KEEP YOUR THOUGHTS TO YOURSELF

By John Syekei Wednesday, April 01, 2015
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IP protection remains a vital part of any merger and acquisition deal in Africa.

With Africa considered the continent of opportunity, merger and acquisition deals have been highly active over the past few years, with the same expectation predicted for some time yet. However, it is disturbing that often intellectual property (IP) protection, the most common being copyright, trademarks and patents, is forgotten or the last aspect of the deal to be given attention.