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Inaugural Lecture – Prof Owen Dean

Posted by on May 8, 2013 in Events, From the Chair | Comments Off on Inaugural Lecture – Prof Owen Dean

Inaugural Lecture – Prof Owen Dean

Professor Owen Dean will deliver his inaugural lecture on Tuesday 21 May 2013 at 17:30 to mark his investiture as professor of intellectual property law at Stellenbosch University. The topic of his address is Deprivation of Trade Marks Through State Interference in Their Usage.  Summary: The lecture will address the topic of deprivation of trade marks, particularly those of tobacco products, by legislative intervention that propose to limit the use of such trade marks for reasons of public interest, particularly public health. With reference...

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World IP Day Festival

Posted by on Apr 22, 2013 in Events | Comments Off on World IP Day Festival

World IP Day Festival

The Anton Mostert Chair of Intellectual Property is proud to host the World IP Day Festival on Friday 26 April 2013. All events at the festival are free and open to all students.  Check the programme for the venues of the free movie premiere screenings, exhibitions, competitions and free IP legal advice. Free movies showing in Neelsie PULP Cinema 14:00 to 16:00:     View Trailer View Trailer View Trailer   View Trailer   The World IP Day Festival is presented by...

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IP Public Lecture – The Design Wars with Prof Charles Gielen

Posted by on Feb 16, 2013 in Events, From the Chair | Comments Off on IP Public Lecture – The Design Wars with Prof Charles Gielen

IP Public Lecture – The Design Wars with Prof Charles Gielen

THIS EVENT IS NOW CLOSED. The lecture is available as a podcast and audio recording here.   The Chair of Intellectual Property Law will present its annual public lecture on 7 March 2013 with Professor Charles Gielen from Groningen University (Netherlands). The topic of Prof Gielen’s address is “Apple v Samsung – the design wars”. He will examine the significance of trademarks and registered designs for the proprietor’s global advertising strategy and the value of distinctive packaging and product design. The...

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The Intellectual Property Law SHORT COURSE

Posted by on Mar 6, 2012 in Events | Comments Off on The Intellectual Property Law SHORT COURSE

The Intellectual Property Law SHORT COURSE

The Anton Mostert Chair of Intellectual Property Law (University of Stellenbosch) and the Professional Development Project (University of Cape Town) is pleased to announce a short course (3 days) in IP law aimed at non-legal or non-IP practitioners, those in business, commerce, engineering, arts or sciences or indeed anyone with an interest in this crucial field of law. The course is specifically designed to provide students with an introduction to this field of law and its practical application, and has no admission or examination requirements.

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