[Ip-health] IP-Watch: A Brief Look At Botswana’s New IP Law

Thirukumaran Balasubramaniam thiru at keionline.org
Thu Sep 20 09:47:57 PDT 2012


http://www.ip-watch.org/2012/09/20/a-brief-look-at-botswanas-new-ip-law/


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Under the new Act, Botswana will now allow for pre-grant oppositions of patents. Nametso Makepe, commercial officer in the registrar of companies and intellectual property within the trade and industry ministry in Botswana, explained that the main motivation for the implementation of the new act was that “we had to move with the times.”


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Thiru Balasubramaniam
Geneva Representative
Knowledge Ecology International (KEI)

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