Intellectual Property:

Public Hearings – Intellectual Property Amendment Bill (Traditional  Knowledge) (South Africa)

Invitation to all Stakeholders - from the Gauteng Legislature

The Economic Development Portfolio committee invites you to a public hearing whereby the Committee will be considering the Intellectual Property Laws Amendment Bill (B8B-2010). On the 5thJune 2013, the draft Bill was formally referred by the Speaker of the Gauteng Provincial Legislature to the Economic Development Portfolio Committee for consideration and reporting. As required by the Constitution of the Republic and also guided by the Standing Rules of the Legislature, stakeholders are encouraged to participate meaningfully in law making processes through written and verbal submissions during public hearing on the bill that will be convened as follows: 

Public Hearing on the Intellectual Property Laws Amendment Bill ]B8B-2010:

Date: 16 August 2013 (Friday)

Venue: Johannesburg City Hall, Gauteng Provincial Legislature, cor. President & Loveday Streets, Johannesburg

Time: 10h00 to 14h00.

Copies of the Bill are available at the Gauteng Provincial Legislature for your reading and information.

Should you require further clarity, please contact the Public Participation Officer Mr. Ben Dhlomo on 0795229131 or Committee Administrator Ms Victoria Mokubetsi on 0798972366 or on Further details are for the Senior Committee Coordinator Mr. Thabo Skosana on 0829677478 or