OAPI announced awaited changes to the Bangui Agreement

November 26, 2018

The need to improve the terms of the Bangui Agreement led the African Intellectual Property Organization (OAPI) to revise the document, signed on 14 December 2015 in Bamako, Mali.

After a discussion period of three year, OAPI recently made public the major alterations to the Agreement, that will improve the quality of its operational procedures, bringing it closer to practices of other international organisms.  

These alterations will influence general procedures, with emphasis on trademarks. Keep up with our publications where shortly we’ll analyze the new features, introduced to the Bangui Agreement.

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