This law shall protect authors of the following categories:
3° creators of industrial designs;
4° creators of layout designs of integrated circuits;
5° creators of distinctive signs used in trade;
6° authors of literary, artistic and scientific works, performers;
7° phonogram producers;
8° any other author of an original intellectual creation.
This Law also protects:
1° owners of distinctive signs used in trade;
2° broadcasting organisations.
The protection of intellectual property rights shall include all matters affecting the availability, acquisition, scope, maintenance and use of those rights, penalties to be applied in cases of infringement thereof as well as any other procedures for their protection.
Presidential Order N° 17/01 of 16/02/2011 ratifying the additional protocol on the agreement of Lusaka, Zambia of 09 December 1976 on the creation of the African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) on patents and industrial designs within the framework of the African regional intellectual property organization (ARIPO) adopted on 10 December 1982 at Harare, Zimbabwe (p.8)