Godwin Attorneys joins IR as the exclusive Commercial Litigationmember in Tanzania

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Lucky Mgimba of Godwin Attorneys. Lucky has joined IR as our exclusive Commercial Litigation member in Tanzania. Established in 2012 as KATULEBE & PARTNERS ADVOCATES and later transformed to GODWIN ATTORNEYS, the Firm has evolved from a general practice law firm […]

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Patent licences and Assignments in Tanzania Mainland

In Mainland Tanzania, licences which are allowed are in the form of licence contract (licence) issued by the licensor to the licensee. In which a licence agreement (the Agreement) is entered between licensor and licensee (the Parties) in which inspection and extracts obtained from the agreement therefrom only with the written permission of both parties. […]

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Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) Patent

Background The Patent Cooperation Treaty (the PCT) is an international treaty with more than 148 contracting states and it is duly administered by the World Intellectual Property Organization (the WIPO). Tanzania has been a party of the PCT since 14 September 1999 and a member of the Protocol on Patent and Industrial Designs within the […]

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Patent Cancellation and Infringement in Tanzania Mainland

Patent Cancellation The cancellation of patent can be done under two circumstance and these circumstances includes: Surrender of the patent The owner of the patent may surrender the patent to the Registrar of Patent (the Registrar) at the Business Registration and Licensing Agency (the BRELA) in which the surrender may be limited to one or […]

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Overview On The Public Private Partnership Act Cap 103 R.E. 2018 (PPPA 2018)

The PPPA 2018 incorporates all the amendments made to the PPPA from 2013 to 2018 and applies to Mainland Tanzania. It provides for the institutional framework for the implementation of PPP Agreements between the public sector and private sector entities; it sets rules, guidelines and procedures governing PPP procurement, development and implementation of PPPs and […]

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Investment Law In Zanzibar

Investment in Zanzibar is governed by the Zanzibar Investment Promotion and Protection Authority Act 2018 (ZIPPA Act). The Zanzibar Investment Promotion Authority (ZIPA) has been established under section 3 of the Act and has been vested with the function of regulating, promoting and administering of investment activities in Zanzibar. The various benefits provided under the […]

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Company Incorporation Process In Tanzania

The incorporation process of a company in Tanzania is currently conducted through the online registration system (ORS) at the Business Registration Licence Agency(BRELA). Its important to note that only users who have the Tanzanian National Identification Number (NIN) are able to access the ORS services and hence perform the registration. Procedure for Company Incorporation in […]

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Linda Bosco participates in the IR Global Guide – Getting to know the UBO & selecting the right advisor

Foreward by Andrew Chilvers When the 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive was introduced into law by the UK and EU in January 2020, for many professionals it was a much needed addition to legislation that would significantly help business transparency and combat money laundering. In essence, it was good for business and for public and professional […]

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