• 30 January 2018
  • 08:00

IP Protection Masterclass

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Thomas Reisenberger

Regulations and Compliance Lawyer, Legalese

South Africa's Intellectual Property laws and dynamics are in a state of flux; either from the novel applications, it is having to be applied to, or from developments in the relevant laws themselves. Does an app use patents or copyright? What protects computer programmes? How does 40-year-old law apply to objects and concepts not even dreamed of when the law was created?

Come join us for an IP Masterclass workshop, where we shall not only re-position the traditional IP classes into the modern context of tech and apps but also look at how the law is evolving and what it means for you as a pioneer in the SME and tech industry. Remind yourself of the fundamentals of IP Protection, and then also learn something new, in an engaging way!

Thomas Reisenberger is a Regulations and Compliance lawyer at Legalese creative legal agency, with years of experience at the world's biggest global law firm and working for the world's largest technology multinationals and brands. He has advised on some of the biggest product launches in the world and is a specialist in e-commerce, technology regulations and consumer-facing compliance in South Africa. A former high-school teacher, Thomas is engaging, informative and focused on bringing the law back to the people, either through his professional legal services or energetic workshops.

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