Eugene Honey, Menzi Maboyi (MenM), Farzana Rassool (FR) and Shakes Mashaba (SM) travelled to Botswana during June 2016, in order to meet with the Registrar of the Company and Intellectual Property Authority (CIPA), Mr Tim Moalusi, and Registry officials to discuss outstanding matters and current developments and to assess the operations of A&A’s associated office.
The visit coincided with the sub regional intellectual property workshop for young innovators organised by WIPO, the Africa Innovation Forum (AIF) and the Japan Patent Office (JPO). The Workshop coincided with the annual Africa Innovation awards. Eugene Honey was invited to present a paper and sit as a panellist for the session on valuation of IP assets, commercialisation and monetization.
Image L – R: Eugene Honey, A&A, Mr Tim Moalusi, Registrar of CIPA & Menzi Maboyi, A&A.