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Cameroon (CM)

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Cameroon is one of the Member States of the African Intellectual Property Organization which is gathering seventeen members States from central and West Africa regions.

These countries are treated as one state in trademark law. Apart from that there is no national trademark law in the member states. Therefore it is not possible to obtain national registrations in these countries. Legal basis is the Treaty of Libreville of 1962 (in force since January 1st, 1964) revised by the Bangui agreement of 1977. For further information see the information on OAPI/AIPO

Ministry of Industrial and Commercial Development
B. P. 1604
Yaoundé, Cameroon
Tel +237 223 38 71
Fax +237 222 95 86

Organisation Africaine de la Propriété Intellectuelle (OAPI) (AIPO/OAPI)
158, place de la prefecture
B.P. 887
Tel +237 22 20 57 00 or 22 20 39 31
Fax +237 22 20 57 27 or 22 20 57 21