The South African Copyright Act allows the author or the copyright owner the privilege to authorise or prevent certain acts in relation to a creative work. The rights owner of a work can use, transfer, license, prohibit or authorise the reproduction, distribution, public performance, broadcasting, translation or adaptation of copyright material.
The Intellectual Property Commercialisation team can assist you with arrangements in respect of the following copyright matters:
- Licensing and royalty agreements
- Assignment and transfer of ownership
- Motion picture agreements