Publications

The following is a selection of publications published or co-published by members of the IP Law & Policy Research Unit as well as other media reporting on the Unit’s research activities.

Ongoing

South African Intellectual Property Law Journal  by Ms. Lee-Ann Tong and Prof. Caroline Ncube (eds), Juta

Books and book chapters

  • Innovation and Intellectual Property: Collaborative Dynamics in Africa (2013) by Dr. Tobias Schonwetter et al (ed) with chapter contributions by Dr. Caroline Ncube and Dr. Bernard Maister, UCT Press. ISBN 978-1-91989-599-4. Available at: http://www.openair.org.za/content/open-air-publications
  • Knowledge & Innovation in Africa: Scenarios for the Future (2013) by Shirin Elahi et al. with contributions from Prof. Caroline Ncube and Dr. Tobias Schonwetter. Open AIR Network. ISBN 978-1-55250-577-9. Available at: http://www.openair.org.za/content/open-air-publications
  • South Africa’ in J. Malcolm (ed) Updating  the UN Guidelines for Consumer Protection for the Digital Age (2013), pp. 85-91. Consumers International. ISBN 9780956994370 by Dr. Tobias Schonwetter and Pria Chetty. Available at: http://www.consumersinternational.org/media/1353300/updating-ungcp.pdf
  • ‘Intellectual Property’ & ‘ Electronic Commerce’ in M.A. Fouche (ed) Legal principles of contracts and commercial law 7ed (2012), pp. 289-306 & 307-314. LexisNexis Butterworths. ISBN 978-0-409-04945-9 by Dr. Caroline Ncube and Dr. Debbie Collier-Reed
  • Software Patents‘ in S. Papadous and S. Snail (eds) Cyberlaw III @ SA the law of the internet in South Africa 3ed (2012), pp. 123-136 Van Schaik Publishers. ISBN 9780627028076 by Dr. Caroline Ncube
  • An introduction to the problems with international IPR obligations in the light of development priorities in Sub-Saharan Africa‘ in W. van Genugten and A. Meijknecht (eds) Harnessing Intellectual Property Rights for Development Objectives (2011), pp. 1-109 Wolf Legal Publishers. ISBN 9789058507267 by Dr. Bernard Maister and Caspar van Woensel
  • Access to Knowledge in Africa: The Role of Copyright (2010). UCT Press. ISBN 978-1-91989-545-1, by Dr. Tobias Schonwetter et al (eds) (electronic version)
  • L’acces Au Savoir En Afrique : Le Role Du Droit D’auteur (2011) by Dr. Tobias Schonwetter et al (eds), Pressses de l’Universite Laval. ISBN 9782763793054
  • South Africa‘ in T. Schonwetter et al. (eds), Access to Knowledge in Africa: The Role of Copyright, pp. 231-280. UCT Press. ISBN 9781919895451 by Dr. Tobias Schonwetter, Dr. Caroline Ncube and Pria Chetty
  • Introduction’ & ‘Summary and conclusions on copyright and education in Africa‘ in T. Schonwetter et al. (eds), Access to Knowledge in Africa: The Role of Copyright, pp. 1-21 & 317-353. UCT Press. ISBN 9781919895451 by Dr. Tobias Schonwetter, Dr. Chris Armstrong, Jeremy de Beer, Dr. Dick Kawooya and Achal Prabhala
  • ‘Intellectual Property, Education and Access to Knowledge in Southern Africa’ in Development Agendas: Diverse Views on Intellectual Property, Edward Elgar (2010), ICTSD/UNESCO pre-publication available at available at IPRS Online, by Andrew Rens, with Achal Prabhala, Dick Kawooya
  • ‘Contracts of insurance’ & Electronic commerce’ in D. Collier and K.H. Lehmann (eds) Basic Principles of Business Law 2ed (2010), pp. 291-307 & 515-524. LexisNexis Butterworths. ISBN 9780409019155 by Dr. Caroline Ncube (‘Electronic commerce’ with Dr. Debbie Collier-Reed)
  • ‘Intellectual property’ in D. Collier and K.H. Lehmann (eds) Basic Principles of Business Law 2ed (2010), pp. 457-487. LexisNexis Butterworths. ISBN 9780409019155 by Dr. Tobias Schonwetter and Dr. Debbie Collier-Reed
  • ‘Implementing the WIPO Development Agenda: Treaty Provisions on Minimum Exceptions and Limitations for Education’ in Implementing WIPO’s Development Agenda Waterloo, ON: Wilfred Laurier University Press/Centre for International Governance Innovation/International Development Research Centre, (July 2009) by Andrew Rens
  • Access to Knowledge in South Africa (2009), The Information Society Project at Yale Law School, by A. Rens and R. Khan (eds)
  • A2K in South Africa and Copyright Regulation’ & ‘A2K in South Africa and the Copyright Context’ in A. Rens and R. Khan (eds) Access to Knowledge in South Africa (2009), pp. 53-112 & 53-112. The Information Society Project at Yale Law School, by Dr. Tobias Schonwetter, Dr. Caroline Ncube and Pria Chetty  
  • ‘Social, ethical and legal issues’ in S. Jha and L. Strous (eds) IFIP WITFOR 2007: ICT for development and prosperity (2007) pp. 145-159. IFIP Press, by Dr. Caroline Ncube (with C. Prins and W. Singaga)
  • South Africa‘ and ‘Zimbabwe‘ in M. Blakeney Border Control of Intellectual Property Rights Sweet and Maxwell (looseleaf publication first published 2003, updated annually) ISBN 9780421710009 by Dr. Caroline Ncube

Reports

Articles & briefs

Miscellaneous

In press (selection)