Intellectual property, new technologies and innovation 802

Module code IGZ 802
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Law
Module content

The following aspects will be dealt with:
(a) Patents Act no. 57 of 1978
(b) Designs Act 195 of 1993.
(c) Plant Breeders’ Rights Act 15 of 1976
(d) Patent-related international instruments
(e) New technologies and the law
(f) Innovation and the law
(g) Registrability of patents and designs
(h) Capita selecta including: validity; interpretation of specifications; infringement; amendment or correction; compulsory licences; convention applications and exhaustion of rights.

Module credits 30.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition Afrikaans and English are used in one class
Department Private Law
Period of presentation Semester 1

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