Vipaji offers Licenses & Permits Services to blue chip multinational and transnational corporations in Tanzania. As part of our Licenses & Permits Services we enable our corporate clients to take effective measures to leverage the legal safeguards framework to streamline the creation, maintenance and protection of Intellectual Property (IP) through product and process innovations and secure the value proposition of these innovations through the usage of dedicated Licenses & Permits Services for protection of Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) as per the law of the land in Tanzania.

We offer top of the line intellectual property right protection to our clients from the corporate sector to safeguard their innovations by means of legal counsel and documentation for copyrights, trademarks and patents as per the business regulatory framework of Tanzania and international patent laws. To this extent we bring together our expertise in cross functional areas of business to institute a legal safeguard mechanism for the protection of the value, rareness, non-imitability and organizational fitness of the innovations in the market place.

We boast of the best team of intellectual property rights experts who are well versed with IPRs in Tanzania and at the global level, advocates, financial analysts and technical experts to implement standard operating procedures (SOPs) for the protection of the following primary forms of IP anemly:

  • Patents
  • Copyrights
  • Trademarks

 

Copyright
WIPO (World Intellectual Property Rights Organization) defines Copyright (or author’s right) as a legal term used to describe the rights that creators have over their literary and artistic works. Works covered by copyright range from books, music, paintings, sculpture, and films, to computer programs, databases, advertisements, maps, and technical drawings.

We consult clients on all matters pertaining to copyright and assist them to process registration of copyrights, executing licensing and assignment agreements and handle all litigations in respect of the same.

Patents
WIPO (World Intellectual Property Rights Organization) defines patent as an exclusive right granted for an invention, which is a product or a process that provides, in general, a new way of doing something, or offers a new technical solution to a problem. To get a patent, technical information about the invention must be disclosed to the public in a patent application.

Due to market competition and increase of theft on artwork, our firm provides advice on how to protect various industrial produce and designs. Further to that, we assist clients on effecting the whole patent registration process, executing licensing and assignment agreement, cancellation and advice them on the effects of any infringement to the same. We also consult them on the essence and importance of patent regional protection.

 

Trademarks
WIPO (World Intellectual Property Rights Organization) defines trademark as a sign capable of distinguishing the goods or services of one enterprise from those of other enterprises. Trademarks are protected by intellectual property rights.

In this aspect we consult our clients and assist them in respect to all matters pertaining to trademarks; including the registration process, trademark use and renewal, executing trademark license and assignments agreements, trademark cancellation and infringements and advice them the importance of regional protection for the same.