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DR KERRY FAUL AT THE HELM OF NIPMO

On 13 December 2013, the National Intellectual Property Management Office (NIPMO) was designated a specialised service delivery unit (SSDU) of the Department of Science and Technology in a notice published in the Government Gazette by the Minister of Public Service and Administration.  NIPMO is the first SSDU to be established by the South African government and, while it is dependent on the Department in respect of corporate services, and is not as autonomous as an agency or science council, it has its own budget line item and delegations of authority.
 

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Three-dimensional Design student wins Innovation Competition

Mr Nelius van As, a student at the Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment who specialises in Three-dimensional Design, was named the winner of the 2013 Innovation Competition and walked off with a cash prize of the R30 000. He also received an additional R20 000 in seed funding. Hosted by the Directorate of Research and Innovation, the annual Innovation Competition Awards Ceremony took place at Dénisburg on 13 September.

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Clinical trials and intellectual property ownership in terms of the IPR-PFRD Act

Clinical trials and intellectual property ownership in terms of the Intellectual Property Rights from Publicly Financed Research and Development Act
On 22 August 2013, the National Intellectual Property Management Office (NIPMO) held a full-day workshop with researchers and Office of Technology Transfer (OTT) personal on the topic "Clinical Trials and IP Ownership in terms of the IPR-PFRD Act" at the University of Cape Town.
 

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Announcement

Tue, 20/08/2013 - 13:51

http://www.clipdc.co.za/
The National Intellectual Property Management Office (NIPMO) along with the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission are delighted to announce the upcoming jointly- sponsored conference on “Creating and Leveraging Intellectual Property in Developing Countries: A Power Tool for Social and Economic Growth’’ (Durban, 17 to 20 November 2013)
Highlights of the Conference include:

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Fri, 26/07/2013 - 11:31

Written by Joseph Allen
Allen & Associates
Posted: Jul 17, 2013 @ 7:45 am
We have met the enemy— and he is us
~ Walt Kelly, creator of the comic strip Pogo

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