Utility Models
Portfolio Management
Our IP Practice Group covers a complete spectrum of Trademark related services in the African Intellectual Property Organization (OAPI) jurisdiction, as well as other Central, West, and East African countries. Our services include:

1. Acquisition:
– Searching
– Drafting and filing registration applications
– Monitoring third party applications
– Replies to office actions
– Grant and registration procedures
– Recordals

2. Maintenance:
– Renewals
– Annuity payments

3. Litigation:
– Restoration actions
– Oppositions
– Claim to ownership actions
– Nullity actions
– Cancellation proceedings
– Appeals
– Counterfeit and cross-border actions
– Alternative Dispute Resolution
– Oral proceedings

4. IP transactions:
– Assignments
– Registered user agreements
– Transfer agreements, Licensing
– Corporate transactions

5. Portfolio management
– Coordination of international and parallel IP registration, maintenance, and litigation.

Domain Names
Compliance & Investigations
Industrial Designs
Plant Variety Protection
Watchdog Services & Seizures