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11 Apr 2014, 6:12 am by Caroline Ncube
Afro-IP readers will be familiar with Ethiopia's experience with Starbucks which has been reported upon several times on this blog (e.g. [read post]
6 Apr 2014, 4:36 pm by Kingsley Egbuonu
As expected, many have rightly focused on the continental significance of this news - which ranks Nigeria as the largest economy - but Afro-IP's interest is to find out whether any of the economic activities is related to any form of intellectual property. [read post]
4 Apr 2014, 4:42 am by Caroline Ncube
Being clueless about soccer, this Leo will not venture any comment on the import of this development and leave it to more knowledgeable Afro-IP readers to mull over this with their Friday sundowners. [read post]
24 Mar 2014, 3:27 am by Kingsley Egbuonu
(Afro Leo does not like events with breakout rooms for various sessions as such format pretty much isolates people in sparsely populated rooms) So what did this Leo learn? [read post]
20 Mar 2014, 9:44 pm by Caroline Ncube
This Leo was unable to find any information about progress on the OAPI IP laws and policy harmonisation initiative. [read post]
13 Mar 2014, 5:45 am by Isaac
When it comes to IP Valuations in practice, however, this Leo is quite the scaredy-kat. [read post]
12 Mar 2014, 8:06 am by Kingsley Egbuonu
In case you wish to swiftly learn if or why the DSB is so successful, Afro Leo directs you here.(2) Introduction to International Intellectual Property Law - 12 May - 13 Jun 2014. [read post]
9 Mar 2014, 5:41 am by Jeremy
The EIPO has clarified the status of registrations which became due for renewal between December 24, 2012 and June 18, 2014".If any readers have direct experience of trade mark registration and enforcement in Ethiopia, Afro Leo will be delighted to hear from them. [read post]
7 Mar 2014, 12:47 pm by Kingsley Egbuonu
Looking at the entire event programme, this Leo is convinced that some of the issues discussed are either currently taking place in some form or might be witnessed - years down the line - in a handful of countries on the continent. [read post]
6 Mar 2014, 11:55 pm by Caroline Ncube
Like many others we have visited in this series, the country does not have a national IP policy and its WIPOLex page  here only lists legislation.*  Not wanting to leave Afro-IP readers empty-handed, this Leo offers the following tidbits on the state of IP in Egypt:Very interesting research has been completed on access to knowledge and IP and innovation in Egypt in the last few years e.g. [read post]
6 Mar 2014, 10:31 pm by Darren
Afro Leo is pleased to publish this response to the post "Why Africa needs to develop its drug manufacturing capabilities?" [read post]
5 Mar 2014, 1:34 am by Caroline Ncube
 This Leo, like many around her, was watching, but with her intellectual property (IP) glasses on. [read post]
23 Feb 2014, 10:41 pm by Afro Leo
The discussion will highlight and unpack some of theimportant issues emanating from the draft IP policy.Catering: Drinks and snacks will be served following the discussionCost: LES members: R80 per person; Non-members: R150 per personRSVP: Please make payment and return your completed registration form by e-mail here  .Annual Intellectual Property Protection, Distribution and Costing MasterclassLast Friday, this Afro Leo presented at the AMC 2nd Annual Intellectual… [read post]
13 Feb 2014, 10:56 pm by Isaac
This is a critically important decision (which, this Leo thinks, comes to the perfect conclusion). [read post]
11 Feb 2014, 2:17 am by Caroline Ncube
Bitterly disappointed and seeking comfort, this Leo looked up IP news and trivia that has a (sometimes tenuous) link to Cote d'Ivoire, some of which she shares below.Cote d'Ivoire renowned for its soccer players, national soccer team (the elephants) and cocoa. [read post]
2 Feb 2014, 6:11 pm by Kingsley Egbuonu
Well, readers can be rest assured that this Leo's general response was in the affirmative. [read post]
31 Jan 2014, 8:13 am
Elsewhere on the same blog, Afro Leo posts a note on the plain packaging issue -- this time in South Africa, where the incomparable Louis Harms has raised the spectre of "unintended consequences". [read post]
30 Jan 2014, 4:25 am by Caroline Ncube
All this Leo's going to say about this today, is that this contestation over IP policy shows just how important it is. [read post]