IP Experts in Africa

Von Seidels is an intellectual property law firm specialising in protecting and enforcing IP rights throughout Africa. We have offices in South Africa, ARIPO (Namibia), OAPI (Cameroon) and Nigeria.
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Cape Verde Accedes to the Banjul Protocol
Following the decision by the Cape Verdean Parliament to accede to the Lusaka Agreement [1], the Harare Protocol [2], the Banjul Protocol [3] and the Swakopmund Protocol [4] in January this year (see the announcement by ARIPO here), ARIPO has just announced that Cape Verde has deposited its Instruments of Accession to these protocols, as well as to the Arusha Protocol [5], on 14 July 2022....