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Intellectual property in Angola

Intellectual Property

National Organisations
IAPI, Instituto Angolano da Propriedade Industrial, Angolan Institute of Industrial Property, Ministry of Industry

INIC, National institute for the cultural industries, National direction for entertainment and Author's rights, Ministry of Culture.

International Membership
Member of the WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization)
Signatory to the Paris Convention For the Protection of Intellectual Property
Membership to the TRIPS agreement - Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS)
 

National Regulation and International Agreements

 
Type of property and law Validity International Agreements Signed
Patent
 
Law No. 3/92 on Industrial Property of February 28, 1992
15 years (non-renewable) from the registration of the patent Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT)
Trademark
 
Law No. 3/92 on Industrial Property of February 28, 1992
10 years (renewable) from the registration date of the trademark
Design
 
Law No. 3/92 on Industrial Property of February 28, 1992
5 years (renewable) from the registration date of the design  
Copyright
 
Law No. 4/90 of March 10, 1990 on Author's Rights
During the author's lifetime and 50 years after his death (25 years in the case of photographic works and applied arts)
Industrial Models
 
Law No. 3/92 on Industrial Property of February 28, 1992
5 years (renewable) from the registration date of the model  

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