Cape Verde: Western Africa, group of islands in the North Atlantic Ocean, west of Senegal. It gained its independence in 1975.
The authorities have recently issued a new IP law for the registration of intellectual property rights, which came into force as of March 2006, and it became possible to register trademarks as of that date.
In the past, the only means of protection was a cautionary notice.
The filing requirements will be issued in the next newsletter.