Provides advice on IPR protection, including information on the registration of patents and trademarks.
In any foreign market companies should consider several general principles for effective protection of their intellectual property. More background information can be found at: Protecting Intellectual Property and Stopfakes.gov. The Ministry of Industry takes the lead on intellectual property, but the Ministry of Youth and Youth Employment covers copyright issues. For more information, contact the U.S. International Trade Administration’s Office of Intellectual Property Rights Director, Stevan Mitchell at Stevan.Mitchell@trade.gov.
IP Attaché Contact:
Caroline Corcoran, Economic and Commercial Officer, CorcoranCE@state.gov
For more information regarding Protecting Intellectual Property, please refer to the State Department’s Investment Climate Statement for Guinea: https://www.state.gov/reports/2022-investment-climate-statements/guinea/