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Intellectual Property in the CCIs - Report

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Intellectual Property in the CCIs - Report This study is primarily comprised of desk-based research, and presents a synthesis and analysis of the wealth of existing literature on the complex and intertwined fields of Intellectual Property and the Creative and Cultural Industries in South Africa. The report outlines key areas of contention both globally and locally in these fields, taking cognizance of the importance of viewing South Africa as a developing country, and thus affected by the developing/ developed polarities in global trade and IPRs, but also recognizing the particularities of the South African context as an emerging economy with strong legal and financial infrastructure.
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