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This course consists of 4 modules
Every day we are exposed to hundreds of trademarks, whether in our homes, on the street, at work, or in the media that we read and watch. However, most people have only a general idea of trademark laws and how they operate.
This module will explore the legal definition of a trademark, how to choose a trademark that stands out, the value of a trademark as a business asset, the procedure for filing an application to register a trademark, and how to protect your trademark from infringers.
Patents are awarded to creations or inventions of the human mind and as such form an important category of intellectual property (IP) protection.
This module will explore the definition of a patent, the purpose and role of a patent in everyday life, the procedure for filing an application to be granted a patent, and how to identify whether your technology or innovation is patentable.
An item or article in a store will catch your eye because its design is attractive or its function appeals to you. For businesses that develop products, the aim is to create designs with unique functional or aesthetic features which can be monopolised. Design registrations, however, are an under-utilised option when it comes to intellectual property (IP) protection.
This module will explore the definition of an industrial design, the purpose and role of industrial designs and their impact on your business, and the procedure for filing an application to be granted a design registration.
Copyright laws are notoriously ambiguous and often misunderstood. Unfortunately, South Africa’s Copyright Act 98 of 1978 has not consistently kept up with technological advancements in the publishing arena, although various amendments have been made and significant changes may come into effect in 2020. The Act is administered by the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission in the Department of Trade and Industry.
This module will explore, among other topics, the definition of copyright, the works eligible for copyright and how to determine if you own the copyright to a work.