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ARIPO PROTOCOL FOR THE PROTECTION OF NEW VARIETIES OF PLANTS ADOPTED

ARIPO PROTOCOL FOR THE PROTECTION OF NEW VARIETIES OF PLANTS ADOPTED

The ARIPO Protocol for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants has been adopted by the Diplomatic Conference that was held in Arusha, the United Republic of Tanzania on July 6, 2015. The Vice Presid...

High-level SIPO Delegation Visits ARIPO

High-level SIPO Delegation Visits ARIPO

On 22 June 2015, a high level delegation from the State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) of the People’s Republic of China led by the Deputy Commissioner, Mr. Gan Shaoning visited ARIPO for a bilat...

ENTRY INTO FORCE OF THE ARIPO SWAKOPMUND PROTOCOL ON THE PROTECTION OF TRADITIONAL KNOWLEDGE AND EXPRESSIONS OF FOLKLORE

ENTRY INTO FORCE OF THE ARIPO SWAKOPMUND PROTOCOL ON THE PROTECTION OF TRADITIONAL KNOWLED...

The Member States of the African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) adopted the Swakopmund Protocol on the protection of traditional knowledge and expressions of folklore on August 9,...

THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA ADOPTS THE INDIVIDUAL FEE STRUCTURE OF THE BANJUL PROTOCOL AS FROM 1ST JANUARY 2015

THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA ADOPTS THE INDIVIDUAL FEE STRUCTURE OF THE BANJUL PROTOCOL...

Following the approval by both the Council of Ministers and the Administrative Council, the ARIPO Secretariat amended the Banjul Protocol to include the individual fee structure based on the Madrid Sy...

MEETINGS OF THE WORKING GROUP AND AUDIT COMMITTEE

MEETINGS OF THE WORKING GROUP AND AUDIT COMMITTEE

On Wednesday 21 May, the ARIPO Office convened two meetings at its premises in Harare, Zimbabwe. These were the Fourth Session of the Working Group on the Harare Protocol and the Banjul Protocol of th...

ARIPO at INTA 2015

ARIPO at INTA 2015

ARIPO is taking part at the 137th INTA Annual Meeting which started in San Diego, California on 2 May 2015. This is the biggest global trademark event which sees over 10000 trademark agents, IP owners...

The Director General of ARIPO visiting OAPI

The Director General of ARIPO visiting OAPI

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OAPI, ARIPO: the new cooperative approach

OAPI, ARIPO: the new cooperative approach

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ARIPO Attends ZITF 2015 and Commemorates World IP Day

ARIPO Attends ZITF 2015 and Commemorates World IP Day

The African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) attended the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) 2015 which was held in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, from 28 April to 2 May. ARIPO’s exhibit...

ARIPO HOLDS A STRATEGIC PLANNING VALIDATION WORKSHOP

ARIPO HOLDS A STRATEGIC PLANNING VALIDATION WORKSHOP

From Last Monday 18 May to Wednesday 20 May 2015, the ARIPO Office held a Strategic Planning Validation Workshop at Mandel Training Centre in Marlborough, Harare, Zimbabwe. Facilitated by Head Hunters...

ARIPO Roving Seminars on IP Procedures: Protection and Promotion of Copyright and Related Rights, 16 and 17 March 2015, Nairobi, Kenya

ARIPO Roving Seminars on IP Procedures: Protection and Promotion of Copyright and Related ...

The second of the 2015 series of ARIPO Roving Seminars on Intellectual Property (IP) Procedures in ARIPO Member States is underway in Nairobi, Kenya. The seminar kicked-off on Monday, 16 March 2015, w...

WIPO and ARIPO Hold Bilateral Meeting on the Creation of a Regional IP Database and Digitization of ARIPO IP Documents

WIPO and ARIPO Hold Bilateral Meeting on the Creation of a Regional IP Database and Digiti...

The African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) held a bilateral meeting on among other issues the Creation of a Regional Intell...