AFTERNOON DISCUSSION – COPYRIGHT – 4 APRIL 2019

AFTERNOON DISCUSSION – COPYRIGHT – 4 APRIL 2019

LES South Africa hosted an afternoon discussion, presented by Stephen Hollis, on South African Copyright Law at the offices of RM Tucker Attorneys, 21 Scott Street, Waverley, Johannesburg, 2090 on 4 April 2019.

Stephen is a specialist trade mark lawyer who advises local and international clients on brand protection and enforcement strategies with a specific focus on the African market. He also advises on international brand protection strategies, copyright matters and deal structuring in the music and film industries. Stephen has 7 years’ post-qualification experience. Stephen is a fellow of the South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law and is a member of the Institute’s Copyright and also the International Treaties Committees.

Stephen is also a member of the Adams & Adams Entertainment Law Group which deals with legal matters pertaining to the entertainment industry and he has represented clients in top-level negotiations in both the music and film industries, specifically with recording deal negotiations and film distribution deals. He has been closely involved in the copyright reform process in SA over the past number of years.