PCT

Patent Cooperation Treaty International Patent Law Treaty The Patent Cooperation Treaty or PCT is an international patent law treaty. The PCT provides a unified procedure for filing patent applications to protect inventions in each of its contracting states. A patent...

Paris Convention

Paris Convention The Protection of Industrial Property The Paris Convention applies to industrial property in the widest sense, including patents, marks, industrial designs, utility models, trade names, geographical indications and the repression of unfair...

Rwanda

RWANDA Intellectual Property Patent Attorneys Rwanda | Trademark Registrations Patents  •  Designs  •  Trade MarksRwanda, officially the Republic of Rwanda, is one of the smallest countries on the African continent and bordered by Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi and the...

Algeria

ALGERIA Patents | ALGERIA Trademarks Smit & Van Wyk, Inc. Intellectual Property law firm and intellectual property agent for Africa, including Algeria, deals exclusively with patent and trademark law. Our qualified and experienced intellectual property lawyers are...

Egypt

EGYPT Intellectual Property Patent Attorneys Egypt | Trademark Registrations Smit & Van Wyk, Inc. Intellectual Property law firm and intellectual property agent for Africa, including Egypt, deals exclusively with patent and trademark law. Our qualified and...

Ethiopia

ETHIOPIA Intellectual Property Patent Attorneys Ethiopia | Trademark Registrations Patents  •  Designs  •  Trade MarksEthiopia is the second-most populous country in Africa and used to be the 3rd poorest country in the world. The Ethiopian government is in the process...

Namibia

NAMIBIA Intellectual Property Patent Attorneys Namibia | Trademark Registrations Smit & Van Wyk, Inc. Intellectual Property law firm and intellectual property agent for Africa, including Namibia, deals exclusively with patent and trademark law. Our qualified and...

Nigeria

NIGERIA Intellectual Property Patent Attorneys Nigeria | Trademark Registrations Smit & Van Wyk, Inc. Intellectual Property law firm and intellectual property agent for Africa, including Nigeria, deals exclusively with patent and trademark law. Our qualified and...

South Africa

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 Paris Convention ✓ PCT ✓ Examination ✘...