· FEBRUARY – In support of the TRIPS Waiver proposal, 10 groups of health activists delivered letters to 15 embassies in Pretoria and Cape Town demanding that their governments support the waiver request or at the very least stop obstructing the adoption of the proposed waiver in the WTO.

· MARCH – Members of the FPTL campaign picketed outside the Department of Trade and Industry and Competition to demand that the government fix the patent laws to accelerate access to medicines for all.

· MAY – The Fix the Patent Laws campaign welcomed the announcement that the Biden-Harris Administration supports the temporary waiver of intellectual property protections for COVID-19 vaccines.