Mondaq All Regions - Nigeria: Intellectual Property
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Nigeria has a growing market for software products, and businesses have developed an increased need for this technology tool, to adapt to market changes, augment business processes...
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
In mid-2007, I was privileged to be part of the legal team that represented the RIAA in its fight against LIMEWIRE for peer-to-peer online piracy of numerous sound recordings belonging to various artistes ...
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
Both a hashtag and a catchphrase can be protected by intellectual property rights, usually by registering them as trademarks.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
Patents protect innovation by providing the inventor with a twenty-year, exclusive right to a patentable invention. Different jurisdictions have various criteria that must be satisfied before an innovative or ...
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
Celebrities often have two streams of income, one for the work they are known for (like acting, singing, dancing, stand-up comedies etc
AELEX
"Big Data" is a relatively new concept that refers to the constant, vast, and seemingly infinite stream of data created by our persistent interaction with technology and smart devices.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
Our Partner, John Onyido (Head, Intellectual Property and Technology Practice) contributed the Nigerian Chapter in International Comparative Legal Guide to Trade Marks 2019. In the chapter,
Inventa International
The astonishing numbers affect economic activity, taxes revenue, investment and employment worldwide.
Jackson Etti & Edu
When Senator Hadi Sirika, Honourable Minister of State for Aviation, said that the long-lost dreams of Nigeria Airways were restored with the unveiling of the new national flag carrier/airline...
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
Trademarks Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Nigeria, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
AELEX
Within the last two decades, the world has made incredible advances in technology. Now, more than ever, nations, institutions, and individuals are pouring huge resources into technological capabilities.
Banwo & Ighodalo
Concerted efforts have been made over the years at promoting IP rights in Nigeria with some positive results being achieved.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
Trademarks are source identifiers in terms of origin and quality.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
Over the years, efforts have been made to promote the awareness of IP rights in Nigeria and to sensitize the public on the various mechanisms available to protect creative ...
Banwo & Ighodalo
It is advisable that all trademarks, patents and or designs to be used by the company be registered in Nigeria at the Trade Marks, Patents and Designs Registry in Abuja, to preserve the owner's proprietary interest therein.
Spoor & Fisher
Nigeria uses the International Classification of Goods and Services for its trade mark registration system.
Aluko & Oyebode
The position of the Registrar of Trademarks, Patents and Designs Registry, Nigeria has for many years being occupied by a single Registrar, who doubles as both the Registrar of Trademarks and Patents and Designs registry.
Olisa Agbakoba Legal
The role small and medium enterprises play in the development of a country is very important.
Spoor & Fisher
The Nigerian authorities have for some time been keen to split the Registry of Trademarks, Patents and Designs into separate registries.
Aluko & Oyebode
Both Registrars of Trademarks and Patents and Designs are in acting capacity.
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S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
Nigeria has a growing market for software products, and businesses have developed an increased need for this technology tool, to adapt to market changes, augment business processes...
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?
T & A Legal
A substantial political economy literature, dating back to the eighteenth century, exits on the determinants of property rights.
Benchmac & Ince
Nigeria is Africa's most populous nation with the largest economy in the continent and a fast-growing services sector with an increasing need for consumer goods.
Banwo & Ighodalo
Concerted efforts have been made over the years at promoting IP rights in Nigeria with some positive results being achieved.
Johnson Bryant
There are several trademarks squatters in our jurisdiction today and efforts should be made to vacate the squatters.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
In mid-2007, I was privileged to be part of the legal team that represented the RIAA in its fight against LIMEWIRE for peer-to-peer online piracy of numerous sound recordings belonging to various artistes ...
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
Trademarks are source identifiers in terms of origin and quality.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
Patents protect innovation by providing the inventor with a twenty-year, exclusive right to a patentable invention. Different jurisdictions have various criteria that must be satisfied before an innovative or ...
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
Trademarks Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Nigeria, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
Banwo & Ighodalo
It is advisable that all trademarks, patents and or designs to be used by the company be registered in Nigeria at the Trade Marks, Patents and Designs Registry in Abuja, to preserve the owner's proprietary interest therein.
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