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40th Session of the Administrative Council of ARIPO Begins

40th Session of the Administrative Council of ARIPO Begins

The Fortieth Session of the Administrative Council of ARIPO has begun in Harare, Zimbabwe. The Session is scheduled to consider, from 5 – 7 December 2016, several documents on the administrative aspec...

LIBERIA RATIFIES SWAKOPMUND PROTOCOL

LIBERIA RATIFIES SWAKOPMUND PROTOCOL

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

ARIPO MEETS PRAXI INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OF ITALY

ARIPO MEETS PRAXI INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OF ITALY

In its continuous efforts to promote the use of the ARIPO route in the protection of intellectual property rights in Africa through direct engagements with the users, on October 10, 2016, the Director...

ARIPO joins Designview

ARIPO joins Designview

The African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) has with effect from 31 October 2016 made its published industrial design data available on the Designview search tool. Designview is t...

ARIPO signs MOU with INDAUTOR

ARIPO signs MOU with INDAUTOR

The African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) and the National Institute of Copyright (INDAUTOR) an agency within the Ministry of Culture of the United Mexican States signed a Memora...

ARIPO SIGNS MoU WITH EUIPO

ARIPO SIGNS MoU WITH EUIPO

The African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) and the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) on 3 October signed a Memorandum of Understating (MoU) on mechanisms for bil...

AFRICAN STATES URGED TO COMPILE AND PUBLICIZE IP STATISTICS

AFRICAN STATES URGED TO COMPILE AND PUBLICIZE IP STATISTICS

A Sub-Regional Workshop on the Development and Effective Use of Intellectual Property Statistics for ARIPO Member States, which was held in Harare, Zimbabwe, has called on African IP offices to value ...

KOICA PROJECT EVALUATION TEAM VISITS ARIPO AND ZIPO

KOICA PROJECT EVALUATION TEAM VISITS ARIPO AND ZIPO

A KOICA team visited the Republic of Zimbabwe from August 22 to 26, 2016, for the purpose of doing an end of project evaluation of “The Project for the Upgrade and Modernization of the ICT Infrastruct...

ARIPO ATTENDS TICAD VI SUMMIT IN KENYA

ARIPO ATTENDS TICAD VI SUMMIT IN KENYA

At the kind invitation of the Embassy of Japan in Zimbabwe, the Director General of ARIPO, Mr. Fernando dos Santos participated on behalf of the Organization at the just ended Sixth Tokyo Internationa...

ARIPO TECHNICAL COMMITTEES MEETING IN HARARE

ARIPO TECHNICAL COMMITTEES MEETING IN HARARE

Three Technical Committees of the Administrative Council of ARIPO are meeting in Harare from 17 – 19 August 2016. The three committees are; Technical Committee on Industrial Property, Technical Commit...

ARIPO REVIEWS NAMIBIA’S DRAFT REGULATIONS

ARIPO REVIEWS NAMIBIA’S DRAFT REGULATIONS

The ARIPO Secretariat is helping the Republic of Namibia in reviewing its draft regulations under the Industrial Property Act during a two day working session organized at the ARIPO headquarters from ...