Photographs from the TAC/MSF picket at Gallagher Estate, directed at the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), can be found here. The picket took place on 26 February 2013 during the DTI’s ‘AFrica IP Forum’.
27 February, MIDRAND – Yesterday, TAC activists picketed at the Africa Intellectual Property (IP) Forum and handed over a memorandum to Rob Davies, Minister of Trade and Industry, before his keynote address. Activists were demanding that the draft IP policy, that will lead to patent law reform, be made public. Minister Davies responded that the […]
On eve of ‘Africa IP Forum’, TAC and MSF ask Minister Rob Davies: “Patent law reform is long overdue, where are your proposals?”
JOHANNESBURG, 25 February – This week the South African Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) sponsors a high-level forum to discuss harnessing intellectual property (IP) to encourage African economic development and prosperity. Yet the DTI’s own new draft Policy on Intellectual Property still languishes out of sight and mind for most […]