Gretchen Jansen

Gretchen Jansen

Lecturer, Doctoral Candidate

Department of Mercantile Law

Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Law

Tel: +27(0) 21 808 9630


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Gretchen Jansen is a doctoral candidate and lecturer of Intellectual Property Law in the Digital Environment (LLM), Internet Law (LLB) and Business Organisations & Insolvency Law (LLB) in the Department of Mercantile Law, joining Stellenbosch University in 2020. She completed her LLB and LLM(Intellectual Property Law) degrees at Stellenbosch University in 2017 and 2018 respectively. Prior to joining the Department of Mercantile Law, she worked as an assistant lecturer at the Stellenbosch University Law Clinic, presenting part of Practical Legal Training 471. Her research and teaching interests include performers’ rights, intellectual property law in the digital environment, and law and technology. Her publications deal with topics such as copyright in music, art law, and the development of intellectual property law in the digital environment.