Comar Law legal director D. Inder Comar has been engaged by Ghana's premier national research institution to advise on intellectual property matters.
The engagement will focus on intellectual property best practices in the space of agricultural research.
The effects of globalization and climate change have placed increasing pressure on countries to develop new forms of food and agricultural production.
Ghana is party to several international treaties with respect to intellectual property protection and licensing. Compliance with international IP law, and integration of licensing best practices, will permit the country to enjoy the rights associated with intellectual property development, licensing and development.
The engagement will have an on-the-ground component, with Mr. Comar working in Kumasi, Ghana, for approximately 10 days.