Zambia - Country Commercial Guide
Protecting Intellectual Property

Provides advice on IPR protection, including information on the registration of patents and trademarks.

Last published date: 2022-08-07

In any foreign market companies should consider several general principles for effective protection of their intellectual property.  More information and resources can be found through the Department of Commerce resources Protecting Intellectual Property and the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

Zambia is not listed in USTR’s Special 301 report, nor is it on the Notorious Market list.  For additional information about treaty obligations and points of contact at local IP offices, please see WIPO’s country profiles.

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To access Zambia’s ICS, which includes information on the protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights, visit the U.S. Department of State Investment Climate Statement website.