YAV & ASSOCIATES

Cabinet d'Avocats | Law Firm  |  律师事务所

Intellectual Property Lawyers & Agents in the DRC

Yav & Associates, based in Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, is an intellectual property (IP) law firm that provides comprehensive solutions for various businesses. Our attorneys offer technical and legal expertise paired with complete access to the legal and government resources of our country.


Feel free to consult with our IP lawyers regarding issues such as acquisition of patents and trademarks, evaluations of third-party rights, infringement concerns, obtaining licenses, assessing mergers and acquisitions and deciding whether or not to proceed with litigation. If litigation is inevitable, we act aggressively to achieve your specific objectives.


We are engaged in the practice of international and domestic IP law including advertising, computer, copyright, internet, patent, trade secret, trademark and unfair competition law.


In addition, we represent clients before the Congolese Patent and Trademark Office especially during reexaminations, reissues, appeals, oppositions, etc. We provide general IP services including due diligence, infringement and validity opinions, licensing and technology transfer and strategies for the introduction of new product lines with respect to related issues.


YAV & ASSOCIATES est un Cabinet d’Avocats et Mandataire Agréé engagé dans la pratique du droit de la propriété intellectuelle sur le plan international et national, y compris les brevets, le droit des marques, droit d'auteur, concurrence déloyale, le secret commercial, la publicité, Internet et l'ordinateur.


YAV & ASSOCIATES représente des clients dans toutes les questions relatives au droit de la propriété intellectuelle devant les autorités et institutions compétentes en la matière, y compris réexaminations, rééditions, les appels, oppositions, etc.


YAV & ASSOCIATES fournit des services de propriété intellectuelle y compris les licences et le transfert de technologie, les opinions sur la contrefaçon et de validité, la diligence raisonnable, et les stratégies pour l'introduction de nouvelles gammes de produits à l'égard de questions de propriété intellectuelle en RDC.

YAV & ASSOCIATES was hailed as the ‘Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year in the Democratic Republic of Congo’ at the 2012 Corporate International Magazine Global Awards!

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