OAPI

Member states

  1. Benin
  2. Burkina-Faso
  3. Cameroon
  4. Central African Republic
  5. Chad
  6. Comoro Islands
  7. Congo (Republic of)
  8. Equatorial Guinea
  9. Gabon
  10. Guinea
  11. Guinea-Bissau
  12. Ivory Coast
  13. Mali
  14. Mauritania
  15. Niger
  16. Senegal
  17. Togo

All member states are automatically covered in an OAPI patent application.  It is not possible to select only some member states.  After grant, an OAPI patent is automatically effective in each member state

A single renewal fee is paid for all OAPI member states.

No post-grant validation procedure.

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