Workshop on IP Strategy for Small & Medium Sized Enterprises

Tuesday, 14th September 2010 at the Breakwater Lodge in Cape Town

A 1-day, high-level overview of IP strategy designed for executives from small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs).  The event is co-organized by the University of Cape Town‘s IP Law and Policy Research Unit, South Africa’s DTI, the USPTO (US Patent and Trademark Office) and the non-profit organisation PIPRA,  which promotes practical IP and commercialization strategies for non-profit and humanitarian projects.

The expert presenters will give the audience a practical, nuts-and-bolts overview of how SMEs can best identify, protect, and monetize their intangible assets. We will have IP policy experts and many of the best attorneys in South Africa speaking about  the real-world use of IP in their clients’ businesses. Registration is free and includes a networking lunch at Stonebreaker Restaurant as well as refreshments in the morning and afternoon.  There is wireless internet access available throughout the Breakwater Lodge  premises.  Limit of 2 attendees per company.
These workshops are funded by the generous support of the USPTO’s Intellectual Property Initiative.  If you are interested in attending the workshop, please use the form here. The programme is available on the registration website.