Brands, IP and Innovation Management

-Training on brands management and the defense of brands brands (Trademarks-TM,
-Trade names-TN, Geographical indications-GI)
-Short term training modules and practice on counterfeiting in Sub Sahara Africa, including strategies and tactics for containment and eradication;
Trainees include: companies IP and marketing staff, customs and economic administrations and police, law-enforcement, judiciary, journalist etc…
-Assistance in filing and registering IP rights (TM, TN, Industrial Designs -ID, Patents)with ARIPO, OAPI and other national IP offices ; in close cooperation with a network of reputed trademark and patent firms,
-Legal monitoring, strategic watch and surveillance re:status of various IP rights (TM, TN, ID, GI)on African markets with special attention paid to counterfeiting risks,
-Audit and situation analysis of market potential of IP assets on target countries,
-Due Diligence of IP rights in relation to various transactions on African markets,negotiation and conclusion of licensing agreements,assistance in IP dispute resolution through mediation arbitration or litigation,