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Lusaka Agreement on the Creation of the African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO)

Date of TextAdopted on December 9, 1976 at Lusaka
Entry into force on February 15, 1978
Amended on December 10, 1982
Amended on December 12, 1986
Amended on November 27, 1996
Entry into force on January 1, 2000
Amended on August 13, 2004
Entry into force on November 13, 2004
Host Institution:African Regional Industrial Property Organization (ARIPO)
MembersContracting Parties/Signatories
Subject MatterGeographical Indications, Industrial Designs, Layout Designs of Integrated Circuits, Patents (Inventions), Trade Names, Trademarks, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets), Utility Models
Available Texts
Treaty Text
English

Lusaka Agreement on the Creation of the African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) as amended on August 13, 2004 Lusaka Agreement on the Creation of the African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) as amended on August 13, 2004, Complete document (pdf) [65 KB]

English

Lusaka Agreement on the Creation of the African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) as amended on November 27, 1996 Lusaka Agreement on the Creation of the African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) as amended on November 27, 1996, Complete document (pdf) [27 KB] Lusaka Agreement on the Creation of the African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) as amended on November 27, 1996, Complete document (html) [22 KB]

French

Accord de Lusaka sur la création de l'Organisation régionale africaine de la propriété industrielle (ARIPO) modifié le 27 novembre 1996 Accord de Lusaka sur la création de l'Organisation régionale africaine de la propriété industrielle (ARIPO) modifié le 27 novembre 1996, Complete document (pdf) [103 KB] Accord de Lusaka sur la création de l'Organisation régionale africaine de la propriété industrielle (ARIPO) modifié le 27 novembre 1996, Complete document (html) [23 KB]

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