Meshendri Padayachy

Meshendri Padayachy

Deputy Director Intellectual Property Law & Policy
the dti

Intellectual Property is her passion. She was involved in the Draft IP Policy of 2013 and the Intellectual Property Laws Amendment Act, 2013. She is currently leading the process of the Copyright Amendment Bill and Performers Protection Bill. Meshendri, the dti Deputy Director in Intellectual Property Law and Policy, is an admitted attorney of the High Court. She is a member of the Presidential Task Team for the Creative Industry and a member of the Support for Industrial Innovation Programms (SPII) of the dti. Additionally she has set up a Technical Working Group of IP experts for Audio Visual Performers in 2016.