NIPMO INTERPRETATION NOTE 8: GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENT FUNDED IP AND THE INTERFACE WITH THE IPR ACT
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OWNERSHIP WITH RESPECT TO TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION AGENCY (TIA) FUNDING PROGRAMMES
OTT Framework Striving towards a technology transfer orientated nation
The Intellectual Property Rights from Publicly Financed Research and Development Act, 2008 (Act No. 51 of 2008) (IPR Act) came into effect on 2 August 2010. The object of the IPR Act is to make provision that intellectual property (IP) emanating from publicly financed research and development (R&D) is identified, protected, utilised and commercialised for the benefit of the people of the Republic, whether it be for a social, economic, military or any other benefit.
Rules of Procedure under the Regulations made in terms of section 17 of the Intellectual
Property Rights from Publicly Financed Research and Development Act, 2008 (Act No. 51 of
2008) (IPR Act)
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