A two-week Summer School on Intellectual Property (IP) and Transfer of Technology (TT) is offered jointly by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Academy, the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) through the National Intellectual Property Management Office (NIPMO), the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC) of the Department of Trade and Industry (dti) and Central University of Technology (CUT) in Bloemfontein, South Africa from November 25 to December 06, 2019.
The Summer School provides an opportunity for senior students and young professionals to acquire deeper knowledge of IP and TT. The programme includes lectures by experts in the field of IP and TT.
The program consists of lectures, case studies, simulation exercises and group discussions on selected IP topics, with an orientation towards the interface between IP and other disciplines. A certificate of participation is awarded to participants who successfully complete the program requirements.
The Summer School is open to 50 senior students (graduate and postgraduate) and young professionals from any field of study or discipline. The program is designed for candidates who are already familiar with IP. All applicants are required to have successfully completed the WIPO Distance Learning Course on Intellectual Property Management (DL 450) before being selected for the program.