Mauritania is a Contracting Party to a number of treaties on intellectual property (IP) including the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property and the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works. It is also an OAPI member.
• The Cultural Cooperation and Intellectual Property Department is the competent office responsible for copyright and related rights in Mauritania.
• The office has no website.Afro-IP hopes that Mauritania can see IP as a tool to economic and social development.
Industrial Property Office
• The Directorate of Industry (Ministry of Industry and Mines) is the competent office responsible for the administration of intellectual property rights in Mauritania.
• This office has no website.
Social Media Presence
Intellectual Property update in Mauritania
No recent update.
A Mauritanian citizen turned his business idea into a success story, thanks to intellectual property. Yet Mauritania -- like some members of the OAPI-- does not have a web presence for its IP office(s) to enlighten its citizens on the use of IP.
Kingsley tweets as @IPinAfrica