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Intellectual Property 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)

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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