UP | Centre For IP Law


In 2008 the Faculty of Law at the University of Pretoria and Adams & Adams established the Centre for Intellectual Property Law (UPIP) with the express purpose of creating a synergy between the academic resources and expertise in the Faculty of Law and the practical legal experience and strength of Adams & Adams.

The UPIP serves as a platform for the promotion and development of IP Law in Africa by advancing and disseminating knowledge in respect of intellectual property. To this end, the Centre is engaged in research, presentation of the LLM in IPL, supervision of research students at both LLM and LLD level and the development and presentation of short courses on IP law.

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