Advanced Short Course in Intellectual Property Management and Innovation
The Advanced Short Course in Intellectual Property Management and Innovation is a short learning programme designed to empower innovators, lawyers, managers and technology transfer officers of intellectual property portfolios to manage intellectual property assets and stimulate innovation. The course aims to empower innovators, managers and technology transfer officers of intellectual property portfolios to manage intellectual property assets and stimulate innovation. The course is designed to support innovators and managers in several areas of intellectual property management and technology transfer best practices. The focus of this learning programme constitutes the management of primarily technology driven intellectual property rights, as set forth in South Africa, EU, USA and other selected countries.
About the presenters
The presenters include:
Prof DR Dres hc Joseph Straus: is a former Director of the Max-Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition in Munich Germany, and the Marshall B. Coyne Visiting Professor of International and Comparative Law at the George Washington University Law School in Washington, D.C. At UNISA he holds the NIPMO-UNISA Chair in Intellectual Property. He has acted as consultant to many national and international governmental bodies, such as the German and Swiss Parliaments and Governments, the European Parliament and the EU Commission, the European Patent Organization, WIPO, OECD, UNCTAD, UNIDO, etc. He has rich experience in counseling companies in important cases. Professor Straus has far more than 300 publications in the field and still lectures in international conferences worldwide. He is the recipient of many national and international awards.
Mr. Ugresen Maistry: received his BA and LLB from the University of Cape Town, and his LL.M. in Intellectual Property from The University of Augsburg and the Munich Intellectual Property Center, a Joint venture of the George Washington University Law School, Washington, D.C. the Max-Planck Society, the Technical University Munich and the University of Augsburg. He is a member of the South African Bar and a Solicitor in UK. He was a scholarship holder of the Max-Planck Institute and has collected practical experience in South African Law firms.
ABOUT THE PROGRAMME
The credit calculation is based on the assumption that all students
Summary of the Short Learning Programme
Outcomes, assessment criteria and range statements
A range of tasks in study guides or tutorial letters, assignments, and examinations will show that students have achieved the outcomes.
Assessment and Examination Procedures
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