Emmanuel Kedi Beh

verified

Cameroon/Balemaken & Associates SCP

Cross-border investment

litigation & arbitration

Intellectual property rights

Personal affairs

PERSONAL PROFILE

PROFILE

15 Years of professional experience

Intellectual property

Legal advisor                     

Studies / research

CURRENT POSITIONS

Industrial Property Attorney- 0API

Authorized Agent OAPI

Business consultant approved by the Agency for the Promotion of Small and

Medium Enterprises of "Cameroon (APME)

Associate Lecturer at the Cheikh Anta Diop Higher Institute of Fine Arts (ISBAC)

Associate Lecturer at the Agricultural University of Management of Production Professions.

Intellectual Property Consultant BANTU BLOCKCHAIN FOUNDATION

Co-manager of S.C.P BALEMAKEN & ASSOCIES

Manager of Cabinet IMPACT (study, consulting and project management firm)

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES

Secretary General of the ASSOCIATION OF AGREED AGENTS AT OAPI (AMOAPI)

Coordinator CAMEROON CHAPTER INTERNATIONAL INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY COMMERCIAL IZATION COUNCIL.

ACADEMIC TRAINING

2020 -2021: MBA in Business Management, College de Paris (In progress)

2005: Masters (DESS) in Intellectual Property Law, University of Yaounde II SOA.

2002: Post Graduate Diploma (Maitrise droit des affaires) Business Law,

University of Yaounde II SOA

Bachelor's Degree in Law, University of Yaounde II SOA

2000: Bachelor 's Degree in Sociology and Law, University of BUEA

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

2005 (March) Internship at the Societe Civile des Arts Graphique et Plastiques.(SOCADAP)

2005 (April) Internship at the African Intellectual Property Organization (OAPI)

2005 May to June 2006, Support staff, sub-directorate of industrial property, Ministry of Industry, Mines and Technological Development (MINMIDT)

2015 to 2021 Associate lecturer at the Agricultural University of Management.

2006 (February to August) to Head of Department of Studies, Projects and

Strategies, ‘ Afrique Intel Consulting’OAPI Authorized Agent.

Since September 2006 Partner and Manager of BALEMAKEN & Associes SCP, OAPI Registered Agent. Specialized in business law and more specifically in intellectual property, Kedi perform the following tasks:

Legal advice on business law, industrial property law, copyright and related rights attached to cultural creations, traditional knowledge, genetic resources, technological innovation and emerging issues related to intellectual property.

Negotiation and drafting of contracts (technology and know-how transfer; assignment and licensing).

Coordination and assistance in intellectual property disputes.

Audit and evaluation of intellectual property) portfolios, investigation of counterfeiting networks, unfair practices, smuggling and illegal trade in general.

Title surveillance, monitoring of trademarks and other intellectual property titles, investigation of the origin and marketing channels of products in the 0API area.

Intervention with customs.

Collection of evidence and seizures of counterfeit goods.

Protection, maintenance, enhancement and defence of industrial property assets, copyright and related rights.

Development of intellectual property strategies for institutions and legal monitoring of cultural enterprises.

Training, design and facilitation of intellectual property seminars for the AMOAPI, the GICAM's unit for the fight against illicit trade and the European Union's PAJ program.

2012 - 2014 Senior Consultant VaRNaST Project (Project for the Valorization of Genetic and Cultural Resources through Intellectual Property, African Model Forest Network)

VaRNaST Project (Valuation of Genetic and Cultural Resources through

Intellectual Property, Model Forest Label Project)

B-ADAPT Project Study of the legal and institutional framework for the

creation of enterprises in the field of eco-agricultural business and the valorization of non-timber forest products (NTFP)

2014 to 2021 Manager of the IMPACT firm specialized in studies and consultations, studies carried out:

Study on the promotion of the protection of trade names in Cameroon(MINMIDT), INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AND ENGINEERING COMPANY

Study on the mechanisms of the fight against counterfeiting in Cameroon 2014(MINMIDT) Financing BIP/MINMIDT, CABINET IMPACT

Study on the elaboration and implementation of the intellectual property support program for the production, processing and marketing of cassava in Cameroon, 2015 (MINMIDT) Financing BIP/MINMIDT, CABINET IMPACT

Update of the study on the elaboration and implementation of the intellectual property support program for cassava production, processing and marketing in Cameroon, 2020 (MINMIDT) Financing WIPO, CABINET IMPACT

OTHER EXPERIENCES

Member of the commission on the draft decree on the compulsory registration of trade names in Cameroon (MIINMIDT)

Member of the Task Force of the Committee in charge of the Elaboration of the National Intellectual Property Development Plan (PNDPI/ MINMIDT)

Member of the Expert Committee for the evaluation of the impact of the creation of the Pan-African Intellectual Property Organization, MINMIDT

Member of the Expert Committee for the elaboration of the Cameroon Government 's policy on Intellectual Property.

Member of the Committee for the elaboration of Cameroon 's contribution to the revision of the Bangui Agreement (MINMIDT)

Member of the Committee for the implementation of the resolutions of the National Anti-Counterfeiting Week (MINMIDT)

Expert member of the National Network of Competences and Technical Partners of the FAPI-OAPI.

OTHER

French & English: spoken, written and read.

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