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FACULTY OF LAW

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Prof W Erlank

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Icon - Job title Job title
Associate Professor
Icon - Phone Telephone
+27(0)18 299 1932
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+27(0)18 299 1946
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Icon - Location Location
Potchefstroom Campus, Main Building F5, Room 109
Icon - Qualifications Qualifications
LLB (Stell) 2002
LLM (Stell) 2004
HonsBA (Stell) 2006
Certificate in Legal Practice(UNISA) 2006
Icon - Expertise Expertise
Law of Property
Virtual Goods
Tegnology
Internet Law 
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Latest Publications:

Guest Editor and article author of a special edition of the Potchefstroom Electronic Law Review (PER) on the conference proceedings from the Colloquium on the Green Paper on Land Reform (2012/2013 – to be published in 2014)

International publications:

  1. Erlank W “Don’t Touch my Virtual Property: Justification for the Recognition of Virtual Property” 2016(3) SALJ (forthcoming)
  2. Erlank W “Property Rights in Space: Moving the Goal Posts so the Players don’t Notice” 2016 PER (forthcoming)
  3. Erlank W “Finding Property in New Places – Property in Cyber and Outer Space” 2015 PER
  4. Erlank W “Rethinking Terra Nullius and Property in Space” 2015 PER
  5. Erlank W “Property Relationships in Virtual Worlds – A Return to the Feudal System?” (2015)11 Corporate Board: Role, Duties & Composition
  6. Erlank W “Introduction to Virtual Property” (2015) PER
  7. Erlank W “The Property of Virtual Property” chapter in Boully S (ed) Property Law Perspectives III, Intersentia: Ius Commune Europaeum Series 2014
  8. Erlank W “Green Paper on Land Reform: Overview and Challenges” (2014) PER
  9. Erlank W “Property and Sovereignty in Virtual Worlds” Chapter in Smith J (ed) The Ashgate book on Property, Exclusion, and Sovereignty (2013)
  10. Erlank W "Books, Apps, Movies and Music in the Digital Library" EPLJ 2013
  11. Erlank W "Editorial for Special Edition" EPLJ 2013
  12. Erlank W The Move of Various Virtual World Operators as Well as Large Social Media Companies to Institute a So-Called Real/Verified User ID System (2013 vol 29 issue 1) Computer Law & Security Review

National publications:

  1. Erlank W Social Media Juta's Quarterly Review of South African Law (JQR) 2015(1)
  2. Erlank W Social Media Juta's Quarterly Review of South African Law (JQR) 2015(2)
  3. Erlank W Social Media Juta's Quarterly Review of South African Law (JQR) 2015(3)
  4. Erlank W Social Media Juta's Quarterly Review of South African Law (JQR) 2015(4)
  5. Erlank W Review: “Atlas teen die Vergeetrivier deur Pirow Bekker” 2015 Woord en Daad
  6. Erlank W Social Media Juta's Quarterly Review of South African Law (JQR) 2014(1)
  7. Erlank W Social Media Juta's Quarterly Review of South African Law (JQR) 2014(2)
  8. Erlank W Social Media Juta's Quarterly Review of South African Law (JQR) 2014(3)
  9. Erlank W Social Media Juta's Quarterly Review of South African Law (JQR) 2014(4)
  10. Erlank W "Acquisition of Property inside Virtual Worlds" (2013) De Jure
  11. Erlank W Review: “Bleek Planeet deur Dolf van Niekerk” (2013) Woord en Daad
  12. Erlank W Property in Virtual Worlds (2013) University of Stellenbosch Doctoral Thesis