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South Africa considers pharma patent changes


After several years of relative calm, pharmaceutical patents are in the spotlight again in South Africa, with a new Draft IP Policy launched. Russell Bagnall and Dario Tanziani explain why it has been introduced, and discuss the changes proposed

Access to medicines, and the role that the patent system plays in preventing such access, became the subject of debate several years ago in South Africa. In the early 2000s, and at a time when the HIV-AIDS pandemic reached very...


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