20 Feb 2016

Ron Layton: intellectual property in Africa

From Saturday Morning, 8:15 am on 20 February 2016
Ron Layton

Ron Layton Photo: supplied

Ron Layton is an expatriate New Zealander who is the founder and CEO of LightYears IP, a board member of the African IP Trust, and a fellow of Ashoka, the largest worldwide network of social entrepreneurs.

He is creating global mechanisms that provide poor producer businesses in developing countries with a full range of intellectual property tools that allow them to re-position for higher and more stable incomes. 

He talks to Kim Hill.