How the African Continental Free Trade Area could revolutionise IP in Africa

The creation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), which includes the implementation of an IP protocol, is expected to solve most of the issues present in many African countries’ IP framework. 

In her new article, published in IP Stars, Vera Albino provides an overview on what the continent’s IP regime could look like, what AfCFTA's contribution to IP rights issues could be and what place could be reserved in the agreement for traditional knowledge and traditional cultural expressions.

Read the full article here.

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