Intellectual Property Law Workshop


Join the Cape Town Fashion Council for a Workshop that will give attendees a broader understanding of how the law applies to the Fashion Industry


Protect your brand image through the use of trademarks, copyrights, patents, license agreements and non-disclosure agreements. Learn what can be protected and how to protect it with a clear and concise guide.


Date: Tuesday, 19 May 2015

Time: 5 pm – 7 pm

Venue: CTFC offices (2nd Floor Harrington House, 37 Barrack Street, Cape Town)

Facilitator: Pieter GJ Koornhof [BA LLB LLM (Stell)]

Lecturer at the University of Western Cape & Attorney of the High Court of South Africa

Fee: R 100



•The scope of Copyright protection in South Africa

Trademark infringement and counterfeit goods

Design Law for the Fashion Designer

•The relevance of patents in the fashion industry 

•Respecting the Intellectual Property rights of others and what can be done to minimize the risk factor

•What to do if your rights have been infringed


This workshop is ideal for designers looking to protect their designs, fashion industry leaders looking to expand their knowledge of the industry and anyone else with an interest in this controversial field!



To RSVP please email Sumaiya De’Mar - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  


Please include the following: 


- Your full name 

- Your contact number 

- Your company name / label