- African Regional Intellectual Property Organisation (ARIPO)
- Organisation Africaine De La Propriété Intellectuelle (OAPI)
- Burkina Faso
- Cape Verde
- Central African Republic
- Congo, Republic of the
- Democratic Republic Of The Congo
- Equatorial Guinea
- Gambia, The
- Ivory Coast (Côte D’ivoire)
- São Tomé And Principe (St Thomas And Prince’s Islands)
- Sierra Leone
- South Africa
- St Helena
- South Sudan
- Tanzania (Comprised Of Tanganyika, Zanzibar And Pemba)
- Tanzania/ Tanganyika
The Republic of Equatorial Guinea is located on the west coast of Central Africa. It is bordered on the north by Cameroon, on the east and south by Gabon, and on the west by the North Atlantic Ocean.
Area: 28 051 km2
Population: 1,221,490 million
Currency: CFA Franc
GDP: $31.769 billion (2016)
Internet domain: .gq
Languages: Spanish (official language)
Working week: Monday – Friday
Exports: Timber; cocoa; petroleum; methanol
Imports: Sector equipment; petroleum; food; beverages; clothing; machinery.
Trade mark protection is obtainable only in terms of the Bangui Agreement by way of a filing with the OAPI IP office.
Patent protection is obtainable only in terms of the Bangui Agreement by way of a filing with the OAPI IP office.
Design protection is obtainable only in terms of the Bangui Agreement by way of a filing with the OAPI IP office.
Provision is made for copyright protection in OAPI member countries in terms of the Bangui Agreement.
Plant Breeders' Rights
Provision is made for plant breeders’ rights to be obtained in terms of the Bangui Agreement by way of a filing with the OAPI office.