Guinea

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Guinea
Guinea

The Republic of Guinea lies on the west coast of Africa, surrounded on the land side by Guinea-Bissau and Senegal on the north-west, Mali on the north-east, Ivory Coast on the south-east, and Liberia and Sierra Leone on the south.

Area: 245 857 km2

Population: 12,395,924

Capital: Conakry

Currency: Guinea Franc

GDP: $16.214 billion (2016)

Internet domain: .gn

Languages: French (official language)

Working week: Monday – Friday

Exports: Bauxite; alumina; diamonds; gold; coffee; fish; agricultural products

Imports: Petroleum products; metals; machinery; transport equipment; textiles; grain and other foodstuffs

  • Trade Marks

    Trade mark protection is obtainable only in terms of the Bangui Agreement by way of a filing with the OAPI IP office


  • Patents

    Patent protection is obtainable only in terms of the Bangui Agreement by way of a filing with the OAPI IP office.


  • Designs

    Design protection is obtainable only in terms of the Bangui Agreement by way of a filing with the OAPI IP office.


  • Copyright

    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.