EIPO discusses the traditional knowledge draft law with stakeholders in Jimma

Ethiopian Copyright and Neighboring Rights Collective Management Association

Discussion with WIPO Delegates

IP Policy Discussion

Message from the Acting-----Director Genera

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Equitable Remuneration on Ethiopia’s Genetic Resources: Teff Patent Registration

Ethiopian Intellectual Property Office Held a discussion about value adding to the genetic resource and traditional knowledge and Ethiopia’s equitable remuneration on its genetic resources from November 16-17, 2017 G.C.

Seeking direct participation and advisory from National Intellectual Property Council

National Intellectual Property Council held its first assembly of 2017/18 budget year on Sep 29, 2017 at Ethiopian Intellectual Property Office. The Council assessed office 2016/17 budget year performance. It also ratified its previous assembly’s minute and passed decisions.

Training of Trainers Held

A three day training of trainers (ToT) was held on utilization of Intellectual Property in small and medium sized enterprises from July 21 – 23/2015 at Aphrodite hotel. The training, which 52 participants took part drawn from universities and small sized enterprises from Addis Ababa and regional states, was organized by the Ethiopian Intellectual Property Office (EIPO) in collaboration with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).

Public Wing and Stakeholders Conference Held

Ethiopian Intellectual Property Office held conference with public wing and stakeholder on the performance of the first growth and transformation plan, (GTP I) the second growth and transformation plan (GTP II) and the 2015/16 fiscal year plan on October 1, 2015 at the Office conference hall.

Message from the Acting Director General Message from the Acting Director General


Message from the Acting

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...


The Value of Intangible Capital Soars The Value of Intangible Capital Soars


WIPO announces the value of intangible capital in manufacturing goods hits record figures.