Cleveland Scott York Partner to chair webinar on patents in Africa

Dr Adrian Bradley, a Chartered Patent Attorney and Partner at Cleveland Scott York is to chair a seminar on patents in Africa.

The webinar, entitled Patent Practice in Africa – Essential Knowledge and Developments has been organised with the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA) and is intended for a professional audience.

With Africa the world’s second most populous continent and the economies of African nations predicted to be amongst the most important drivers of growth in coming century, intellectual property protection across the continent is set to become increasingly significant.

Providing critical information on best practice in patent strategy in Africa, the webinar will hear from leading practitioners from the three largest African economies – Egypt, Nigeria and South Africa – and will cover:

  • Key aspects of local practice in North Africa, West Africa and Southern Africa;
  • Tactics for obtaining quality patent protection;
  • Enforcement of patent rights; and
  • The use of OAMI and ARIPO systems.

The webinar will take place between 12.30pm and 1.30pm on Wednesday 9 May 2018 and further information on how to take part is available here.