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Winds of change in OAPI Top Management

Winds of change in OAPI Top Management

The Board of Directors authorised the launch of a recruitment procedure for a new CEO, subsequent to the dismissal, with immediate effect, of the Deputy Director General (DGA) of OAPI, Mr Jean-Baptiste Noël Wago on 13 May 2022. This is unfortunately a further...

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OAPI CALLS ON BURKINA FASO FOR SUPPORT

OAPI CALLS ON BURKINA FASO FOR SUPPORT

A Delegation from OAPI visited Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso on 13 May 2022 as part of the 8th extraordinary session of the Board of Directors of OAPI to meet with the prime minister, Mr Albert Ouédraogo. The aim of the meeting was to obtain the support of the Burkinabe...

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Nigerian Copyright Commission

Nigerian Copyright Commission

The Nigeria Copyright Commission, located in Abuja, destroyed pirated works in a public display in the state of Akwa Ibom, assisted by the State Waste Management Board.  The pirated works not only included books, CDs and the like, and also infringing items such as...

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ARIPO patent examination

ARIPO patent examination

A training programme for examiners of patent applications is scheduled to take place from 11 to 26 July 2022, which will be hosted in Zanzibar, Tanzania. The training programme is a partnership between The African Regional Intellectual Property Organisation (ARIPO),...

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