AN INTRODUCTION TO INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW IN NIGERIA: WHAT EVERY CREATIVE SHOULD KNOW!

You are an exceptional creative! You have worked tirelessly to create a unique and beautiful work of art. You put it out there for the world to see and after a while, you discover that some persons have stolen and copied your work without giving credit to you. You are so frustrated but then, asContinue reading “AN INTRODUCTION TO INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW IN NIGERIA: WHAT EVERY CREATIVE SHOULD KNOW!”

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INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY SERIES: PATENTS AND DESIGNS

Patent is an exclusive right granted to confer legal protection on an invention for a given period, which exclusive right expressly excludes others from making, using, or selling said invention in the country from which it is obtained without permission or consent during the existence of the patent. Patent in Nigeria is regulated by theContinue reading “INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY SERIES: PATENTS AND DESIGNS”

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY SERIES: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT TRADEMARK

A trademark, according to Wikipedia is a type of intellectual property consisting of a recognizable sign, design, or expression which identifies products or services of a particular source from those of others, although trademarks used to identify services are usually called service marks.

The trademark owner can be an individual, business organization, or any legal entity. –>

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY SERIES: WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT COPYRIGHT

Intellectual property (IP) is a category of property that includes intangible creations of the human intellect. It refers to creations of the mind, such as inventions; literary and artistic works; designs; and symbols, names and images used in commerce. Simply put, it is property created by the human intellect.