Intellectual Property Law

Our Intellectual Property Law department specializes in intellectual property protection of the works of our clients. The trademarks unit of this department conducts trademark searches, provides opinion on the availability and registrability of trademarks, files, procures and generally prosecutes trademark applications in Nigeria, we procure trademark certificate and renew same for our clients. We assist clients in meeting the requirements for obtaining Patents and Registration of Designs. Although copyright protection of written works is automatic, we advise and assist our clients in registering their copyrights because it is difficult to prove the original authorship of an unregistered work. We register copyright in cinematograph films, conduct copyright litigation, draft copyright licence and exploitation agreements.
We maintain strong links with the ministry of trade and commerce and the Nigerian Copyright Commission, the major regulatory bodies vested with the responsibility of intellectual property protection in Nigeria.