gambiagcc February 22, 2017 No Comments

The Gambia Competition and Consumer Protection Commission hosted a day’s workshop on the topic ‘The Interface between Competition Law and Intellectual Property Law (IP)’ which was designed to expose participants to the complex legal and economic issues between the two and equip them with the knowledge on ways to address anti-competitive issues of IP rights with regard to the Gambia Competition Act 2007.


The workshop, which was held at the National Assembly Conference Hall on the 21st February 2017 was facilitated by Dr. Mor Bakhoum, a Senior Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property and Competition based in Munich, Germany, and an expert in the field of Competition Law.


The workshop was attended by officials from the Ministry of Justice, The Judiciary, The Gambia Bar Association, PURA, GIEPA and NCAC. The workshop was also graced by Mrs. Fatou Jagne Senghore, Director of Article 19, Mr. Cherno Marenah, Former Solicitor General and Legal Secretary of The Gambia, Mr. Mahecour Diouf, Head of the Competition Commission of the Republic of Senegal amongst others.

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