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Africa intellectual property conference starts in Windhoek

by editor1 / Nov 19, 2018 / 0 comments
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ARIPO

-The 42nd Administrative Council Conference of the Africa Regional Intellectual Property Organisation (ARIPO) has started in Windhoek.

BIPA's Vivienne Katjiuongua speaks to NBC News about fishing rights applications

by editor1 / Sep 03, 2018 / 0 comments
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Nampa

-The deadline for fishing rights applications ended on Friday. Although some complained about the requirements, which they said prevented them from applying, Fishing Rights National Coordinator Anna Erastus could not confirm if there will likely be an extension. Surihe Gaomas-Guchu spoke to Vivienne Katjiuongua, Acting Chief Executive Officer at the Business and Intellectual Property Authority (BIPA) about the business registration process.

Business consultants demonstrate over delays in BIPA processes

by editor1 / Jul 06, 2018 / 0 comments

A group of SME business consultants in Windhoek staged a demonstration over alleged delays in processing the applications to register proprietary limited companies, by the Business and Intellectual Property Authority (BIPA).

BIPA interview on fishing rights applications

by editor1 / Jun 25, 2018 / 0 comments
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BIPA Namibia

The high influx of applicants for fishing rights is putting the Business and Intellectual Property Authority (BIPA) office under pressure to merge its business registration services.

Piracy and copyright infringement on the increase in Namibia

by editor1 / Jun 20, 2018 / 0 comments

Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Industrialisation, Trade and SME Development, Gabriel Sinimbo says despite progress made in research and innovation to advance intellectual property awareness, piracy remains a problem.