Technical Assistance Database: Activity Details

Title: WIPO-ARIPO-JPO Sub-Regional Multi-stakeholders Validation Workshop: Guidelines on IP Policy and Strategy for Effective use of the IP System by Universities and R&D Institutions in Africa
Description: The WIPO- ARIPO Project on Elaboration of Guidelines for the Intellectual Property (IP) Policy and Strategy for an effective use of the IP System by Universities and Research and Developments Institutions in Africa, commenced in May 2017. WIPO contracted the services of Professor Barthélémy Nyasse, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, University of Bamenda, Cameroon (lead Consultant); Dr. Dick M. Kamugasha, Director, Technology Development Centre (TDC), Uganda Industrial Research Institute (UIRI), Kampala, Uganda; and Dr. Andrew Mutsiwa, Harare, Zimbabwe, in the project implementation.
Type: Meeting
IP Subject Area: Multiple IP Fields
WIPO Sector: Regional Bureau for Africa
Date From: 30/10/2017 - 31/10/2017
Venue City: Harare
Venue/Host Country: Zimbabwe
Activity held in Language: English

Beneficiary / Participant Countries

Country Name No. of Members / Participants
Zimbabwe 3
Zambia 1
United Republic of Tanzania 1
Uganda 1
Swaziland 1
Sudan 1
Sierra Leone 1
Nigeria 1
Namibia 1
Mozambique 1
Malawi 1
Lesotho 1
Kenya 1
Ethiopia 1
Botswana 1
Total Number of Participants:  17

Owner / Requester

Owner / Requester Name Owner / Requester Type
World Intellectual Property Organization IGO


Organizer Name Organizer Type
African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) IGO
Japan Patent Office (JPO) Member State / IP Office