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Movie Screening #worldipday

Posted by on Apr 18, 2018 in Events, Publications | 0 comments

Movie Screening #worldipday

To celebrate world IP day, Stellenbosch University, Innovus, the Chair of IP Law and Spoor & Fisher will host a private screening of the film The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks on 25 April to coincide with the World IP Day Seminar, which will start later on the same day. The film, starring Oprah Winfrey, is based on the award winning non-fiction book of the same title by Rebecca Skloot. It documents the story of Henrietta Lacks, who was diagnosed with cervical cancer in the 1950s, and whose HeLa cells  would change the course of...

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World IP Day Public Seminar: Powering Change

Posted by on Apr 12, 2018 in Events, Publications | 0 comments

World IP Day Public Seminar: Powering Change

On 25 April 2018 the Chair of IP Law at the Faculty of Law, and Innovus, will mark World IP Day by hosting a public seminar followed by a Q&A panel session on the theme Powering change: Stellenbosch womxn in innovation and creativity. The focus of this seminar is on the people behind the innovation, creativity and social impact that underlies IP rights in South Africa and the value of inspired work. It highlights the personal journeys and experiences of five remarkable Stellenbosch women who have made, and continue to make, an impact on...

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Inaugural Lecture: Prof Sadulla Karjiker

Posted by on Sep 12, 2017 in Events, Publications | Comments Off on Inaugural Lecture: Prof Sadulla Karjiker

Inaugural Lecture: Prof Sadulla Karjiker

The investiture of Professor Sadulla Karjiker will take place on Thursday 28 September 2017 during his inaugural lecture as professor of law at Stellenbosch University. The topic of Prof Karjiker’s address is IP: Politics and beyond. The inaugural lecture will also serve as the Intellectual Property Law Public Lecture 2017 and is open to the public. Please click here to download the invitation.   Date 28 September 2017 Time 18:00 for 18:30 Venue Jannasch Hall, Konservatorium, Victoria Street, Stellenbosch For directions...

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IP Roundtable – World IP Day 2017

Posted by on Apr 16, 2017 in Events | Comments Off on IP Roundtable – World IP Day 2017

IP Roundtable – World IP Day 2017

To mark World IP Day 2017, the Chair of IP Law is hosting an interactive session on 25 April at the Faculty of Law, Stellenbosch University, presented by Innovus and Von Seidels. The roundtable session will include legal experts in all of the branches of IP law, practitioners, entrepreneurs, researchers and those involved in the incubation of innovation and the commercialisation of intellectual property. This is an opportunity to get answers to your IP questions and learn from others about how to turn your ideas into a reality. The theme of...

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IP and IT Law Conference

Posted by on Mar 22, 2017 in Events | Comments Off on IP and IT Law Conference

IP and IT Law Conference

This event is closed. The first annual conference of the AIPLITL will take place on 21 & 22 June 2017 at Stellenbosch University with the theme Contemporary Issues in IT and IP Law.  Hosted by the Chair of Intellectual Property Law from the Faculty of Law at Stellenbosch University on behalf of the association, the conference will take place at the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Studies (STIAS) in Stellenbosch. The conference will bring together a wide variety of law teachers and researchers in IP and/or IT law from Southern...

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IP Public Lecture 2016 – Comparative Brand Advertising

Posted by on Aug 4, 2016 in Events, From the Chair | Comments Off on IP Public Lecture 2016 – Comparative Brand Advertising

IP Public Lecture 2016 – Comparative Brand Advertising

THIS EVENT IS NOW CLOSED The Chair of Intellectual Property Law presents the annual IP Law Public Lecture 2016 with Charles Webster, partner at Spoor & Fisher and frequent contributor to the intellectual property law programmes (LLM, PGDip and Short Course) at Stellenbosch University. Charles’ lecture on Comparative Brand Advertising: the legal do’s and don’ts promises to be of significant value to all trade mark practitioners and brand managers and indeed everyone with an interest in promoting their goods or services...

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INTA in the Mother City

Posted by on May 12, 2016 in Events | Comments Off on INTA in the Mother City

INTA in the Mother City

The meeting of the International Trade Mark Association (INTA) on 1 and 2 September 2016 will be the first meeting of INTA in Africa in 20 years. The conference is set to be significantly important, with the theme Building Africa With Brands. The preceding INTA–BASCAP Workshop on 31 August will be on the topic: Intermediaries and Rights Holders—Working Together to Stop Counterfeiting and Piracy.  The impressive list of speakers include the founder of the Chair of IP Law, Prof Owen Dean, who will address the conference on Traditional...

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Q&A Session on World IP Day

Posted by on Apr 20, 2016 in Events, Publications | Comments Off on Q&A Session on World IP Day

Q&A Session on World IP Day

We celebrate World Intellectual Property Day 2016 on 26 April with an interactive Q&A session with students, creators, innovators, legal and commercialisation experts to discuss how to turn valuable ideas into career opportunities and commercial assets. You are invited to join the discussion at 13:00 on 26 April in the Ou Hoofgebou. Entry and refreshments are free. Please RSVP by email to annettev@sun.ac.za. See the invitation below for more detail. The session is presented by the Anton Mostert Chair of Intellectual Property Law at the...

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IP Seminar at UJ

Posted by on Mar 30, 2016 in Events | Comments Off on IP Seminar at UJ

IP Seminar at UJ

Prof Wim Alberts and the University of Johannesburg’s annual IP seminar is just around the corner and, as usual, promises to be truly interesting. He has lined up an impressive collection of topics and speakers to bring new perspectives on intellectual property for 2016. If you are around UJ next week, this would be a day well spent. The programme is available here.   Follow Share on...

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IP Public Lecture – Copyright as an Agent of Social Justice

Posted by on Sep 14, 2015 in Events, Publications | Comments Off on IP Public Lecture – Copyright as an Agent of Social Justice

IP Public Lecture – Copyright as an Agent of Social Justice

THIS EVENT IS NOW CLOSED To watch the video podcast of the lecture, click here.   The Chair of Intellectual Property Law will present the annual IP Public Lecture on 6 October 2015 with Prof Owen Dean, incumbent of the Chair of IP Law and consultant to Spoor & Fisher. The topic of Prof Dean’s lecture, Copyright as an Agent of Social Justice, will present a perspective on the “Lion Sleeps Tonight” case which was led by Prof Dean and marked a watershed moment in the development of South African copyright...

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