Creating knowledge opportunities within Africa's artisan and design community.
The Artisan Business Book
IP at Work Application
Name of Applicant
Name of enterprise
Is your business legally registered
How long have you been in business?
Do you have any employees? If yes, how many and what are their main roles?
Is your production in-house, outsourced or both? Please explain (max 50 words)
Have you taken any actions to safeguard your intellectual property? If yes, please explain (max 50 words)
Do you maintain up to date financial records
What is your annual turnover?
What percentage of your sales is domestic?
What percentage of your sales is Regional?
What percentage of your sales is global?
What is your main distribution strategy? (e.g. online, craft fairs, own store, stocking in other stores, all the above)
In which county is your business based ?
What is your main product category ?
Have you been accused of intellectual property infringement? (if yes, explain incident and when it occurred)
What was your response to the incident? (max 50 words)
Have your intellectual property rights been infringed upon? (if yes, explain incident and when it occurred)
What was your response to the incident (max 50 words)
Attach an expression of interest. (It should include the reason you wish to be part of the program and what you expect to gain from it max 300 words)
Letter of Interest
Attach 3- 5 well lit, high quality images of your most innovative products (main product category)
Attach company profile (max 300 words)
By submitting this application, you commit:
1. That all information herein is true
2. That you will be available for the full duration of the program
3. To completing within the allocated time the practical application tasks
4. To participate in all theory based learning sessions
5. To the mentorship sessions
6. To be an advocate for the increased uptake of intellectual property rights within the sector
All information submitted is confidential
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