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ARIPO Technical Committees on Industrial Property, Copyrights and related rights and Plant Variety Protection meeting in Harare

ARIPO Technical Committees on Industrial Property, Copyrights and related r...

The African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) Director General, Mr. Fernando dos Santos, today officiated the annual Technical Committees meetings for the Seventh Session of the Tech...

Airtel Malawi Pays Royalties to Copyright Society of Malawi

Airtel Malawi Pays Royalties to Copyright Society of Malawi

The Copyright Society of Malawi (COSOMA) signed an agreement with Airtel Malawi for the use of music (repertoire) as ringtones and downloads. The agreement signing which took place on 4 August 2017 a...

ARIPO at the China-Africa High-Level Seminar on Intellectual Property System and Policies

ARIPO at the China-Africa High-Level Seminar on Intellectual Property Syste...

At the invitation of the Commissioner of the State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) of the People’s Republic of China, the African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) Officials lead...

Tanzania National Roving Seminar

Tanzania National Roving Seminar

The Tanzania National Roving Seminar by the African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) is ongoing at the New Africa Hotel in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The Seminar being held from 20-21...

National Roving Seminar Held in Zanzibar

National Roving Seminar Held in Zanzibar

The ARIPO National Roving Seminars under the theme “Fostering creativity and innovation for economic growth and development in Africa has commenced today in Zanzibar, In the United Republic of Tanzani...

Zambia Intellectual Property (IP) Seminar for Academic and Research Institutions

Zambia Intellectual Property (IP) Seminar for Academic and Research Institu...

The African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) and the Patents and Companies Registration Agency (PACRA) in cooperation with the University of Zambia (UNZA) organized an Intellectual ...

Patent Drafting Course for Patent Agents to be held in September

Patent Drafting Course for Patent Agents to be held in September

The WIPO Patent Drafting Course for Patent Agents from ARIPO Member States and Observer States will take place in September 2017 at the ARIPO Secretariat in Harare, Zimbabwe. The training course, whi...

INTA CEO visits ARIPO

INTA CEO visits ARIPO

The International Trademark Association (INTA) CEO, Mr. Etienne Sanz de Acedo visited the African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) on 26 June 2017 in his maiden visit to Zimbabwe an...

INTA CEO to visit ARIPO

INTA CEO to visit ARIPO

The International Trademark Association (INTA) CEO, Mr. Etienne Sanz de Acedo will on Monday, 26 June 2017 at 0930 hours visit the African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO). The CEO...

Collective Management Organizations Meet at ARIPO to Develop Strategy for the Next Four Years

Collective Management Organizations Meet at ARIPO to Develop Strategy for t...

A Strategic Planning Workshop for Collective Management Organizations (CMOs) is taking place at the African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) headquarters in Harare, Zimbabwe from 20...

First Intellectual Property Seminar for Universities held in Sierra Leone

First Intellectual Property Seminar for Universities held in Sierra Leone

On 14-15 June 2017, the African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) held its first Intellectual Property (IP) awareness creation with universities and research institutions that was ho...

Symposium on Copyright and Related Rights

Symposium on Copyright and Related Rights

On 5 June 2017, a three day symposium on copyright and related rights began at the headquarters of the African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) in Harare under the theme: "Shap...