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ARIPO

African Regional Industrial Property Organization (ARIPO)

The history of the African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) goes back to some English speaking African countries wanting to pool their resources in intellectual property matters by establishing a regional organization.

 

Member states of ARIPO are:

Botswana

Gambia

Ghana

Kenya

Lesotho

Liberia

Malawi

Mozambique

Namibia

Rwanda

Sao Tome and Príncipe

Sierra Leone

Somalia

Sudan

Swaziland

Tanzania

Uganda

Zambia

Zimbabwe.

ADMINISTERED TREATIES

 

Swakopmund Protocol on the Protection of Traditional Knowledge and Expressions of Folklore within the Framework of the African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) (August 9, 2010)

Banjul Protocol on Marks Within the Framework of the African Regional Industrial Property Organization (ARIPO) (November 19, 1993)

Harare Protocol on Patents and Industrial Designs Within the Framework of the African Regional Industrial Property Organization (ARIPO) (December 10, 1982)

Lusaka Agreement on the Creation of the African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) (December 9, 1976)