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African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO)
Title: African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO)
Creator: Africa / Regional Intellectual Property Organization
Abstract: ARIPO was mainly established to pool the resources of its member countries in industrial property matters together in order to avoid duplication of financial and human resources. Thus the preamble to the Lusaka Agreement states that member states are "aware of the advantage to be derived by them from the effective and continuous exchange of information and harmonization and co-ordination of their laws and activities in industrial property matters".
Members are Botswana, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. [according to site editor's information]
Keywords: African international organizations; Intellectual property; International patent and licence transactions; International intellectual property law; Patent system; Trade marks; Copyright law; Trademark law; Design patent
Countries: Africa. General Resources
Subject areas: Politics ยป Human Rights & Law
Location of the site's editor: Zimbabwe
Resource type: Economic Societies, Professional Organisations, Trade Associations, Pressure Groups;
International and supranational Organisations
Language: English
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