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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...

WIPO Sub-regional Workshop on Patent Cooperation Treaty commences at ARIPO

WIPO Sub-regional Workshop on Patent Cooperation Treaty commences at ARIPO

A 5-days sub-regional workshop on Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) on National Phase Examination and Utilizing Work Products from Other National Phases organized by the World Intellectual Property Orga...

Jackson, Etti & Edu Law Firm pays a visit to ARIPO

Jackson, Etti Edu Law Firm pays a visit to ARIPO

Uwa Ohiku, a partner in Jackson, Etti Edu law Firm based in Lagos Nigeria, paid a courtesy visit to the African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) on 07 September, 2017. Jackso...

Engaging Audiences to Build Respect for IPRs

Engaging Audiences to Build Respect for IPRs

ARIPO is participating in an exhibition headlined, “Engaging Audiences to Build Respect – Awareness-raising Activities” that has been organized to run on the side-lines of the Twelfth Session of the...

Patent Drafting Course for African Patent Agents starts at ARIPO

Patent Drafting Course for African Patent Agents starts at ARIPO

A Patent Drafting Course for patent agents drawn from 15 African countries has commenced today at the African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO). The five day course is being held fro...

Swaziland Roving Seminar held at UNISWA

Swaziland Roving Seminar held at UNISWA

The African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) Roving Seminar on Intellectual Property (IP) for Academic Institutions is this month being held at the Kwaluseni Campus, University of...

10th Cohort of Masters in Intellectual Property at Africa University to start on 21 August

10th Cohort of Masters in Intellectual Property at Africa University to sta...

The official opening of 10th Cohort of the Masters Degree in Intellectual Property (MIP) Program at the African University (AU) will take place on Monday, 21 August 2017, in Mutare, Zimbabwe. The Afr...

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...