Speaker

Erik van der Vyver

Mr. Erik van der Vyver

Partner and Patent Attorney
Von Seidels
South Africa

Erik van der Vyver is a patent attorney and partner at Von Seidels. He specialises in local and foreign patents, inventions in the electrical and IT fields and is also involved in generic pharmaceutical patent litigation. He is the head of the patent department at Von Seidels. Erik van der Vyver specialises in the preparation and filing of both local and foreign patent applications, particularly electronic and electrical type inventions as well as information technology and computer implemented inventions. Erik's expertise includes the preparation and prosecution of registered design applications in South Africa and abroad, patent and general intellectual property litigation, the drafting of patent infringement opinions and drafting of patent licence agreements. He is also experienced in conducting patentability and prior art searches, particularly in relation to chemical and pharmaceutical inventions.

DAY I, 18TH JANUARY 2019, FRIDAY

2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Technical Session II - Copyright & Big Data - A view from the industry

Scarlet II

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DAY II, 19TH JANUARY 2019, SATURDAY

2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Technical Session XII - Critical Issues on patenting of Software under different Jurisdictions

Petunia and Amarylis

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DAY II, 19TH JANUARY 2019, SATURDAY

4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Technical Session XV - Damages and awards for IP Infringements

Scarlet III

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