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Inaugural Lecture: Prof Sadulla Karjiker

Posted by on Sep 12, 2017 in Events, Publications | 0 comments

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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Full Review: Copyright Amendment Bill 2017

Posted by on Jun 14, 2017 in Copyright, IPStell, Publications | Comments Off on Full Review: Copyright Amendment Bill 2017

Full Review: Copyright Amendment Bill 2017

The Chair of IP Law has submitted its commentary on the 2017 Copyright Amendment Bill, version B13-2017, published by the Department of Trade and Industry on 16 May 2017, pursuant to Government Gazette (Notice 799 of 2017 (GG 40121, 5 July 2016). The full text of the Chair’s comments, drafted by Prof Sadulla Karjiker and Mr Cobus Jooste, is available here.   Follow Share on...

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Video: Prof Karjiker on the Copyright Amendment Bill

Posted by on Jun 14, 2017 in IPStell, Publications, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Video: Prof Karjiker on the Copyright Amendment Bill

Video: Prof Karjiker on the Copyright Amendment Bill

The incumbent of the Chair of IP Law, Prof Sadulla Karjiker, recently addressed the Geneva Network/Free Market Foundation Roundtable discussion on South Africa’s journey to a knowledge economy: progress and challenges. His speech dealt with the 2017 Copyright Amendment Bill, and supplements the comments of the Chair of IP Law on the Bill. You can watch a recording of Prof Karjiker’s speech here. You can read more about the 2017 Bill here.     Follow Share on...

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Prof Owen Dean peer-selected to list of Best Lawyers in SA

Posted by on Nov 18, 2016 in From the Chair, Publications | Comments Off on Prof Owen Dean peer-selected to list of Best Lawyers in SA

Prof Owen Dean peer-selected to list of Best Lawyers in SA

Professor Owen Dean, first incumbent of the Chair of IP Law, Emeritus Professor and current Research Fellow at Stellenbosch University has again been selected by his peers in legal practice for inclusion in the 8th edition of the list of best lawyers in South Africa in the practice area of Intellectual Property Law. The Best Lawyers ranking is widely recognised as the oldest and most esteemed peer-review publication in the legal profession and inclusion in the list is a significant honour bestowed on the recipient by their peers after a...

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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 Public Lecture 2015 – Downloads Available

Posted by on Nov 18, 2015 in Copyright, Publications | Comments Off on IP Public Lecture 2015 – Downloads Available

IP Public Lecture 2015 – Downloads Available

The annual Intellectual Property Law Public Lecture was presented by Prof Owen Dean on 6 October 2015 on the topic Copyright as an Agent of Social Justice – perspective on the Lion Sleeps Tonight case.  To read more about the lecture click here. If you missed the lecture, you can watch the video podcast of the lecture, with slides included, by downloading one of the files below. Please select the appropriate option by clicking on the download button below. A suitable media player may be downloaded here.   Option 1 IP Public...

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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 Hall of Fame Welcomes Prof Mostert

Posted by on Apr 8, 2015 in Publications | Comments Off on IP Hall of Fame Welcomes Prof Mostert

IP Hall of Fame Welcomes Prof Mostert

Prof Frederick Mostert, extraordinary Professor of IP Law and member of the Chair of Intellectual Property Law at Stellenbosch University, is one of the five 2015 inductees to the IP Hall of Fame. Prof Mostert is past president of the International Trademark Association (INTA) and former chief intellectual property counsel of luxury group Richemont. He is also a research fellow at St Peter’s College, University of Oxford, and guest professor at Peking University. Prof Mostert joins a list of the most eminent IP scholars and practitioners...

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New IP Law Book Invaluable

Posted by on Dec 1, 2014 in Publications | Comments Off on New IP Law Book Invaluable

New IP Law Book Invaluable

“It is their practical experience in the evolvement of intellectual property for a period of close on four decades and their academic input which renders this textbook invaluable.” With these words, Judge Mabel Jansen of the Gauteng High court introduced the new book jointly authored by the Chair of Intellectual Property Law and Spoor & Fisher, specialist intellectual property practitioners. (Click here to read the rest of Judge Jansen’s speech delivered on 13 November at the book launch in Pretoria.) The new book, Dean...

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Owen Dean selected for Best Lawyers in South Africa in Intellectual Property Law Practice

Posted by on Oct 31, 2014 in Publications | Comments Off on Owen Dean selected for Best Lawyers in South Africa in Intellectual Property Law Practice

Owen Dean selected for Best Lawyers in South Africa in Intellectual Property Law Practice

The incumbent of the Chair of Intellectual Property Law, Prof Owen Dean, has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the latest edition of Best Lawyers in South Africa in the practice area of Intellectual Property Law. Congratulations to Prof Dean. To be selected by one’s peers as a leading practitioner in your field is without doubt an honour worth celebrating, made all the more significant considering that Prof Dean has been retired from full time practice for some years. Prof Dean has been in practice as an Intellectual...

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