Mondaq All Regions - Nigeria: Intellectual Property
Inventa International
This article addresses some of the fundamental difficulties with protecting patents in Africa. Outdated laws, their lack of enforceability or the utilisation of the public interest for politic reasons, are of the major problems.
AELEX
Infringement of patent arises from deliberately or inadvertently performing any of the acts which are exclusively reserved by law for the patent holder.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
Our John C. Onyido (Partner, Intellectual Property and Technology Practice) and Oluwasolape Owoyemi, (Associate) contributed to the World IP Review Annual Business Brief 2018.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
To commemorate the World Intellectual Property Day celebrated on 26th April 2018, the theme focused on "Powering change: Women in Innovation and creativity" ...
T & A Legal
Don't you just dislike when you buy a trusted product and then realise it is an identical brand made to look exactly like what you originally wanted?
T & A Legal
A substantial political economy literature, dating back to the eighteenth century, exits on the determinants of property rights.
AELEX
The award of damages and costs were also set aside by the Court of Appeal.
AELEX
Copyright is a form of intellectual property. It has been defined by Black's Law Dictionary, 9th Edition as a right granted to the author or originator of certain literary or artistic productions...
AELEX
This is the final part of the article where we will examine trade secrets. We will also distinguish trademarks, patents and trade secrets.
AELEX
WIPO defines a patent as an exclusive right granted in respect of an invention, which may be a product or a process that provides a new and inventive way of doing something, or offers a new...
AELEX
Trademarks, trade secrets and patents are different forms of intellectual property that are capable of being protected in Nigeria. However, non-professionals tend to find a few of these terms a bit confusing.
AELEX
Simply put, a domain name can be considered as the name that a person or business chooses for his/its website. It is used to identify a registered Internet Protocol address which online visitors can...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Growing frustration in the fashion community regarding weak or non-existent intellectual property laws has finally caught the attention of some nations.
KISCH IP
Nigeria is one of Africa's most prosperous, and fastest growing, economies.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
The Copyright Society of Nigeria is the sole collecting society licensed by the Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) to manage the rights and the repertory of musical works belonging to its member-artistes
Fred-Young & Evans
PCT or Conventional Patent is a Patent application that had been registered in another country before.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
The Nigerian Court of Appeal recently ruled on the appeal filed by the Musical Copyright Society of Nigeria (the Applicant at the Federal High Court, Lagos Division and...
Fred-Young & Evans
In Nigeria, for a trade mark to be registered, it must contain or consist of at least the name of a company, individual, or firm, represented in a special or particular manner...
Everlaw Associates
In Part 1 ["Quick Overview of Intellectual Property Rights in Nigeria"] we looked at the basic Intellectual Property Rights that a Nigerian Information and Communication Technology firm should be concerned about.
Everlaw Associates
Registering and protecting foreign IPR in Nigeria is a necessity for any non-Nigerian business that desires to take a slice of the almost 200 Million strong import-dependent domestic market...
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Fred-Young & Evans
In Nigeria, for a trade mark to be registered, it must contain or consist of at least the name of a company, individual, or firm, represented in a special or particular manner...
AELEX
Infringement of patent arises from deliberately or inadvertently performing any of the acts which are exclusively reserved by law for the patent holder.
T & A Legal
A substantial political economy literature, dating back to the eighteenth century, exits on the determinants of property rights.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
Our John C. Onyido (Partner, Intellectual Property and Technology Practice) and Oluwasolape Owoyemi, (Associate) contributed to the World IP Review Annual Business Brief 2018.
AELEX
Copyright is a form of intellectual property. It has been defined by Black's Law Dictionary, 9th Edition as a right granted to the author or originator of certain literary or artistic productions...
T & A Legal
Don't you just dislike when you buy a trusted product and then realise it is an identical brand made to look exactly like what you originally wanted?
Fred-Young & Evans
PCT or Conventional Patent is a Patent application that had been registered in another country before.
AELEX
This is the final part of the article where we will examine trade secrets. We will also distinguish trademarks, patents and trade secrets.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
The Nigerian Court of Appeal recently ruled on the appeal filed by the Musical Copyright Society of Nigeria (the Applicant at the Federal High Court, Lagos Division and...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Growing frustration in the fashion community regarding weak or non-existent intellectual property laws has finally caught the attention of some nations.
AELEX
Trademarks, trade secrets and patents are different forms of intellectual property that are capable of being protected in Nigeria. However, non-professionals tend to find a few of these terms a bit confusing.
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