Intellectual property, branding and advertising 803

Module code IGZ 803
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Law
Module content

The following aspects will be dealt with:

(a) Trade Marks Act 194 of 1993

(b) Merchandise Marks Act 17 of 1941

(c) Counterfeit Goods Act 37 of 1997

(d) Relationship between registered trade marks and unregistered trade marks

(e) Branding and trade marks

(f) Advertising and trade marks

(g) Compliance with international instruments.

(h) Trademark-related international intruments

(i) Compliance with international instruments.

(j) Capita selecta including: registrability and validity; infringement; amendment or correction

(k) Civil remedies for the infringement of intellectual property rights

(l) Criminal remedies for the infringement of intellectual property rights.

Module credits 30.00
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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