· MARCH – Members of the Fix the Patent Laws campaign picket outside pharmaceutical company Roche to highlight the excessive price charged for breast cancer medicine trastuzumab.

· JULY – Cabinet approves a new IP Consultative Framework for South Africa, which is published for public comment by the Department of Trade and Industry

· SEPTEMBER – Over 1000 activists from the Fix the Patent Laws Campaign march to the DTI office in Pretoria to hand over the coalition’s joint submission on the IP Consultative Framework.