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Competition Commission Complaint Against GlaxoSmithKline and Boehringer Ingelheim
16 October 2003
The Competition Commission has announced that they have decided to refer the complaint to the Competition Tribunal, saying that GSK and BI have abused their dominant positions in the market. This is an updated Q&A on drug patents, pricing and related activism, which should be read with the earlier Q&A.
New Q&A (html) - 27 October 2003
Old Q&A (pdf) - 30 October 2002
The Aids Law Project has produced an elegant outline (external link, multiple pdfs) of the Competition Commission Complaint.
Documents from 2002
Advertisement (jpg) that appeared in Business Day, Oct/Nov 2002
The main complaint (Word doc) against GlaxoSmithKline and Boehringer Ingelheim.
Statement by TAC (Text Document)
Statement by Action for Southern Africa on the complaint (Word doc)
Council for Medical Schemes Submission to the Commission (Word doc)