Madagascar

National Policy and Strategy of Innovation in the field of Intellectual Property for Madagascar

Year of Version:2016
Date of Text (Published):January 19, 2016
Type of Text:IP Legal Literature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Geographical Indications, IP Regulatory Body, Industrial Designs, Industrial Property, Layout Designs of Integrated Circuits, Patents (Inventions), Plant Variety Protection, Trade Names, Trademarks, Traditional Cultural Expressions, Traditional Knowledge (TK), Transfer of Technology, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets), Utility Models
Notes:
The notification by Madagascar to the WTO under Article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'The national policy and strategy are designed to make intellectual property a real lever of development for the country. The main objective is thus to transform research results into innovations so that consumers can benefit, while ensuring maximum protection for researchers traders and consumers. This document contains strategic directions that establish the actions to be taken in order to improve Madagascar's intellectual property system.'
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WIPO Lex No.:MG017

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