How to ensure that your trademarks, patents, copyrights and trade secrets are safe abroad

July 11, 2021

You have all good reasons to start exporting but how will you ensure that your trademarks, patents, copyrights and trade secrets are safe abroad? With the existence of Free Trade Agreements, your business may want to expand to other markets either regionally or internationally to bolster its competitiveness and position itself in those markets. One of the risks involved in such an expansion is Intellectual Property (IP) infringement, either by you or the other party. It is therefore important to Read more […]

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AfCFTA, MSMEs and IP!

June 30, 2021

What is the place of Intellectual Property protection and related issues in Africa Continental Trade Area? AfCFTA is said to be the world’s largest trade area since the formation of the World Trade Organization covering a market of over 1.2 billion people across all the 55 member states of the African Union. It is so progressive that it eliminates tariffs and trade barriers and creates a single market, making it easier for African businesses to trade within the continent. Trading under AfCFTA commenced Read more […]

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