Article 1(a) Schedule VIII of the Bangui Accord of 1977 as amended in 1999 provides that an act of unfair competition shall be constituted by any act or practice which, in the course of industrial or commercial activities, is contrary to honest practice. Such acts would include but not limited to:
These acts are mutually exclusive and apply independently.
Unfair competition being an essentially civil action we frequently institute proceedings before the competent courts to obtain injunctions, damages (special and general) in this jurisdiction. Our attorneys are reputed for directing the courts to where justice is found in matters of unfair competition in particular and IP infringement in general.