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26 Nov 2015, 1:59 pm by Jeremy
  And now I’m retiring and just wanted to say a big “thank you” to Afro Leo and all the blog team for their wonderful efforts over the past years. [read post]
3 Dec 2012, 4:18 am by Kingsley
"(Please be aware, nothing comes for free, says Afro Leo)This Leo applauds this initiative by J&J and feels that perhaps, it may mitigate the company's stance not to join the patent pool. [read post]
7 Oct 2016, 12:17 am by Afro Leo
It aims to achieve the following:renewing relationships between the two organisations that commenced formally in 1999licensing ARIPO data for use in EUIPO's free to view trade mark, design and patent search platforms, and for statistical informationdedication to a process of harmonisationco-operation on training (including secondment opportunities) with annual meetings to discuss major pending issuesextension of IT, automation and modernisation schemesco-operating on research development and… [read post]
15 May 2014, 6:46 am by Caroline Ncube
As reported by Afro-Leo in 2012 (here) The Gambia has been working on an IP Policy with the assistance of WIPO. [read post]
14 Jun 2012, 8:47 am by Aurelia J. Schultz
”  Afro Leo hopes these breakthroughs in licensing and pricing increase access to much needed medicines like ARVs, and that looks likely. [read post]
18 Jul 2014, 12:48 pm by Kingsley Egbuonu
[Afro Leo loves eye-catching titles beginning with ‘The Top 10’, ‘5 Top’ and so on, but he’s unsure if it’ll work for this blog] The author, Ken Lopez, describes the videos as relevant to lawyers, particularly those in litigation practice. [read post]
15 Jun 2014, 11:30 pm by Kingsley Egbuonu
[Afro Leo says that African countries should note that nothing lasts forever! [read post]
27 Jun 2013, 1:43 am by Jeremy
Afro Leo, who is prudent with his pennies, has just learned that Madagascar is hiking its official intellectual property fees as of next Monday, 1 July. [read post]
29 Jan 2013, 3:24 am by Kingsley Egbuonu
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Still on Nigeria, Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) invites you:This Leo loves the notion of public consultations (Looking at Europe, Afro Leo is quick to tell me that public consultations help policymakers decide whether they should press ahead with a ready-made decision or change course). [read post]
14 Mar 2013, 7:33 am by Kingsley Egbuonu
Further, in respect of registered designs, the Registry now requires applicants to describe the novelty in their design applications; and, as one would expect, the name(s) of the signatory on FORM 2.Afro Leo welcomes comments from his Nigerian friends and/or all readers on following:(a) Is 30 days sufficient time for trade mark owners and/or their representatives to put something together? [read post]
21 Oct 2012, 5:09 pm by Kingsley
(Afro Leo says, "come on, let's match the IPKat").The doom and gloom begins this week with the usual concern about the perceived neglect of the national IP offices in most African countries. [read post]
23 Dec 2012, 10:00 pm by Kingsley Egbuonu
(Afro Leo wonders how many mobile phone users are there in Kenya since the 'counterfeit phone shutdown')This is just the sort of news which resurrects the debate on whether IPRs stifle innovation or go against the public interest. [read post]
6 Jul 2014, 6:07 am by Kingsley Egbuonu
[Afro Leo can imagine how extremely difficult it is for COSON to identify business premises without appropriate music licences across the vast 36 States of Nigeria. [read post]
29 Oct 2012, 12:00 am by Kingsley
(Afro Leo knows that IP, patent in particular, deservedly gets the negative coverage, especially, when holders fail to innovate or unfairly stifle others)Well, it appears Egypt has more to gain out of IP than some countries in Africa. [read post]
4 Aug 2015, 9:39 pm by Afro Leo
Afro Leo has never liked dentists, and wouldn't mind flossing his teeth with that dentist's bowstring. [read post]
21 May 2012, 9:30 pm by Darren
A few IP snippets relating to IP in RSA attracting Afro Leo’s attention this week:“Mergers and acquisitions involving foreign investment in South African companies are growing significantly as foreign investors see SA as a springboard into the rest of Africa. [read post]
30 Apr 2014, 5:56 am by Caroline Ncube
Any information on this from Afro-IP readers would be very welcome. [read post]
24 Feb 2013, 4:51 pm by Kingsley Egbuonu
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Afro Leo has spotted the things that you could do whilst in Mauritius, see hereHarney Westwood & Riegels (the law firm) expands into Mauritius, see here [read post]