Cape Verde became the WTO's 153rd member on 23 July 2008, and as a result, it will need to introduce TRIPS-compliant intellectual property laws.
Among others, Resolution No. 25/2010 of May 24 2010 created an IP Regulatory Body - the Institute of Intellectual Property in Cape Verde (IPICV).
• The National Institute of Culture is the competent office responsible for copyright and related rights in Cape Verde.
• There is currently no website for this office.
Industrial Property Office
• The General Directorate of Tourism, Industry and Commerce, Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy is the competent office responsible for the administration of intellectual property rights in Cape Verde.
• There is currently no website for this office".Kingsley tweets as @IPinAfrica