Intellectual Property

Our IP practice is reputed for a practical and business approach to client concerns, coupled with sophistication in a range of highly technical areas.

We continue to make significant advancements in protecting the intellectual property (IP) rights of our clients by thinking outside the box to find bespoke solutions.

Our services include registration, protection, enforcement, transfer and revalidation of IP (trademarks, patents, copyrights and designs) rights and assets. We also advise on technology transfer arrangements in line with regulations under Nigerian Laws.

Our attorneys also have broad experience in key areas of intellectual property litigation, such as proceedings before the Nigerian Registry of Trademarks, Patents and Design, including trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings, and patent post-grant review and intrusion proceedings; unfair competition cases; and an assortment of technology contractual disputes.

We equally prepare and review intellectual property documentation as well as engage in audits of our Client’s IP assets. We advise on marketing, distribution, anti-trust, anti-counterfeiting, dilution and protection of brands as well product registration and standardization with the regulatory authorities.