Intellectual property, new technologies and innovation 802
Faculty of Law
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.
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