Monday, 29 August 2011

A to Z of African official IP websites: no. 11: Comoros

Afro-IP's A-to-Z series of visits to the official IP websites of African states is getting even more depressing.  On behalf of Afro-IP, Kingsley Egbuonu has now directed his attention to the Comoros, an archepelago off the east coast of Africa which constitutes one of the smallest jurisdictions in the continent, both by size and by population:

Overview

Comoros is a contracting party to most international agreements on intellectual property, these include: the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works and the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property.

Copyright Office

  • The Ministry of Home Affairs, Information and Press is the competent office responsible for copyright and related rights in Comoros.
  • Currently, this office has no web presence.
Industrial Property Office

  • The Ministry of Energy, Mines, Industry and Handicrafts is responsible for the administration of intellectual property rights in Comoros.
  • Currently, this office has no web presence.
Kingsley tweets as @IPinAfrica

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