Friday, 20 September 2013

UNISA Roundtable on GIs - Monday - Hurry

Afro-IP has just heard that there are a few seats left to participate in a UNISA hosted roundtable on GIs on Monday.

Prepare your thoughts for Heritage Day on Tuesday by spending the morning dedicated to the potential of South Africa's heritage. Speak with authority over the braai on Braai Day about your Karoo Lamb, Biltong and Rooibos infused beer. Hurry though, seats are limited. RSVP: hurtee1@unisa.ac.za

Perspectives on Geographical Indications: Protection, Trade, and Potential

The Centre for Business Law and the Special Interest Research Group on Intellectual Property Law of the University of South Africa invite you to this roundtable on geographical indications. The roundtable will be opened by Ambassador Roeland van de Geer, ambassador of the European Union to South Africa. Participants from government, academia, and industry include Francis Fay (European Commission), Mustaqeem de Gama (Department of Trade and Industry), Paul Michau (Camdeboo), Soekie Snyman (Rooibos Council), and Professors Esmé du Plessis (Adams & Adams) and Coenraad Visser (Unisa).

To ensure efficient participation, the number of participants is limited.

Date: 23 September 2013
Time: 08:15 to 14:00
Venue: Innovation Hub, Pretoria


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