Technical Assistance Database: Activity Details

Title: Study Visit of one Senior official from Equatorial Guinea to OAPI and BURIDA
Description: The study visit has the following objectives: To have a better understanding of IP matters; Be exposed to different aspects of the administration and management of an IP Office; Understand the need to develop partnership and cooperation with the users of the IP system (universities, R&D Institutions and the private sector) for jobs creation; Learn from the experience of OIPI in the registration of trade names and trademarks which represent a high percentage of the revenues generated by IP Offices of OAPI’s Member States; Learn from the experience of the BURIDA in the administration of copyright and related rights with a special emphasis on collective management of copyright, neighboring rights, and the protection of expressions of traditional cultural heritage national heritage; and Take example of the cooperation between OIPI and BURIDA in enhancing the use of the IP system in Côte d’Ivoire.
Type: Visit
IP Subject Area: Multiple IP Fields
WIPO Sector: Division for Africa
Date From: 28/03/2016 - 06/04/2016
Venue City: Abidjan
Venue/Host Country: Ivory Coast
Activity held in Language: French

Beneficiary / Participant Countries

Country Name No. of Members / Participants
Equatorial Guinea 1
Ivory Coast 2
Total Number of Participants:  3