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How to protect new plant varieties

South Africa - May 13 2019 South Africa does not have a plant patent system, as the Patents Act (571978) states that a patent will not be granted for any variety of plant....

Prophylactic Law vs. Prophylactic Medicine: are they really in conflict?

Africa, Global - November 17 2016 The words PROPHYLAXIS and PROPHYLACTIC are derived from the 16th century French word “prophylactique”, from the Greek “prophulaktikos”, from pro...

Christina Moraal.

Patent infringement legalised for generic medicine

South Africa - October 17 2016 A licence under a patent may be defined as a negative covenant not to sue for infringement....

Christina Moraal.