Trends & developments in the enforcement of intellectual property rights in Africa

According to the World Health Organization, Africa accounts around 42% of the world’s counterfeit drugs. As we see counterfeiting and other illicit trade an ongoing problem in the continent, what challenges exist and what has been done to tackle this problem?

Promoted by Wolter Kluwer, Martin Luten, from  Arnold & Siedsma, interviewed Vera Albino, who explained some of the mechanisms used to enforce IP rights in Africa, efforts made by governments to put legal frameworks in place, as well as precautionary measures that a brand owner can take.

Read the interview here.

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