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Business and Intellectual Property Authority Authority Act, 2016 (No. 8 of 2016).

Country/Territory
Namibia
Document type
Legislation
Date
2016
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act to establish the Business and Intellectual Property Authority; to provide for its powers and functions; to provide for the Board of BIPA and its powers and functions; to consolidate certain offices; to amend certain laws; and to provide for incidental matters.
Subject
Agricultural & rural development
Keyword
Agricultural development Institution Intellectual property rights/patents Research Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings Business/industry/corporations
Geographical area
Africa, Southern Africa
Abstract

This Act provides for the establishment of the Business and Intellectual Property Authority Authority (BIPA), defines functions and powers of the Authority and provides with respect to its administration. The Authority shall me the main focal point for the regulation and administration the registration of business and industrial property under the applicable legislation. It shall, among other things: advise the Minister, public sector and private sector on matters pertaining to business and inte

Full text
English
Website
www.lac.org.na

References - Legislation

Amends

Industrial Property Act. 2012 (No. 1 of 2012).

Legislation | Namibia | 2012

Keyword: Institution, Intellectual property rights/patents, Research, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Certification, Biotechnology, Traditional knowledge/indigenous knowledge

Source: FAO, FAOLEX