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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...
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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...
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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.
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...
Everlaw Associates
How can proprietors (owners, developers, producers etc), of Nigerian Information and Communication Technology products secure International Intellectual Property Rights protection for their exports?
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
Under Nigeria's Copyright Act, copyright infringement can be resolved through a civil and/or criminal action.
Fred-Young & Evans
Trademark is a unique sign for which an entity, product or service can be known and identified in the course of trade and by members of the public.
Fred-Young & Evans
In order to have a stake, sell existing products and introduce new products into the Nigerian market, many businesses have created radio commercials, adverts and marketing jingles to attract consumers.
Deloitte Nigeria
A review of Nigeria's present fiscal and currency control regimes as they relate to commercial and industrial IP rights...
ENSafrica
With a population in excess of 170 million, Nigeria is far-and-away Africa's most populous nation. Unsurprisingly, it also has the continent's largest economy.
Strachan Partners
Under Nigerian Copyright Act, original literary, musical and artistic works, cinematography films, sound recordings and broadcast are eligible for copyright.
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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...
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.
Fred-Young & Evans
PCT or Conventional Patent is a Patent application that had been registered in another country before.
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...
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...
Everlaw Associates
How can proprietors (owners, developers, producers etc), of Nigerian Information and Communication Technology products secure International Intellectual Property Rights protection for their exports?
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.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
Under Nigeria's Copyright Act, copyright infringement can be resolved through a civil and/or criminal action.
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
KISCH IP
Nigeria is one of Africa's most prosperous, and fastest growing, economies.
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