Provides advice on IPR protection, including information on the registration of patents and trademarks.
US Patent and Trademark Office In any foreign market companies should consider several general principles for effective management of their intellectual property. For background on these principles please link to the following article on Protecting Intellectual Property and Stopfakes.gov, or contact ITA’s Office of Intellectual Property Rights Director, Stevan Mitchell at Stevan.Mitchell@trade.gov.
Guidelines appear here:
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has a team leader for the Sub-Saharan Africa region:
Senior Trade Advisor
Office of Policy and International Affairs
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