Focusing on sporting heroes

2019-05-15 06:01
World Intellectual Property Day, to promote the role of intellectual property in society, was held on 2 May at the campus of the Central University of Technology (CUT) in Bloemfontein. The theme for this year, “Reach for Gold”, takes a closer look at the world of sports and focusses mainly on sporting heroes and the people around the world who are innovative in boosting sports’ performance and its global appeal. This was held in partnership with the National Intellectual Property Management Office, Small Enterprise Development Agency, Technology Innovation Agency, Free State Development Corporation, Department of Science and Technology and the Department of Trade and Industry. In front is Jared McIntyre (wheelchair rugby); and from left at the back are: dr. Kerry Faul (head National Intellectual Property Management Office), prof. Henk de Jager (CUT vice chancellor and principal), Thamaray Govender (Technology Innovation Agency) and Teboho Oupa Mohoje (Toyota Cheetahs and Springbok rugby player). Photo: Supplied

World Intellectual Property Day, to promote the role of intellectual property in society, was held on 2 May at the campus of the Central University of Technology (CUT) in Bloemfontein. The theme for this year, “Reach for Gold”, takes a closer look at the world of sports and focusses mainly on sporting heroes and the people around the world who are innovative in boosting sports’ performance and its global appeal. This was held in partnership with the National Intellectual Property Management Office, Small Enterprise Development Agency, Technology Innovation Agency, Free State Development Corporation, Department of Science and Technology and the Department of Trade and Industry. In front is Jared McIntyre (wheelchair rugby); and from left at the back are: dr. Kerry Faul (head National Intellectual Property Management Office), prof. Henk de Jager (CUT vice chancellor and principal), Thamaray Govender (Technology Innovation Agency) and Teboho Oupa Mohoje (Toyota Cheetahs and Springbok rugby player). Photo: Supplied

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