IELRC.ORG - East Africa Office: Intellectual Property Rights
 
 
 
Research Areas Africa

 1: biodiversity & biosafety 
 2: biotechnology
 3: intellectual property
 4: governance

 5: gender

 
 
 
 

Intellectual PROPERTY RIGHTS in Africa

The following publications focus on various aspects of the introduction and the strengthening of intellectual property rights in the African region. These publications analyse in particular the relationship between patents and the realisation of environmentally, socially and economically sustainable development in African countries.

 

 

Selected Publications on Intellectual Property Rights

 

Genetic Use Restriction Technologies, Intellectual Property Rights and Sustainable Development in Eastern and Southern Africa

author(s): Patricia Kameri-Mbote & James Otieno-Odek
source: 2015 East African Law Journal 1-23 (2015).
date: 2015
publication: academic
abstract full text 667 [KB]
 

Intellectual Property Protection in Africa: An Assessment of the Status of Laws, Research and Policy Analysis on Intellectual Property Rights in South Africa

author(s): Patricia Kameri-Mbote
source: Working Paper 2005-3
date: 2005
publication: working paper
abstract full text 524 [KB]
 

Intellectual Property Protection in Africa: An Assessment of the Status of Laws, Research and Policy Analysis on Intellectual Property Rights in Kenya

author(s): Patricia Kameri-Mbote
source: Working Paper 2005-2
date: 2005
publication: working paper
abstract full text 635 [KB]
 

International Property Protection and Sustainable Development - Towards a Common African Institutional Framework and Strategy

author(s): Philippe Cullet & Patricia Kameri-Mbote
source: Working Paper 2005-11
date: 2005
publication: working paper
abstract full text 450 [KB]
 

Community, Farmers' and Breeders' Rights in Africa: Towards a Legal Framework for Sui Generis Legislation

author(s): Patricia Kameri-Mbote
source: University of Nairobi Law Journal (2003), p. 120
date: 2003
publication: academic
abstract full text 419 [KB]
 

Traditional Knowledge, Genetic Resources and Intellectual Propery Protection: Towards a New International Regime

author(s): J. Mugabe, P. Kameri-Mbote & D. Mutta
source: Working Paper 2001-5
date: 2001
publication: working paper
abstract full text 317 [KB]
 

Plant Variety Protection in Africa: Towards Compliance with the TRIPS Agreement

author(s): Philippe Cullet
source: 45/1 Journal of African Law (2001), p. 97
date: 2001
publication: academic
abstract full text 162 [KB]
 

Himayat At-tanawu Al-beaei Fi Afriqya Nahuw At-tawafuq Maa Etifaqyat At-TRIPS

author(s): Philippe Cullet (trans. Dr Ezeldin Gabralla)
source: Arabic translation of: Plant Variety Protection in Africa Towards Compliance with the TRIPS Agreement, 45/1 Journal of African Law (2001), p. 97
date: 2001
publication: academic
abstract full text 404 [KB]
 

Patents and Development

author(s): Patricia Kameri-Mbote
source: in Yash Vyas et al. eds., Law and Development in the Third World (Nairobi: Faculty of Law - University of Nairobi, 1994), pp. 412
date: 1994
publication: academic
abstract full text 250 [KB]