Model law for English-speaking African countries on trade marks
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Model law for English-speaking African countries on trade marks by Industrial Property Organization for English-Speaking Africa. Committee for Trade Mark and Industrial Design Matters.

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Published by World Intellectual Property Organization on behalf of the InterimSecretariat (WIPO and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa) in Geneva .
Written in English


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Statementprepared by the Committee for Trade Mark and Industrial Design Matters and endorsed by the Council of ESARIPO.
ContributionsWorld Intellectual Property Organization., United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa.
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Open LibraryOL14242746M

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