1. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW_________________________________________________________


• Registration and prosecution of Trademarks, Service marks, logos, labels, trade identifiers, Collective marks, Patents (including PCTS), Copyright, Industrial Design,
• IP & IT Contracts & Negotiations (assignments and licences, contract of image; franchises, sport advertising sponsorship, protection of industrial secrets and know-how contracts etc)
• Software and Telecom Law,
• Protection of database rights, confidential information and trade secrets,
• Unfair Competition law,
• Advertising law, direct selling, Sales promotion,
• Agency and distributorship,
• Regulatory compliance for investments information technology
• Telecommunications regulatory compliance,
• Advice on telecommunications and multimedia laws
• E-commerce and cyberlaws,
• Entertainment Law,
• Franchising and Licensing,
• Transfer of Technology and know-how, Technology Due Diligences,
• Domain Names registration in Cameroon,
• Enforcement of IP rights under both civil and criminal procedure

2. CORPORATE/COMMERCIAL LAW_________________________________________________________

• Incorporation of business entities,
• Foreign investment (pre-investment and pre-incorporation advice),
• Mergers and acquisitions,
• Banking, Finance and Securities,
• Debt Collection and Restructuring,
• Mining, Energy and Natural resources,
• Exchange control Regulation
• General Corporate and Commercial law
• International business/ Cross border transactions,
• Privatizations,
• Real Estate and Construction projects,
• Legal audits, due diligence and legal opinion among others.

3. TAX LAW______________________________________________________________________________

• National taxation,
• Customs anti-dumping laws,
• Estate and employee benefits planning,
• Payroll management
• International taxation.

4. LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT LAW________________________________________________________

All lawyers in private practice in Africa are encouraged to list in the PATIMARK DIRECTORY. Each listing will relate to an individual lawyer, not a law firm. Lawyers of all experience levels, from all practice areas and from all types of law firms are welcome to participate. Patent and trademark experts/agents as well as tax consultants are also welcome to participate.

PATIMARK AFRICA is a premium IP Network which offers quality legal services across the African Continent. It advises, educates and assists businesses on the importance of protection and enforcement of IP rights such as fight against counterfeiting, piracy, domain name infringement within the African Union. Our partners include Fortune 500 companies, pharmaceutical, software, audio and musical industries.

Contact Info

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Attorneys at Law & African Union IP Agents
373, Rue Castelnau-Akwa, B.P. 3109 Douala, Cameroon
Fax: +237-33424111

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