Angola - Country Commercial Guide
Protecting Intellectual Property
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Please see the Investment Climate section of this report for details on protecting intellectual property in Angola.

In any foreign market companies should consider several general principles for effective management of their intellectual property.  For background on these principles please see our articles on Protecting Intellectual Property and Corruption.

For additional information, visit website or contact ITA’s Office of Intellectual Property Rights Director, Stevan Mitchell at

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office contact for Angola and sub-Saharan Africa is:

JoEllen Urban

Senior Trade Advisor

Office of Policy and International Affairs

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Tel:  571-272-8498

Email:  JoEllen.Urban@USPTO.GOV


For further information on Intellectual property protection, visit the U.S. Department of State Investment Climate Statement website.