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The Diffusion of Intellectual Property Rights Around the World

07 September 2017
12:30 - 13:30

Date: 7 September 2017 

12h30 – 13h30 


Dr Colin Darch, Honorary Research Fellow, Human Sciences Research Council, Honorary Research Associate, DGRU, University of Cape Town, Honorary Research Associate, CAS, University of Cape Town
Professor Visitante, Universidade Pedagógica, Maputo

Intellectual Property (IP) is usually analysed mainly in contemporary Western legal and economic terms but when we look at copyright, patents, and trademarks historically and across cultures, a different picture emerges, one which I will argue is both complex and disturbing.

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