Africa: Disputes involving Intellectual Property and Health Care

Country Disputes


Uganda Ghana

U.S./Sub-Saharan Africa

Regional Trade Agreements
African Regional Industrial Property Organization (ARIPO)

  • April 4, 2000, Pascale Boulet, MSF, Patent protection of medicines in Kenya and Uganda
    This report provides important background information on the African Regional Industrial Property Organization (ARIPO).
    Currently, Botswana, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Swaziland, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe are all member states of ARIPO. According to this report, "Nigeria and South Africa are in the process of negotiating their accession to ARIPO."

African Intellecutal Property Organization (OAPI)

Africa/U.S. Trade Bill

Bush Administration's Stated Policy Towards Access to HIV/AIDS Drugs in Africa


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