- 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 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
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 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.