African intellectual property law, practice and policies. This weblog provides news, information and comment on IP law, practice and business deals right across Africa. Ce blog propose des actualités, informations, et commentaires sur la législation et la pratique en matière de propriété intellectuelle et de droit des contrats d'affaires en Afrique. For some insight into the origins of this blog click here.
Wednesday, 22 April 2015
ARIPO: Swakopmund Protocol to enter into force on 11 May 2015
The sixth instrument of ratification of the Swakopmund Protocol was deposited on 11 February 2015. ARIPO has announced on its website that the Protocol will come into force on 11 May 2015, three months after the sixth ratification was deposited, as provided for by section 27(3) of the Protocol.