Delegate Profile

Mrs Vaida Bunda Njobvu
Public Relations Officer
Patents and Companies Registration Agency
Zambia
W : www.pacra.org.zm
 
Industry / Sector
Trade
Personal Profile
Public Relations and Communications professional highly skilled in interpersonal communications, organization and event planning to generate awareness of company brand and promotions. Knowledge in the use of social media marketing to increase publicity on sites including Facebook. Creative and strategic thinker with a solid ability in developing innovative strategies to generate new business leading to increased revenue and profitability.
Company Profile
The Patents and Companies Registration Agency (PACRA) is a Statutory Body under the Ministry of Commerce, Trade and Industry. PACRA (hereinafter also referred to as ‘the Agency’) was established under the Patents and Companies Registration Agency Act No. 15 of 2010 with the principal mandate of providing Business registration and Intellectual Property protection services. The Agency confers Intellectual Property Rights and serves as a legal repository for Business Registration and Intellectual Property information. The following are the services currently provided by the Agency: a) Registration of Industrial Designs; b) Registration of Trade Marks; c) Granting of Patents; d) Registration of Copyright and Related Rights; e) Incorporation of Companies; f) Registration of Business Names; g) Registration of Security Interests in Movable Property; and h) Establishment of Business Regulatory Services Centres. PACRA has physical presence in all provincial capitals as well as Kitwe and Livingstone and also offers business registration services online at www.pacra.org.zm. In a bid to take services closer to its customers, the Agency also has strategic partnerships with Local Authorities countrywide.

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