Technical Assistance Database: Activity Details

Title: Africa Intellectual Property Forum: Intellectual Property, Regional Integration and Economic Growth in Africa
Description: Upon the initiative of the Government of the United States of America, WIPO has agreed to partner with the US and the Republic of South Africa in the organization of the Africa IP Forum in Cape Town, South Africa, April 3-5, 2012. The Governments of Japan and France have also agreed to co-sponsor this event which will also benefit from the collaboration of the African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) and the African Intellectual Property Organization (OAPI).
Type: Meeting
IP Subject Area: Multiple IP Fields
WIPO Sector: Division for Africa
Date From: 03/04/2012 - 05/04/2012
Venue City: Cape Town
Venue/Host Country: South Africa
Activity held in Language: English , French

Beneficiary / Participant Countries

Country Name No. of Members / Participants
Burkina Faso 1
Zimbabwe 1
Zambia 1
Swaziland 1
South Africa 240
Sierra Leone 1
Seychelles 1
Senegal 1
Rwanda 1
Nigeria 1
Niger 1
Namibia 1
Mauritius 1
Mali 1
Liberia 1
Lesotho 1
Kenya 1
Guinea 1
Gambia 1
Equatorial Guinea 1
Ivory Coast 1
Central African Republic 1
Cape Verde 1
Cameroon 1
Botswana 1
Total Number of Participants:  264

Owner / Requester

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


Organizer Name Organizer Type
Japan Member State / IP Office
African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) IGO
Organisation Africaine de la Propriete Intellectuelle IGO
France Country