CIPA to destroy counterfeit goods

The Companies and Intellectual Property Authority (CIPA) will destroy confiscated pirated works at Gamodubu landfill in Gabodubu on December 6.

The destruction ceremony will mark the hard work that has been done to keep Botswana clean from pirated and counterfeit products, says the authority.

Through the assistance of the Botswana Police Service (BPS), CIPA has conducted numerous anti-piracy raids countrywide since the last destruction carried out in 2016.

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