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ADVOCATES OF THE CAMEROON BAR / OAPI accredited PATENT AND TRADEMARK ATTORNEYS / agents

We have been practising as Patent and Trademark Agents of the OAPI (African Intellectual Property Organization) and Barristers and Solicitors of the Supreme Court of Cameroon since 1994.

It should be noted that Cameroon is a bilingual and bijural country. English and French are the official Languages; Civil Law is of French origin and Common Law of English origin, as modified by National legislation. Ngu & CO Law Firm has grown to become one of Cameroon’s leading bilingual and bijural Law Firms.

We are registered Patent and Trademark Attorneys / Agents of the OAPI (African Intellectual Property Organization) undertaking Intellectual Property practice covering all the 16 Member Countries of the OAPI.

AREAS OF LEGAL PRACTICE IN CAMEROON AND OHADA MEMBER STATES

We are Barristers and Solicitors of the Supreme Court of Cameroon and members of the Cameroon Bar Association.We are specialized in the following areas of law.

  1. Business law in Cameroon and all the other OHADA Member States
  2. Trademarks, patent and all aspects of IP in all OAPI countries
  3. Civil and Criminal Litigation
  4. E-commerce and telecommunication law
  5. Criminal law and related issues
  6. Employment law
  7. Banking and finance
  8. Environmental law
  9. Feasibility studies
  10. Debt collections
  11. Business & credit due diligence reports
  12. Business information and researches.
  13. Investigations and tracing
    Immigration, visa and permit of residency in Cameroon.
  14. Securities, Stocks and Shares, bank guarantees etc.
  15. Insurance and Reinsurance law
  16. Auditing, assurance, tax and financial advisory services
  17. All aspect of general legal practice

TRADEMARKS

We have a well resourced trademark department. We have over 23 years experience in dealing with trademarks, oppositions, renewals, recordal of change of name and address and various trademark related matters:

TRADEMARK SEARCHES

RENEWAL OF TRADEMARKS

RECORDALS

TRADE NAMES

LICENSING

COPYRIGHT

DOMAIN NAMES

INTERNATIONAL TRADEMARKS  MADRID PROTOCOL

We have considerable expertise in assisting clients with international applications filed at OAPI designating other member states of the Madrid Protocol.

PETENTS  AND PCT REGIONAL AND NATIONAL PHASE

We have a specialist patent department that is always ready to deal with all types of patent related applications. We are particularly alert to entrying the OAPI Regional phase for PCT Applications in a timely manner. Over the past 23 years we have acted for clients from many different juristictions and currently hold and manage an extensive portfolio of patents.

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LITIGATION AND ENFORCEMENT

We have extensive experience and expertise in respresentiing our clients at the level of vaious administrative and judicial authorities. Our gold is to always be active in protecting and advansing the legal rights and business interests of our clients.  

NGU AND CO LAW FIRM

556 RUE BEBE ELAME- (Secound Floor - Immeuble Maa Mbedi - en face Cabinet Pensey) BP 2250 Douala, Cameroon Tel :+(237)243048649 Fax:+(237)233420874 www.nguandco.com Simon@nguandco.com

OUR CROSS BORDER PRACTICE COVERS:

(OAPI ) Cameroon, Benin, Guinea, Burkina Faso, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Central African Republic, Mali, Chad ,Mauritania, Congo, Niger, Equatorial-Guinea, Senegal, Gabon , Togo and DRC

(OHADA) Cameroon, Benin, Burkina Faso, Central African Republic, Comoros, Congo, Ivory Coast, Gabon, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Equatorial Guinea, Mali, Niger, Senegal, Chad and Togo

( CEMAC / COBAC ) Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad , Congo, Equatorial-Guinea and Gabon

(CIMA) Cameroon, Benin, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Central African Republic, Mali, Chad ,Congo, Niger, Equatorial-Guinea, Senegal, Gabon, Togo and Comoros