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3 Mar 2015, 10:58 pm by Caroline Ncube
In response to the DTI's invitation, a group of 50 scholars from across the world (disclosure: this Leo is one of them) have penned a letter to the DTI offering both commentary and draft legislative text. [read post]
24 Feb 2015, 12:18 am by Darren Olivier
"Afro Leo contacted the ever efficient ASA yesterday and was told that no appeal had been filed. [read post]
22 Feb 2015, 9:30 pm by Kingsley Egbuonu
Anyway, let’s see if the ‘nollywood’ trade mark owner will be able to maintain the mark on the register and take enforcement actions where/when necessary.The moral of the story for this Leo is this: obtain appropriate legal advice from the outset (Says Afro Leo, “it’s meant to help not just for the law but also costs v benefitsanalysis which includes having your name, documents and so on all over the internet. [read post]
19 Feb 2015, 12:39 am by Caroline Ncube
This Leo's not copywriter, but perhaps  PAIPO not OAPI/AIPO! [read post]
18 Feb 2015, 7:31 am by Darren Olivier
And cats are jumpy in water as it is.This Afro Leo has just spent the last 90 minutes with some of Africa's most talented entrepreneurs fielding questions in one-on-one sessions on their IP requirements, across Africa.Hosted by Bowman Gilfillan's David Geral and their client African Leadership Network, this Afro Leo spoke to founders of BanaPads, Capture, GiftedMom, Learning Horizon, Madlyn Cazalis, MDAS, Nikweli, TastemakersAfrica… [read post]
11 Feb 2015, 2:30 pm
 Over on the Afro-IP weblog, Afro Leo has reminded us that Morocco has updated its domestic IP laws. [read post]
9 Feb 2015, 2:38 am by Afro Leo
As 50 Shades of Grey screens for the first time in RSA this week, Afro-IP asks - can this book emancipate IP from its current lofty place of sacredness to something interesting, enticing, useful and fun? [read post]
8 Feb 2015, 11:21 am by Caroline Ncube
Kaylan Kankanala's  first novel Road Humps and Sidewalks was well-received (see a review by this Leo here). [read post]
26 Jan 2015, 2:15 am
 Afro Leo posts on the Afro-IP blog on IP and legacy issues in South Africa. [read post]
19 Jan 2015, 10:00 pm by Kingsley Egbuonu
Afro Leo, a geography/trade expert, believes he can make sense of these deals having considered that North Africa (particularly Morocco) is in close proximity to Southern Europe (especially Spain and Portugal). [read post]
19 Jan 2015, 9:51 am by Jeremy
Afro Leo posts, below, the text of a media release from the European Patent Office which reads as follows:Morocco recognises European patents as national patents  A win-win agreement: Morocco is the first non-member country of the European Patent Organisation to validate the legal effects of a European patent on its territory  Casablanca/Munich, 19 January 2015 – The President of the European Patent Office (EPO), Benoît Battistelli, and the… [read post]
16 Jan 2015, 4:53 am by Chijioke Ifeoma Okorie
Since starting her usual daily drive to work in 2015, this Leo has heard the new MTN Nigeria’s internet advert (or “Better Me Bundle”) on her car radio. [read post]
21 Dec 2014, 11:00 pm by Caroline Ncube
Merry Christmas and a blessed new year to all Afro-IP readers, or as granny would say, Sikufisela uKhisimusi lomuhle. [read post]
14 Dec 2014, 10:30 pm by Caroline Ncube
All that remains to be said is that the policy has been way too long in the making and this Leo is disappointed that 2014 is fading out without the finalisation of the policy. [read post]
12 Dec 2014, 1:44 am by Caroline Ncube
Somalia does not yet have a national IP policy nor could this Leo find any information pertaining to the preparation of one. [read post]
12 Dec 2014, 12:09 am by Caroline Ncube
This Leo found all the other information contained in the statement, especially that pertaining to the recent goings-on in Parliament, rather entertaining distracting. [read post]
9 Dec 2014, 4:26 am by Caroline Ncube
 This Leo was unable to find any further information on the progress of this process. [read post]
28 Nov 2014, 3:37 am by Caroline Ncube
The country also has legislation that created a registry for films and other audiovisual works.It does not have a national IP policy nor is there any publicly available information about the preparation of a such policy presumably because it subscribes to a common OAPI policy stance.While scratching about the OAPI website, this Leo discovered that  since 22 September 2014, OAPI is sporting a new logo (see the announcement here)new OAPI logo-----------------WIPOLex entry hereIndustrial… [read post]
19 Nov 2014, 8:55 am by Aurelia J. Schultz
(Pause for Little Leo’s comments.) [read post]
14 Nov 2014, 7:12 am by Aurelia J. Schultz
This Little Leo didn’t find other schools offering exactly this degree on her brief glance/click-through, so interested cubs should check into individual schools if for more information on a particular institution. [read post]