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Social Justice Café: Social Justice and Intellectual Property Law

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Invitation

  • Topic: Social Justice and Intellectual Property Law
  • Date: 27 July 2022, 12:30 – 14:00
  • Venue: The virtual dialogue will be conducted via Microsoft Teams; link to follow

To provide an overview of intellectual property rights, its impact on creators and potential innovators. The café aims to explore consequences stemming from the lack of intellectual property knowledge amongst creators and innovators especially those from marginalised groups. Furthermore, it seeks to analyse and understand trends in the filing of intellectual property rights in South Africa. Ultimately, the café aims to identify social injustices present in the field of intellectual property, as well as identifying any intellectual property related transformation aimed at addressing disparities faced by marginalised groups.

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By Chair in Social Justice team
Published 30 June 2022


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About the Chair:

Professor Thulisile “Thuli” Madonsela, an advocate of the High Court of South Africa, is the law trust chair in social justice and a law professor at the University of Stellenbosch, where she conducts and coordinates social justice research and teaches constitutional and administrative law.

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