Intellectual property refers to creative works of thought, i.e. inventions, literary and artistic works, symbols, names, pictures, models, and industrial drawings.

Industrial Property

  • Patents
  • Integrated Circuit Topography
  • Trademarks
  • Geographic indicators

The author`s rights & Other related rights

Copyright which includes: literary and artistic works such as novels, poems, plays, films, musical compositions, drawings, paintings, photos, statues, and engineering designs.

Other related rights: such as, audio producers and broadcasting centers for the radio and the TV.

EGPO role:

Providing legal protection in accordance with Law 82 of 2002 and international agreements (Paris - TRIPS – PCT) for:

  • Patents
  • Utility Models
  • Integrated Circuit Topography

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