Tuesday, 31 May 2011

South Africa: Intellectual Property Laws Amendment Bill discussions continue

Are they listening? Yesterday the Business Day reported that, as protracted discussions over the Intellectual Property Laws Amendment Bill are about to re-commence, MP Tim Harris pushed for a stand alone piece of legislation to deal with traditional knowledge. This blog is not alone in criticizing the bill for trying to deal with traditional knowledge under existing IP laws. Other changes are also discussed in the report.


- Posted by Darren

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