The article provides helpful information on patent and how to apply for a patent in Nigeria. It also discusses the rights conferred by a patent, duration, surrender, nullity, and infringement of patents. What is a patent? A patent is an intellectual property right that grants an exclusive right to an inventor. It is an exclusive… Continue reading How to Apply For a Patent in Nigeria
Category: Intellectual Property Law
Useful articles on Intellectual Property Law.
Trademark Protection in Nigeria
This article discusses trademark protection in Nigeria. It defines a trademark and how a trademark application is made in Nigeria. It also highlights matters that can’t be trademarked and discusses trademark infringement. The relevant Legislation for Trade Mark is the Trade Marks Act cap t13 LFN, 2004. The trademark office in Nigeria is at the… Continue reading Trademark Protection in Nigeria
Copyright Protection in Nigeria
This article explains the law on copyright protection in Nigeria, the rights of an author, and the consequences of copyright infringement in Nigeria. The meaning of copyright A copyright is a type of intellectual property that gives ownership to the original author of tangible works of intellectual property. It grants the author exclusive right to… Continue reading Copyright Protection in Nigeria