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Book Launch: From Edison to iPod by Frederick Mostert

From Edison to IpodPlease join Penguin, Wordsworth Books and authors Frederick Mostert and Don MacRobert for the launch of their new book, From Edison to iPod, next week in Cape Town.

The book has been aptly described as a “copyright and patent toolkit”, and this special South African edition is tailored to help locals protect and profit from their creations – be they songs, books, websites or other inventions.

Event Details

  • Date: Thursday, 19 July 2007
  • Time: 5:30 PM for 6:00 PM
  • Venue: Wordsworth Books, Gardens Centre Shop 7
    Mill Street, Cape Town | Map
  • Refreshments will be served
  • RSVP: Wordsworth Books,, (021) 461 8464

About the book
From Edison to iPod is written for those people who have creative or ingenious minds, who wish to obtain a patent for their new ideas or inventions; or make sure that the copyright of their new inventions. The patent system ensures that individual inventors profit from their innovations without fear of theft of their intellectual property.

Frederick Mostert & Don MacRobert are both leaders in the intellectual property field.

They have counselled public figures and celebrities including Lucas Radebe, Ryk Neethling, Nelson Mandela, Boris Becker, Stella McCartney, The Shaolin Monks and Ernie Els. The aim is to protect these individuals intellectual property, so that no one can exploit them by using their names commercially.

Follow their practical tips and expert advice and learn how intellectual property works.

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