The Faculty of Law offers Intellectual Property Law courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. It also has a cohort of research students completing Masters and Doctoral theses. LLB students also have the option of completing an independent research paper in Intellectual Property Law.
Completed Postgraduate research
The following dissertations and theses on Intellectual Property have been completed under Prof Ncube's supervision or co-supervision during the current term of the chair (2019 - 2023). The full list of research candidates supervised to completion and graduation by Prof Ncube is available here. Where available, a download link from OpenUCT is provided.
- Ruth Mulenga Sinkala 'Protection of traditional knowledge, an incomplete victory? Towards inclusion of gender considerations in traditional knowledge protection: A Zambian perspective' PhD, 2022
- Helen Chuma-Okoro 'Promoting creative economies in Nigeria and South Africa through communal and collaborative intellectual property rights strategies', PhD, 2022
- Mzimasi Mayeza 'Copyright in the Music Industry: The Protection of Artists’ Rights Against Exploitation in South Africa' LLM, 2022
- Amusa, Mohammad 'Sui Generis Protection of Traditional Knowledge in Nigeria: Lessons to be Learnt from Selected African Jurisdictions' LLM, 2022
- Duku, Elissa 'TRIPS Flexibilities and Access to Essential Medicines in South Africa' LLM, 2021
- Zondi, Nokwanda 'A dissection of the Protection, Promotion, Development and Management of Indigenous Knowledge Act 6 of 2019: Substantive Issues and forseeable consequences for the creative industries in South Africa' LLM, 2021
- Neerooa, Sheik 'Liability for disseminating the Digital Age: Copyright Law and Hyperlinking on the World Wide Web' LLM, 2021
- Mwaura, Caroline ‘Examining the role of intellectual property law in Kenya’s oil and gas sector‘ PhD, 2020
- Monnya, Bontle 'The Effect of the Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Act on Rural Women Crafters’ Intellectual Property Rights' LLB, 2020
- Oriakhogba, Desmond O ‘Strengthening the regulation regimes for collecting societies in South Africa and Nigeria: any room for competition law?‘ PhD, 2019