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Tenth Session of ARIPO Audit Committee starts at ARIPO Headquarters

Tenth Session of ARIPO Audit Committee starts at ARIPO Headquarters

The ARIPO Audit Committee comprising of Audit experts from its Member States namely Uganda (Chair), Mozambique, Lesotho and Sierra Leone is meeting at the ARIPO Headquarters in Harare, Zimbabwe from 1...

ARIPO and ZBC sign MoU to increase IP awareness

ARIPO and ZBC sign MoU to increase IP awareness

The African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) and the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 8 December 2017 at the ARIPO Headquarters ...

ARIPO represented at the OAPI’s 57th Session of the Administrative Council

ARIPO represented at the OAPI’s 57th Session of the Administrative Council...

The ARIPO Director General, Mr Fernando dos Santos, is attending the 57th Session of the Administrative Council of the Organisation Africaine de la Propriété Intellectuelle [African Intellectual Prope...

2017 IP Conference on Copyright and Related Rights starts in Harare

2017 IP Conference on Copyright and Related Rights starts in Harare

The Annual Intellectual Property Conference organized by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) kicked of today at the ARIP...

Communique of the 16th Session of the Council of Ministers of ARIPO

Communique of the 16th Session of the Council of Ministers of ARIPO

COMMUNIQUE OF THE SIXTEENTH SESSION OF THE COUNCIL OF MINISTERS OF ARIPO HELD IN LILONGWE, REPUBLIC OF MALAWI, ON NOVEMBER 23, 2017 1. The Council of Ministers of the African Regional Intellectual ...

41st Session of the Administrative Council of ARIPO starts in Lilongwe

41st Session of the Administrative Council of ARIPO starts in Lilongwe

The Forty-first Session of the Administrative Council of ARIPO has started in Lilongwe, Malawi. The Annual meeting being held from 20-22 November 2017 at the Bingu International Conference Centre and ...

ARIPO's Director General ARIPO comments on the 2017 CISAC Global Collections Report

ARIPO's Director General ARIPO comments on the 2017 CISAC Global Collection...

The International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers (CISAC) has launched the 2017 Global Collections Report in Paris, France. The Report launched today, 15 November 2017, shows Globa...

Roving Seminar on IP held in Rwanda

Roving Seminar on IP held in Rwanda

The African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) Roving Seminar on Intellectual Property (IP) for Academic Institutions took place at the University of Rwanda (UR) from 2 to 3 Novembe...

ARIPO is granted a permanent observer status at the WTO Council for TRIPS

ARIPO is granted a permanent observer status at the WTO Council for TRIPS

The World Trade Organization (WTO) Council for the Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) is the body responsible for administering the TRIPS Agreement, which is one of the mult...

ARIPO Academy benchmarking with GIPA

ARIPO Academy benchmarking with GIPA

The Head of the ARIPO Academy conducted a benchmarking exercise with the Global Intellectual Property Academy (GIPA) at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) in Alexandria, Virginia, U...

Familiarization visit to ARIPO by Hahn & Hahn Inc

Familiarization visit to ARIPO by Hahn Hahn Inc

Ms Janet Tomkow, an Attorney from Hahn Hahn Inc based in South Africa, visited the African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) on 27 September, 2017 to familiarise herself with the o...

ARIPO’s Administrative Committees Meeting in Harare

ARIPO’s Administrative Committees Meeting in Harare

Three Administrative Committees of the ARIPO Administrative Council are meeting at the ARIPO Secretariat starting 20 to 22 September 2017. The Committees for Audit, Finance and Human Capital are meeti...