Legal texts

  • International and regional law
  • Intellectual property and access to medicines
  • Examples of legal texts favorable to public health
  • Access to treatment, the right to health and human rights
  • The right to access to technology and science
  • Law and health ethics


  • Legal commentaries and writings on relevant topics

Jurisprudence (Case Law)

  • Jurisprudence from internet sources on Intellectual Property and Access to Medicines

Patent offices

  • South Africa
  • African Organization for Intellectual Property (OAPI)
  • African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO)

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