With OAPI Licence n° 0047/OAPI/DG/DPG/SCAJ, Henry, is a Certified Industrial Property Agent. After acquiring sufficient experience in the field, he headed the IP department of a prominent law firm in Cameroon from 1998. Prior to filing, he is sure to revise all IP applications. He keeps track of deadlines. This is most important when priority is claimed. With his meticulous nature, clients are ever satisfied. His practice areas includes
I P Consultancy and Management, Market Surveys and Raids, Preparing and Vetting of IP Agreements (sole Distributorship/Registered User/Franchising/Licensing/Assignment), Oppositions; Petition and Defense/Appeals, Restoration.
He is holder of the following University degrees: University of Douala, LLM, Business Law, 2000; University of Yaounde II at SOA, LLB, English Private Law, 1996; University of Yaounde, MA, Business Psychology, 1986; University of Yaounde, MA, Counseling, 1985; University of Yaounde, and BA, combined honours, History and Economics, 1980;
Besides he has done the following short courses: WIPO Worldwide Academy, Geneva, General Course on Intellectual Property, 2002; UNITAR, Geneva, Negotiation of Financial Transactions, 2004. UNITAR, Geneva, Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution, 2004; Unitary, Geneva, Capital Market Development and Regulation, 2004; Cameroon Bar Council, Yaounde, Etiquette at the Bar, 1998; Cameroon National Shippers Council, Douala, The 1978 Hamburg Rules on Maritime Transportation, 1997; IIPE-UNESCO, University Center, Buea, Education and Employment, 1991; Higher Institute of Public Management, Yaounde, Management of Public Projects, 1991 and Integrated Management Programme, 1989;
He is member of the following professional associations: Cameroon Bar Association; Cameroon Common Law Society; International Trademark Association; Association of European Lawyers; International Association of Business Leaders; Douala Anglophone Lawyers Association.
Bilingual in English and French, Henry has written the following legal articles: “Industrial Property Law in Cameroon”, published in International IP Law Firm’s 2004, p. 102; “Intellectual Property Defined”, published in 1999.