Intellectual property, creative industries and expression of ideas 804

Module code IGZ 804
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Law
Module content

The following aspects will be dealt with:

  1. Copyright Act 98 of 1978
  2. Performers’ Protection Act 11 of 1967
  3. Registration of Copyright in Cinematograph Films Act 62 of 1977
  4. Creative industries and the law
  5. Creative expression and the law
  6. Copyright-related international instruments
  7. Compliance of South African law with international instruments
  8. Capita selecta including: subsistence and conferral of copyright; scope of and exceptions to copyright; infringement of copyright
Module credits 30.00
NQF Level 09
Prerequisites Admission to the relevant programme.
Contact time 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Private Law
Period of presentation Semester 1 or Semester 2

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