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ARIPO ATTENDS THE 6TH CHINA IP ANNUAL FORUM & 2016 ANNUAL CONFERENCE

ARIPO ATTENDS THE 6TH CHINA IP ANNUAL FORUM 2016 ANNUAL CONFERENCE

ARIPO attended the 6th China IP Annual Forum 2016 Annual Conference, which was held from 22nd to 24th January 2016, in Beijing, China. The conference brought together Intellectual Property Attorneys...

Accession to the Banjul Protocol on Marks by the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe

Accession to the Banjul Protocol on Marks by the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Prínc...

The Government of the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe deposited its Instrument of Accession to the Banjul Protocol on Marks on November 27, 2015. The Banjul Protocol will enter into force...

ARIPO and Bosnia and Herzegovina join TMview

ARIPO and Bosnia and Herzegovina join TMview

As of 07 December 2015, the African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) and the Institute for Intellectual Property of Bosnia and Herzegovina (IIP-BIH) have made their trade mark data ...

THE WIPO-ARIPO REGIONAL WORKSHOP ON INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND PRODUCT BRANDING FOR BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA 26-27 NOVEMBER, 2015 HARARE, ZIMBABWE

THE WIPO-ARIPO REGIONAL WORKSHOP ON INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND PRODUCT BRANDING FOR BUSINES...

THE WIPO-ARIPO Regional Workshop on Intellectual Property and Product Branding for Business Development in Africa was officially open today by the Acting Secretary for Justice, Legal and Parliamentary...

Regional Workshop for National IP Offices

Regional Workshop for National IP Offices

A three day Regional Workshop for National IP Offices on handling of ARIPO applications filed under the Harare and Banjul Protocols has opened at the ARIPO headquarters in Harare. The participants hav...

THE OFFICIAL OPENING CEREMONY OF THE 2015 SESSIONS OF THE SPECIAL PROJECTS COMMITTEE, STAFF AFFAIRS COMMITTEE AND FINANCE COMMITTEE

THE OFFICIAL OPENING CEREMONY OF THE 2015 SESSIONS OF THE SPECIAL PROJECTS COMMITTEE, STAF...

The Director General, Mr. Fernando Dos Santos, of the African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) opened the Second Session of the Special Projects Committee, Fourteenth Session of the...

DG ARIPO attends CPVO 20 years celebrations

DG ARIPO attends CPVO 20 years celebrations

The Director General(DG) of ARIPO, Mr. Fernando dos Santos, attended on October 01, 2015, the Seminar celebrating the Community Plant Variety Office (CPVO) 20 Years (1995 - 2015) in Angers, France. ...

ARIPO and TheSpace Honour Creative Talent

ARIPO and TheSpace Honour Creative Talent

TheSpace in partnership with the African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) commissioned an essay and painting competition under the theme ‘Humanity without Innovation and Creativity’...

The United Republic of Tanzania Signs the Arusha Protocol

The United Republic of Tanzania Signs the Arusha Protocol

The United Republic of Tanzania has signed the Arusha Protocol for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants. Hon. Stephen M. Wasira (MP), Minister of Agriculture, Food Security and Cooperatives signe...

ZAMBIA RATIFIES THE SWAKOPMUND PROTOCOL

ZAMBIA RATIFIES THE SWAKOPMUND PROTOCOL

The Republic of Zambia became party to the Swakopmund Protocol on the Protection of Traditional Knowledge and Expressions of Folklore within the framework of the African Regional Intellectual Property...

Audit Committee of ARIPO meets in Harare

Audit Committee of ARIPO meets in Harare

The Audit Committee of the African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) is meeting for its Second Session at the ARIPO headquarters in Harare, Zimbabwe from 14 to 16 September, 2015. Th...

JIPA Delegation Visits ARIPO

JIPA Delegation Visits ARIPO

A seven member delegation from the Japan Intellectual Property Association (JIPA) visited ARIPO on 10 September 2015. Mr. Craig Kahn of Spoor and Fisher facilitated the visit. The JIPA delegation’s ob...