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  • REPORT | MADRID IN AFRICA
  • DR CONGO | POLITICAL UNREST SHUTS IP OFFICE
  • THE LAUNCH OF .AFRICA
  • ZIMBABWE | RATIFICATION OF THE MADRID PROTOCOL
  • ZIMBABWE | JUDICIAL LAWS AMENDMENT BILL. A MOVE WITH THE TIMES?

MULTIMEDIA POSTS

  • CASHING IN ON MADIBA'S LEGACY
  • THERE'S THIS LAWYER | GERARD DU PLESSIS
  • THERE'S THIS LAWYER | SAJIDHA GAMIELDIEN
  • THERE'S THIS LAWYER | JAC MARAIS
  • THERE'S THIS LAWYER | GODFREY BUDELI

REPORTS & FINDINGS

Madrid in Africa

How effective is the Madrid trade mark registration system in Africa? Read the latest Madrid in Africa Report by Adams & Adams.

Gaberone

The Botswana Registry has communicated that all of the data that was entered and updated on the IPAS database has been lost.

Banjul

The Registrar of Trade Marks confirmed that due to backlogs the current examination timeline in The Gambia is 26 months.

Ghana

The Ghana Registrar has admitted that his office is not able to examine marks routinely within WIPO’s deadlines

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Adams on Africa

Issue Two | 2017

Adams on Africa provides the latest news and information on Intellectual Property & Commercial law judgments, legislative updates and prosecution and enforcement developments from jurisdictions across Africa.

Our IP professionals are regarded as thought leaders on Africa and regularly contribute to industry publications and journals, and enjoy widespread legislative panel participation.

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