Major restructure for Zambia IP

Major restructure for Zambia IP Following the issuance of the commencement orders on new intellectual property acts, Zambia IP is currently under a major restructure in industrial property. The major changes consist of the following new acts: The new Patents Act, No....

New Zambian Acts

Zambia: The following Zambian Acts mentioned below have now become operational: Patents Act (No.40 of 2016) (this replaces the previous Patents Act – Chapter 400 of the Laws of Zambia.) The Layout Designs of Integrated Circuits Act (No.6 of 2016) (this is a new...

Copyright in Africa

How to Copyright in Africa In general, any original work made by a qualified person is eligible for copyright in Africa. Originality refers to the fact that the author must have created the work through the application of the author’s own creativity and labour. A...