The Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property in Portuguese-speaking Countries.
APILOP is seeking to reach an agreement between the lusophone countries and Mainland China.
With Macau both starting point and springboard. APILOP Vice President Duarte Athayde contends harmonious legislation in different jurisdictions is vital. Particularly as brands from Portuguesespeaking companies proliferate. Intellectual property rights protection is an important factor, he says, in attracting foreign investment.