Firm Profile

PATIMARK® was established in 2010 by DAVID BOYO, Attorney at Law, after ten years with a rich professional experience in Intellectual Property, Foreign Direct Investment, incorporation and registration of companies in Cameroon, Corporate and Commercial Law, Employment/Labour and expatriate staff Immigration, Telecommunications, Tax law, Insurance, Aviation and Maritime Law, Finance and Banking Law, Capital Market/Financial Services Regulation, Debt Collection/Recovery and restructuring, Regulatory and Compliance matters in Cameroon within OAPI, CEMAC, CIMA, COBAC and OHADA zones in the Africa Union.

Our partners, associates and Consultants have varied legal, financial and technical backgrounds. PATIMARK® is staffed with 4 lawyers, 2 patent & trademark attorneys, 2 external consultants and 2 paralegals. The Firm is structured into three practice groups, namely Legal Practice, IP Practice and Consulting Practice, which work closely with one another to take advantage of combined knowledge of three practice groups in order to provide comprehensive services to clients. 

We advise and assist clients in industry and service areas such as general commerce, food, beverage, tobacco, biotechnology, chemistry, pharmaceutical, tourism, the aeronautic industry, publishing, media and broadcasting, advertising, sport, computer software, technology, telecommunication, fashion and luxurious brands, electrical/electronic, energy/utilities and financial services.

We are committed to provide the best local professional, reliable, cost effective and swift legal services within Cameroon in particular and Africa in general, assisting the firm’s clients to maximize the value of their IP assets and to meet their corporate and commercial objectives.

PATIMARK® is equipped with modern communication system to assist its clients with speed and professionalism in all its areas of Practice. Based in Douala, the economic capital of Cameroon and gateway into the CEMAC region, our vision is to be the firm of choice to businesses operating in Cameroon, CEMAC, CIMA, COBAC, OHADA and OAPI jurisdictions in Africa.

We participate in an African referral and legal search network, bringing lawyers and clients together in a perfect match of client expectations and legal expertise.

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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