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FICPI 2015

FICPI 2015 will be hosted in Cape Town, South Africa from 13 to 17 April 2015. The FICPI World Congress is the perfect opportunity to meet and network with leading intellectual property professionals from all over the world. It is also a chance for your firm to position itself within the ever-changing Intellectual Property world. The organization works for the interests of Patent and Trade Mark professionals world-wide. It is the only association whose membership consists solely of intellectual property professionals in private practice.

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FICPI 2015 maintains a standard of excellence through its stringent admission criteria, thus providing its members with a prestigious network of foreign associates while at the same time maintaining the standards of the profession world-wide.

Posted on 14 November 2013
Patents in Africa, Trademarks in Africa

Smit & Van Wyk provides a full range of Intellectual Property legal services in all African countries where protection is available. We can provide information on the filing requirements in each of the African countries and can also offer information on the various regional IP organisations such as ARIPO, OAPI and the Madrid protocol. We work with a network of trusted and knowledgeable agents to develop the best possible solution to each of our clients’ needs for trade marks, designs and patents in Africa.

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