intellectual property

 
Originality key to copyright
Originality key to copyright
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTYPeople can access it 24 hours a day in real time. But it’s also easier and faster to copy copyright-protected...
"I think I'm going to die," SA patient desperate for cancer drug tells UN
"I think I'm going to die," SA patient desperate for cancer drug tells UN
Thobeka Daki (48) asked the UN high-level panel on access to medicines, at a Johannesburg meeting, to help her to get access...
Photographer says GCIS mum over R20m demand for Madiba image
Photographer says GCIS mum over R20m demand for Madiba image
The Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) hasn't met photographer Shaun Harris, who is seeking recognition and R20-million in...
GM firm sows seeds of intellectual property influence
GM firm sows seeds of intellectual property influence
Large pharmaceutical companies had a plan for dirty lobbying in the war for South Africa's future approach to intellectual property. This week the...
Patients before patents, demand health activists
Patients before patents, demand health activists
Activists have demanded that government provide access to cheaper medicines for patients by finalising South Africa's long-awaited intellectual...
Right of reply: 'Subterfuge' letter was misquoted
Right of reply: 'Subterfuge' letter was misquoted
The South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Sacci) is concerned about the factual errors, misrepresentation and biased interpretation of...
Battle on the horizon over intellectual property policy draft
Battle on the horizon over intellectual property policy draft
The trade and industry department's intellectual property policy,...
Landmark treaty breaks down book barriers for the blind
Landmark treaty breaks down book barriers for the blind
After decades of campaigning, visually impaired people the world over will now be able to access text-based materials more easily, no matter where...
Intellectual property seen raising Africa revenues
Intellectual property seen raising Africa revenues
Poor African farmers can boost export revenues from agriculture by billions of dollars if they use intellectual property as part of their business...

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