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Nigerian Copyright Commission Arrests Five Suspects, Confiscates Pirated Discs including Copies of the Movie “October 1″

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August 2, 2015 — According to the Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC), during an enforcement operation carried out on July 15, five suspected pirates were arrested with several units of optical disc works worth about N5 Million. The NCC released a statement,…
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National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion Urges Firms To Embrace Online Registration

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Lagos, Nigeria, July 24, 2015 — Yesterday, while speaking with reporters in Lagos, Mr Lucky Nwosa, a deputy director with the National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion (NOTAP) urged companies involved in technology transfer to embrace online registration in their…
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Copyright Infringement: COSON Files N500 Million Suit against Lagos Oriental Hotel

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Lagos, Nigeria, July 24, 2015 — The Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON) has filed Suit No. FHC/L/CS/1091/15 at the Federal High Court in Lagos against Lagos Oriental Hotel located in Victoria Island, and its General Manager, Mr. Philip Speilhage. In the…
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Copyright Development: Google Workshop Brings Together Stakeholders and IP Practitioners in Lagos

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July 15, 2015, Lagos, Nigeria — This past June, Google, together with the Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (NIALS), the African Centre for Study Development Research and Civil Education (ACCE) and the Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) held a workshop…
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