NAMIBIA – ARIPO

COUNTRY : REPUBLIC OF NAMIBIA

CAPITAL : WINDHOEK

LANGUAGE : ENGLISH

 

ARIPO is a comity of 18 Former English Colonies which are also English speaking Countries. Member Countries are: BOTSWANA, GAMBIA, GHANA, KENYA, LESOTHO, LIBERIA, MALAWI, MOZAMBIQUE, NAMIBIA, RWANDA, SIERRA LEONE, SOMALIA, SUDAN, SWAZILAND, TANZANIA, UGANDA, ZAMBIA, ZIMBABWE.

African Regional Intellectual Property Organisation known more commonly by its acronym (ARIPO) was established through the Lusaka Agreement and is headquartered at Harare Zimbabwe.

Protection to Design is provided at a Three ways in Namibia 

  1. NATIONAL FILING 
    Filing with the national office
  2. ARIPO DESIGN REGISTRATION
    Kindly refer our treaty on ARIPO Design Registration.
  3. INTERNATIONAL DESIGN PROTECTION UNDER HAGUE SYSTEM
    Kindly refer our treaty on The Hague system.

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