China News

China Launches Copyright Monitoring Website

April 30, 2017 Bob Aroture

China recently launched a website dedicated to monitoring copyright. The website,, is managed by the Copyright Monitoring Center under the Copyright Society of China, providing identification, security monitoring, early warning and rights infringement solution […]

Intellectual Property Editorial

What it Takes to Renew Trademarks in Nigeria

April 28, 2017 Ufuoma Akpotaire

In Nigeria, trademarks are valid for 7 years from the date of the initial application. Following the initial period of registration, Applicants may renew trademarks from time to time. Each renewal is valid for 14 years from […]

Events Watch

Happy World Intellectual Property Day!

April 26, 2017 Bob Aroture

Today is World Intellectual Property Day! World Intellectual Property Day is celebrated on April 26 of every year to “raise awareness of how patents, copyright, trademarks and designs impact on daily life” and “to celebrate […]

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