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:

  1. Patents Act no. 57 of 1978
  2. Designs Act 195 of 1993.
  3. Plant Breeders’ Rights Act 15 of 1976
  4. Patent-related international instruments
  5. New technologies and the law
  6. Innovation and the law
  7. Registrability of patents and designs
  8. Capita selecta including: validity; interpretation of specifications; infringement; amendment or correction; compulsory licences; convention applications and exhaustion of rights.
Module credits 30.00
NQF Level 09
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Private Law
Period of presentation Semester 1

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