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Intellectual Property - Seminar organized by OAPI in Yaounde, Cameroon, Januray 21-23rd 2015

février 13th, 2015 Posted in Africa, France, North Africa

 oapi cameroun 2015 groupe

This is in front a selected audience that this Seminar  organized by WIPO, AOIP, in cooperation with the Government of Cameroon,   was done in Yaounde, in the new AOIP Office. This seminar is devoted to the researchers and university members of various African Countries (Burundi, Cameroon, Central Africa, Comores, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, RDC, Burundi, Tchad, Rwanda).  This seminar cencerned the valorization of the research results from research centers or University laboratories.  Most of the practical aspects of the use of Intellectual Properties were presented by various experts.

Among the experts, Professor Henri Dou presented various aspects dealing with the negociation and licence contracts and also how to facilitate the transfer of research results from university laboratories and research centers to industries. See the various presentations of Professor Henri Dou 1,  2,  3,  456,  transfer research-enterprises . Complementary information is available here : IPR Fact Sheet,  research policy and transfer morocco,  SRR Social Research Responsibility,  Chinese Patents,  PME and transfer,  Cahier de laboratoire,  Quebec Technology valorization

incubateur yaounde 2015 A very interesting visit was done at the Yaounde Incubator a group students working to software development was present in  a well equiped room and during the discussion various local products were presented. This visit show the existing potential of this new incubator and call for the development of startups or SMEs.

The seminar was closed by a ceremony during which the diploma of the Master in Intellectual Property was delivered to the students, some of them part of the audience of the seminar.

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