Chad is a contracting party to most international agreements on intellectual property; these include: the Bangui Agreement administered by the African Intellectual Property Organization (OAPI).
• The Chadian Copyright Office (BUTDRA), Directorate of Culture in the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports is the competent office responsible for copyright and related rights in Chad.
• Currently, this office has no web presence.
Industrial Property Office
• The Directorate General, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, is responsible for the administration of intellectual property rights in Chad.
• The Ministry has a website (www.primature-tchad.org - in French) but it is currently not useful as a source of information for IP in Chad.Kingsley tweets as @IPinAfrica