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IP Public Lecture 2016 – Comparative Brand Advertising

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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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IP Licensing Short Course – An Absolute Must

Posted by on Aug 13, 2015 in Events | Comments Off on IP Licensing Short Course – An Absolute Must

IP Licensing Short Course – An Absolute Must

The Licensing Executives Society (LES) of South Africa will present its one day short course L.E.S 101: Introduction to Licensing in Stellenbosch on 20 August 2015 at the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study. This course, aimed at everyone with an interest or role in IP rights management, commercialisation and/or technology transfer is an absolute must for any brand owner or manager. See below for the full programme. The course will equip all attendees with a thorough and accessible introduction to the particular legal and practical...

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World IP Day Celebration 2015

Posted by on Apr 8, 2015 in Events | Comments Off on World IP Day Celebration 2015

World IP Day Celebration 2015

Get up, stand up. For Music – This is the theme of World IP Day 2015, celebrated worldwide on 26 April under the auspices of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). This year the focus is on the protection and promotion of musical works and performing artists. As WIPO explains: – “When Bob Marley and the Wailers laid down the opening track on Burnin’ in a Kingston recording studio some four decades ago, they likely had little idea how far their simple, straightforward tune would resonate, becoming an...

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Free Workshop – Patent Law

Posted by on Sep 29, 2014 in Events | Comments Off on Free Workshop – Patent Law

Free Workshop – Patent Law

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World IP Day Celebration 2014

Posted by on Apr 22, 2014 in Events | Comments Off on World IP Day Celebration 2014

World IP Day Celebration 2014

Innovation and creativity are inextricably linked to the protection of intellectual property (IP). It is therefore essential, in order to promote the sciences and useful arts, that all content creators and stakeholders be aware of the legal mechanisms for the protection of IP and its application to their work. The Chair of IP Law, in cooperation with InnovUS and Von Seidels, is proud to again host the annual public event on Stellenbosch campus to celebrate World IP Day and raise awareness about IP among students and staff from all...

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IP Public Lecture – Hacking Back and Hot Pursuit

Posted by on Mar 25, 2014 in Events, Publications | Comments Off on IP Public Lecture – Hacking Back and Hot Pursuit

IP Public Lecture – Hacking Back and Hot Pursuit

THIS EVENT IS NOW CLOSED Please contact us for a transcript of the lecture. The Chair of Intellectual Property Law will present its annual public lecture on 15 April 2014 with Dr Frederick Mostert, Chief Legal Counsel for the Richemont Group of companies which include Cartier, Montblanc, Alfred Dunhill and Van Cleef & Arpels. The topic of Dr Mostert’s address is “Hacking Back and Hot Pursuit to Protect IP Assets – a Scoop on the TradeKey Case”. In an age of digital threats, Dr Mostert will discuss the potential methods to...

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