Published Date: May 18, 2022

On 6 April 2022, Cape Verde acceded to the Paris Convention and Patent Corporation Treaty, which comes into force on 6 July 2022. Any international patent application filed on or after this date may designate Cape Verde. This accession is welcome news because it allows for cost-effective extension of patent rights to the country.

Source: Cabo Verde Joins the Paris Convention and the PCT (wipo.int)