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Intellectual property in the Ivory Coast

Intellectual Property

National Organisations
Côte d'Ivoire has signed the agreement establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). You can contact the Ivorian Office of Intellectual Property (OIPI) by Email.
Regional Organisations
Member of the African Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) (in French).
International Membership
Member of the WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization)
Signatory to the Paris Convention For the Protection of Intellectual Property

National Regulation and International Agreements

Type of property and law Validity International Agreements Signed
Law on the protection of intellectual works and copyright.
20 years Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT)
Agreement revising the Bangui Agreement of 2 March 1977, on the creation of the African Intellectual Property Organization, 24 February 1999
10 years, renewable for consecutive 10 year periods Trademark Law Treaty
Agreement Revising the Bangui Agreement of March 2, 1977, on the Creation of the African Intellectual Property Organization, February 24, 1999
5 years, renewable for two further 5-year periods  
Berne convention For the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works
WIPO Copyright Treaty
WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty

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