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Algeria

  • International Country Code:

    DZ
  • Time Zone:

    UTC/GMT +01:00
  • Currency:

    ALGERIAN DINAR (DZD)

Intellectual property protection in Algeria

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Algeria general info

Algeria is a country in North Africa on the Mediterranean coast. Its capital and most populous city is Algiers. With an area of 2, 381, 741 square kilometers (919, 595 sq mi), Algeria is the tenths-largest country in the world, and the largest in Africa and the Arab world. Algeria is bordered to the northeast by Tunisia, to the east by Libya, to the southeast by Niger, to the south by Mali and Mauritania , to the west by Morocco and to the north by the Mediterranean Sea. The country is a semi-presidential republic consisting of 48 provinces and 1,541 communes.

 

IP Legal Base in Algeria

Law on Patents
Executive Decree laying down the Procedures for Filing and Issuance of Patents
Ordinance relating to patents
Law on Trademarks
Executive Decree laying down the Procedures for Filing and Issuance of Trademarks
Law on Copyright and Related Rights
Law on the Protection of Layout-designs of Integrated Circuits
Executive Decree on the Establishment and Statute of the Algerian National Institute of Industrial Property (INAPI)
Executive Decree on Procedures for Registration and Publication of Appellations of Origin and the Establishment of the Relevant Fees

 

International organizations/agreements

Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks
WIPO Copyright Treaty
WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty
Rome Convention for the Protection of Performers, Producers of Phonograms and Broadcasting Organizations
Patent Cooperation Treaty
Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works
Nairobi Treaty on the Protection of the Olympic Symbol
Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization
Lisbon Agreement for the Protection of Appellations of Origin and their International Registration
Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks
Nice Agreement Concerning the International Classification of Goods and Services for the Purposes of the Registration of Marks
Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property

 

Patent Office Contact Details

Algerian National Institute of Industrial Property (INAPI)
Ministry of Industry, Small and Medium Sized Entreprises and Investment Promotion (INAPI)
42, RUE LARBI BEN M'HIDI ALGER CENTRE.
Phone: + 213 (21 735 774) / (21 736 084)
Fax: + 213 (21 735 939)
Email: info-dpitt@inapi.org
www.inapi.org

 

IP registration costs

Fees associated with registration of IP rights in Algeria are available in the fee calculator.

 

Brief summary is based on the information provided by DJELLIOUT ET FILS on 31.07.2019
Please contact us if the above information contains any discrepancies with the Algerian IP Laws

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