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Session 6: Local Initiatives, Coordination of Cross-Border IP Enforcement Measures, and International Support Measures Available in Africa

01-Apr-2021 To 01-Apr-2021 | Source : AG-IP News | Visits : 2246

This is part of the six-session Enforcement of IP Rights in Africa Webcast Series. You may purchase a single session or the whole series, which will also be accessible on demand.

The protection and enforcement of IP rights in Africa are rapidly evolving with both locally and internationally driven initiatives that are helping to increase awareness as to the importance and benefits of IP rights in Africa.

In this session, speakers will discuss:

• Local initiatives to reinforce understanding of IP rights;
• The role of customs in Africa and the support provided by the World Customs Organization;
• The role played by INTERPOL in Africa; and
• Initiatives put in place by international organizations and associations such as INTA in Africa.