EQUATORIAL GUINEA IP GUIDEWest Africa | OAPI Member

Intellectual Property Equatorial Guinea
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

Capital: Malabo

Currency: CFA Franc

GDP: $31.769 billion (2016)

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.

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