Intellectual Property

Enforcement and Protection of Intellectual Property Laws in Africa

Intellectual Property laws does exist in Africa but how far and how well has it been implemented to ensure it plays its critical role of providing protection for businesses coming into Africa? Are the continent’s enforcement laws and archaic registration systems are ineffective?

On this episode of Invest Africa, Fernando dos Santos, the Director General of the African Regional Intellectual Property Organisation, Johnny Fiandeiro, Partner at Adams and Adams and McLean Sibanda, CEO of the Innovation Hub shed more light on this dire aspect needed in African business.

About Femi Oke

Relentless passion for creativity and digital acumen to help a professional services firm thrive in the digital space. Femi is an individual with a rich experience on regional African knowledge, its diverse business culture and he understands the continent’s economic drive. He thrives on selfless service and lasting mutually beneficial relationships with colleagues and especially clients encountered in the course of his duties. He is creative, practical and self-motivated with business judgement in corporate, brand and strategic communications, social, digital & traditional media and executive profiling. Roles in the firm include New Media, Digital Communication, Corporate Communication, executive profiling and Brand Management execution. Working on the multi-million dollar Africa high growth market project stands out for femi; besides this, managing all KPMG’s digital communication for the World Economic Forum on Africa is another project that gives him great delight. Femi holds a Masters Degree in Global Marketing from the University of Liverpool.

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