OAPI

AcronymDefinition
OAPIOPUS (Operational Pipeline System) Application Programming Interface
OAPIOtsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc. (est. 1989; Rockville, MD)
OAPIOrganisation Africaine de la Propriété Intellectuelle
OAPIOpen Access Point Initiative (Trapeze Networks)
OAPIOhio Association of Plumbing Inspectors (Huron, OH)
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The Director General of OAPI expressed his appreciation to the Board of Directors for having placed him at the helm of the organization and highlighted the satisfaction of the experts to see this position to their travel companion.
OAPI is responsible for implementing and applying common administrative procedures, contributing towards the promotion of literary and artistic expression and protecting intellectual property rights, encouraging copyright bodies in member states and centralizing and coordinating information of all kinds relating to the protection of patents, trade marks, literary and artistic properties.
OAPI and OPDC are also realigning shared services to increase efficiencies, including restructuring the human resources, risk management, business technology and brand strategy groups.
Headquartered in Cameroon, OAPI today has 17 member countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Comoros, Congo, Cote d'lvoire, Gabon, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Equatorial Guinea, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal, Chad, and Togo.
Fernando dos Santos (left) and his counterpart at OAPI.