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

RWANDAPatents  •  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 DRC. The economy is based mostly on subsistence agriculture by local farmers...

Algeria

ALGERIAPatents  •  Designs  •  Trade MarksAlgeria, officially the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria, is a country on the Mediterranean coast that is the tenth-largest country in the world, and the largest in Africa. Algeria is bordered by Tunisia, Libya,...

Egypt

EGYPTPatents  •  Designs  •  Trade MarksThe Arab Republic of Egypt, home of the colossal Pyramids and the Great Sphinx, is a Mediterranean country bordered by the Gaza Strip and Israel, Sudan and Libya. Egypt has one of the longest histories of any country, and one of...

Ethiopia

ETHIOPIAPatents  •  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 of privatising many of the state-owned businesses and moving toward a...

Namibia

NAMIBIAPatents  •  Designs  •  Trade MarksNamibia is one of the most fascinating countries in the world but is still a developing country due to income inequality. Namibia has been an independent country since 1990 when it earned sovereignty from South Africa. Namibia...

Nigeria

NIGERIAPatents  •  Designs  •  Trade MarksThe Federal Republic of Nigeria is a country located in West Africa. Nigeria has one of the world’s highest economic growth rates but poverty still remains significant at 33.1%. With 186 million inhabitants, Nigeria is...

South Africa

SOUTH AFRICA Patents  •  Designs  •  Trade Marks 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. South Africa...