South Africa: Country takes landmark step for access to medicines | Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International

Johannesburg – Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) applauds the landmark move by the South African government to release a new intellectual property (IP) policy that will stop the country’s process of blindly handing out patents, providing hope to people across South Africa who cannot afford the medicines they need to stay alive and healthy.

The U.S. Needs to Make IP Policy a Priority, Now – IPWatchdog.com | Patents & Patent Law

American innovation leadership is slipping. The timing is right for integrated innovation/IP policy that businesses, government and consumers all can believe in. Once regarded as a copycat, counterfeiter and patent infringer, China is now threatening U.S. IP superiority with a flood of inventions and a superior system for resolving disputes.

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