Tag: intellectual property

Understanding regulation of intellectual property in Nigeria’s entertainment industry

Speaking on the state of intellectual property in Nigeria's entertainment industry, Chairman of the Copyright Society of Nigeria, Tony Okoroji, says the process of internalising these laws is a work in progress that should be continually encouraged. He discussed this and more with CNBC Africa’s Debbie Movoria on the sidelines of the 7th edition of the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards.

Intellectual property protection vital to economic development

Central to protecting the creative economy and innovation in the country is the need to improve regulations on like patents, trademarks, industrial designs and copyright. Today is World Intellectual property awareness day, joining CNBC Africa to discuss the vital role of IP in developing country is Reinard Kruger, Partner, Spoor and Fisher.

Rwanda recognises intellectual property day

Today, Rwanda through intellectual property administration agency joined the rest of the world to celebrate the World IP day under the theme "Reach for Gold: IP and Sports". Joining CNBC Africa for more on the synergy and the legalities is Pius Ntazinda, Associate at Trust Law Chambers.

East Africa brand-owners take stake in protecting their brands

East Africa brand-owners take stake in protecting their brands

How East African companies are protecting their brands

East African economies have grown so rapidly in recent years that large brand-owners are not only making substantial investments in their brands, but are willing protecting them. This is how...

Op-Ed: Protecting African Intellectual Property

We need to quantify and protect Africa’s exported technology because a lot more is going on than many of us realise.

The world’s 50 most innovative economies – S.A fails to make the cut.

Only one African economy made it, where are we in the global rankings when it comes to innovation and intellectual property?