Academic & Vocational Background
In 2006, Ferdinand D. Galabe obtained his LLB in English Common-law from the Department of Law of the University of Buea – the lone Anglo-Saxon institution of higher learning in Central Africa. He later obtained an LLM in Public International Law from the Faculty of Law & Political Science of the Université de Douala, a university of continental civil law tradition. Ferdinand is currently completing an LLM in Intellectual Property & New Technology Law of AIPO & WIPO at the University of Yaoundé II (2020-2021).
Ferdinand has also received certificates of accomplishment and attestations of participation for successful completion of several professional training courses such as “Professional Lawyering Skills & Techniques” delivered by the International Training Centre for Francophone Lawyers (CIFAF), “Current Challenges on the Fight Against Money Laundering & Terrorism Financing” delivered by the Cameroon Bar Association, “The Madrid System for the International Registration of Trademarks” delivered by the African Intellectual Property Organisation (AIPO) and the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), “Intellectual Property Law & Litigation” delivered by the Cameroon Ministry of Justice, “Public-Private Partnerships” delivered by the World Bank Group, “Financing for Development” delivered by the World Bank Group, “Citizenship Engagement & Development” delivered by the World Bank Group, “Collective Management of Copyright & Related Rights for Legal Practitioners” delivered by the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO).