AFRICAN COUNTRIES

Through our network of trusted agents, we provide a full range of Intellectual Property legal services in all African Countries where Intellectual Property protection is available. Our practice covers all spheres of Intellectual Property protection including Patents, Trade Marks, Industrial Designs and Copyright.

ANGOLA

ANGOLA is the seventh-largest country in Africa, bordered by Namibia, the DRC and Zambia. The Economy of Angola is one of the fastest-growing in the world while recovering from 27 years of the civil war.
Patents  •  Designs  •  Trade Marks

ETHIOPIA

ETHIOPIA is the second-most populous country in Africa and used to be the 3rd poorest country in the world. Ethiopia now has one of the fastest-growing economies in the world (the expansion of agriculture, construction and services accounts for most of this).
Patents  •  Designs  •  Trade Marks

NAMIBIA

NAMIBIA has been an independent country since 1990 when it earned sovereignty from South Africa. Namibia is one of the least densely populated countries in the world.
Patents  •  Designs  •  Trade Marks

NIGERIA

NIGERIA is a country located in West Africa. Nigeria has one of the world’s highest economic growth rates but poverty still remains significantly high.
Patents  •  Designs  •  Trade Marks

SOUTH AFRICA

SOUTH AFRICA is a country on the southernmost tip of the African continent. South Africa has the 2nd largest economy in Africa (after Nigeria) and is one of most industrialised countries on the continent.
Patents  •  Designs  •  Trade Marks

Botswana

Trademarks | Patents | Designs

Burkina Faso

Burundi

Trademarks | Patents | Designs

Cape verde

Trademarks | Patents | Designs

Central African Republic

Trademarks | Patents | Designs

Cote d'ivoire

Dijibouti

Democratic Republic of Congo

Equatorial Guinea

Eritrea

Trademarks | Patents | Designs

Ethiopia

Gambia

Trademarks | Patents | Designs

Ghana

Trademarks | Patents | Designs

Guinea-Bissau

Lesotho

Trademarks | Patents | Designs

Liberia

Trade Marks | Patents | Designs

Lybia

Trademarks | Patents | Designs

Madagarscar

Trade Marks | Patents | Designs

Mauritania

Trade Marks | Patents | Designs

Mozambique

Malawi

Trademarks | Patents | Designs

Mauritius

Trademarks | Patents | Designs

Morocco

Trade Marks | Patents | Designs

Namibia

Trade Marks | Patents | Designs

Rwanda

Trademarks | Patents | Designs

São Tomé and Príncipe

Trademarks | Patents | Designs

Sierra Leone

Trademarks | Patents | Designs

South Sudan

Trademarks | Patents | Designs

Senegal

Trademarks | Patents | Designs

Somalia

Trademarks | Patents | Designs

Sudan

Trademarks | Patents | Designs

Seychelles

Trademarks | Patents | Designs

Swaziland

Trademarks | Patents | Designs

Tanzania

Trademarks | Patents | Designs

Tunisia

Trademarks | Patents | Designs

Uganda

Trademarks | Patents | Designs

Zambia

Trademarks | Patents | Designs

Zimbabwe

Trademarks | Patents | Designs

Intellectual Property Agents in Africa

Smit & Van Wyk, Inc. offers a wide range of patent and trade mark services in most African Countries, OAPI and ARIPO. We specialise in the registration, maintenance and protection of Intellectual Property in Africa.