EIPO discusses the traditional knowledge draft law with stakeholders in Jimma

Ethiopia’s Delegations in the 58th General Assembly of WIPO

Ethiopian Copyright and Neighboring Rights Collective Management Association

Discussion with WIPO Delegates

IP Policy Discussion

EIPO discusses Technology and Innovation Support Center with Universities and Research and Development Centers

Office Provides Press Conference

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የኢትዮጵያ አእምሯዊ ንብረት ጽ/ቤት በኢትዮጵያ ኦርቶዶክስ ተዋህዶ ቤተክርስቲያን የሚገኙ የአእምሯዊ ንብረት ሃብቶች በሚጠበቁበት ሁኔታ ላይ ከቤተክርስቲያኒቷ ጋር ተወያየ

20/02/2019
የኢትዮጵያ አእምሯዊ ንብረት ጽ/ቤት ከኢትዮጵያ ኦርቶዶክስ ተዋህዶ ቤተክርስቲያን ጋር በመተባበር ለቤተክርስቲያኗ ቤተክህነት የአስተዳደር መምሪያ ኃላፊዎችና ልዩ ኮሚቴ አባላት በአእምሯዊ ንብረት ጽንስ ሃሳብና የጥበቃ ስርዓት ዙሪያ የካቲት 12 ቀን 2011 ዓ.ም በቤተክህነቱ ቅፅር ግቢ ሥልጠና ሰጠ፡፡

Office Launches online Trademark filling system

21/12/2018
Ethiopian Intellectual Property Office (EIPO) in collaboration with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) launched an online trademark filling system on December 21, 2018 at EIPO after they had inked an agreement to modernize the infrastructure of the intellectual property system in Ethiopia.

Innovations and Technology Capacity Building Regional Meeting Underway

15/10/2018
EIPO and WIPO are co-hosting regional meeting on innovations and technology capacity building is underway.

Ethiopia Recognizes the Value of WIPO’s Persistent Support

04/10/2018
Ethiopia participated in the 58th series of meetings of the assemblies of the member states of WIPO which took place in Geneva, Switzerland from September 24 to October 2, 2018. H.E. Ambassador Negash Kibret led the nation’s delegates that include the Ethiopian Intellectual Property Office Director General Ermias Yemanebrhan and Mekdelawit Taye.

ጽ/ቤቱ ከባለድርሻ አካላት ጋር ቅንጅታዊ አሰራሮችን ማጎልበት እንደሚገባው ተጠቆመ

28/02/2018
ጽ/ቤቱ የንግድ ምልክት ጥበቃን አስመልክቶ አዲስ አበባ ውስጥ ለሚገኙ የንግዱ ማህበረሰብና ባለድርሻ አካላት ተወካዮች የግንዛቤ ማሳደጊያ መድረክ ሀሙስ የካቲት 20/2010 ዓ.ም በአዝማን ሆቴል አካሄደ፡፡

Statistics Statistics

   Patent and Technology Transfer Directorate

Types

      Application

 

  Registration

Patent

 

408

84

Industrial Design

 

2084

775

Utility Model

2671

838

Patent of Introduction

258

180

 

         Trademark Registration and Protection Directorate

Types

 Application

 Registration

 

Trademark

Local

5812

3461

 

Foreign

9307

6242

 

 

        Copyright and Related Rights Protection Directorate

Types Copyrights & Related Rights

      Application

 Registration

 

Literature

885

885

 

Computer Program

210

210

 

Music

44

44

 

Map

10

10

 

Audiovisual

37

37

 

Architecture

4

4

 

Broadcast

1

1

 

Database

1

1

 

Fine arts

43

43

 

 

Message from the Director General Message from the Director General

 

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Director General

It is indeed a great enchantment for me to address some vital and kernel issues and points with regard to the vision, mission, values and goals of our office- Ethiopian Intellectual Property Office (EIPO) in a nutshell. This is in order to shed lights on our mapped out plan which we all are duty bound to carry to its end using all possible modus operandi . It is a glaring and undeniable fact that the EIPO needs to strive to its utmost capacity to essentially strengthen the national IPR system as a sources of wealth creation and value-addition in its own right, to the benefit of the society and individuals, taking all administrative, technical and legal frameworks into account. Read More...

 

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          MISSION

  • Provide an integrated and high-end services to government efforts geared towards building a national technology capacity by facilitating provision of IP information to entities in need and development oriented investors and enhance technology transfer for sustainable national development
  • Ensure strategic IP protection that in turn stimulates the generation of new ideas in different technology categories, trade and cultural magnitude
  • Facilitate the commercialization of IP assets thereby making IP to be a strategic development tool
  • Encourage actors in the IP regime, innovators and entrepreneurs to ride the wave of the future and make the nation productive and globally competitive in its trade transactions

          VISION

We envision having an IP office that plays key roles by an ongoing quest for excellence with in all operational functions ensuring national technology capacity building,fair trade and cultural assets and values development.

          VALUES

  • Execute Transparency and Accountability
  • Trustworthy to professional ethics
  • Credence  to knowledge and enthusiasm
  • Readiness for change and new challenges
  • Commitment for an utmost service
  • Strive for culture of creativity and innovation
  • Center of excellence for technology transfer

       Objective of the Office

The Office shall have the following major objectives

  1. To facilitate the prevention of adequate legal protection for and exploitation of Intellectual Property in the country;
  2. To collect, organize and disseminate technological information contained in patent documents and encourage its utilization;
  3. To study, analyze and recommend policies and legislations on Intellectual Property to the Government;
  4. To promote  knowledge and understanding of intellectual Property among the general public.

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     Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

     P.O.Box 25322/1000

     Tel. (+251)11 552 8000

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Kazanchis near Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs