The recent report on “Pharmaceutical Patent Grants in India How our safeguards against evergreening have failed, and why the system must be reformed” shows immense irregularities in grant of patents in the country. Over the past decades India’s patent system has … Continue reading
Source: Business Today | April 25, 2018 Majority of pharmaceutical drug patents granted by India might have skipped elaborate scrutiny, an analysis of patent grants by a team of researchers and patent lawyers reveals. The report which studied the prosecution history of … Continue reading
It is with great sadness that the Fix the Patent Laws (FTPL) coalition shares news of Tobeka Daki’s death. Tobeka, was a single mother from Mdantsane in the Eastern Cape, a daughter, a friend, a woman living with HER2 positive breast cancer, … Continue reading
Iol news, Nobember 19, 2015. US and European pharmaceutical industries see South Africa as “ground zero” for keeping their large profit margins, say Julia Hill and Catherine Tomlinson.
Treatment Action Campaign; October 29, 2015. Cape Town/ Johannesburg – The Fix the Patent Laws (FTPL) Campaign, today called on the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) to end years of pharmaceutical company price gouging and broken promises for patent law … Continue reading
Source: IP Watch 2 March 2015 CAPE TOWN – South Africa’s new policy on patents could go to the Cabinet for approval soon, says Doctors without Borders (Médecins Sans Frontières, MSF), one of the organisations spearheading the Fix the Patent … Continue reading