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IP Public Lecture 2018 – Patent Enforcement Lessons for SA Policy Development

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IP Public Lecture 2018 – Patent Enforcement Lessons for SA Policy Development

The annual Intellectual Property Law Public Lecture, presented by the Chair of IP Law and the Faculty of Law, will take place on 16 August 2018. Prof. Dr. Christoph Ann will deliver the lecture on the topic Patent Enforcement – lessons for SA policy development. He will discuss the link between a meaningful patent system and the ability to effectively enforce patent rights. In light of the proposed changes to the South African patent system, his topic is particularly relevant and will include lessons learned by the EU patent examination...

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Book Launch: Owen Dean’s latest novel Summit Syndrome

Posted by on Jun 13, 2018 in Events | Comments Off on Book Launch: Owen Dean’s latest novel Summit Syndrome

Book Launch: Owen Dean’s latest novel Summit Syndrome

Prof Owen Dean’s latest work, The Summit Syndrome, is still fresh off the presses and is already attracting wide attention and resounding praise (read more here). This fictional courtroom drama is inspired by a real and fascinating copyright infringement/plagiarism case in SA and is a riveting read for everyone. Protea Bookshop will host a launch of the book on Saturday 23 June in the form of an interview with Prof Dean about  the story behind the story and the many peaks along the journey from renowned IP practitioner and leading...

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LES IP Valuation Course

Posted by on May 14, 2018 in Events | Comments Off on LES IP Valuation Course

LES IP Valuation Course

The Licensing Executives Society (LES) of South Africa , in collaboration with Parallel North – Sweden, will be hosting a  course on intellectual property valuation under the theme “Realising Value from Intangible Assets”. To be an expert IP valuator, you need to understand IP rights, commercial considerations and in the South African context also regulatory issues. It is not simply benchmarking of royalties or all valuations being the same. Each IP valuation must make sense within its environment. During this two-day...

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Movie Screening #worldipday

Posted by on Apr 18, 2018 in Events, Publications | Comments Off on Movie Screening #worldipday

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 | Comments Off on World IP Day Public Seminar: Powering Change

World IP Day Public Seminar: Powering Change

On 25 April 2018 the Chair of IP Law at the Faculty of Law, and Innovus, marked 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 was the people behind the innovation, creativity and social impact that underlies IP rights in South Africa and the value of inspired work. It highlighted the personal journeys, views and experiences of six remarkable women who have made, and continue to make, an impact on society by...

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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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