May 24, 2017
Meet our Editorial Team

Ufuoma Akpotaire HeadshotUfuoma Akpotaire – Senior Editor and Director of Regulatory Policy
Telephone: +1 (347) 994 5761
Email: uakpotaire@nlipw.com

Ufuoma is a Senior Editor and Director of Regulatory Policy at NLIPW. She assists clients in the protection of copyrights, trademarks and patents. She counsels clients regarding validity and infringement matters and has experience acting against the infringement of IP and addressing counterfeit issues. She holds a Masters degree (LL.M.) from Columbia Law School, New York and a law degree from the University of Nigeria (LL.B. Honors). She is admitted to practice law in Nigeria and in the State of New York. Ufuoma cut her teeth in the intellectual property practice groups of some of the largest law firms in Nigeria and has years of experience working with major non-profit organizations in New York.

Adaku MarizuAdaku Marizu – Newsroom Editor
Telephone: +1 (347) 688 5972
Email: amarizu@nlipw.com

Adaku works with the Newsroom team at NLIPW to create financial news content. She has a bachelors degree in Law from the University of Nigeria and is admitted to practice law in Nigeria. With over 10 years experience working in the financial, human resources, and legal sector, Ada adds an international financial perspective to our publications.

Bob Aroture – Senior Editor and Content Development Manager
Telephone: +1 (347) 688 5972
Email: baroture@nlipw.com

Bob is a Senior Editor and Content Development Manager at NLIPW. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree, with a major in biochemistry. He works directly with the Newsroom Team. His focus areas are technology and innovation, and pharmaceutical technology.

Temple UchegbuneTemple Uchegbune – International News Editor
Telephone: +1 (347) 688 5972
Email: tuchegbune@nlipw.com

Temple is an International News Editor at NLIPW. He holds a Masters degree in law from Columbia Law School. He has over 10 years experience working with corporate and commercial transactions.

Overaye Akpotaire – Newsroom and Digital Imagery Coordinator
Telephone: +1 (347) 688 5972
Email: oakpotaire@nlipw.com

Current IP Fellow:

Ezeudo Maduka HeadshotEzeudo Maduka – Intellectual Property Intern
Telephone: +234 703 211 8648
Email: emaduka@nlipw.com

Ezeudo holds a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Nigeria Nsukka, a licence to practice as Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria, a Master of Laws from the University of Uyo, and a diploma in copyright from the Harvard Law School and Berkman Centre of Internet and Society. He has been a practicing lawyer for the past 7 years and a law lecturer at the Abia State Polytechnic Aba, Abia State. His research interests orbit the intersection of copyright law and the Internet; digital piracy; anti circumvention of technological protection measures; protection of digital works, and other areas within intellectual property law and practice in the 21st century.

Information Desk

Florence Ada Eke – Associate II
Telephone: +1 (347) 688 5972
Email: info@nlipw.com

Business Development and Finance

Edward Ukponmwan – Accounting Manager
Telephone: +1 (347) 688 5972
Email:  eukponmwan@nlipw.com

Edward is the accounting director at NLIPW. He has over 25 years experience working in the financial sector as well as with non-profit organizations in New York.

Editorial Submissions, Corrections and Accuracy

For submission of articles, accuracy and general questions about our features or articles, please email editorial@nlipw.com

IP Services

For all IP Services including NAFDAC registration, copyright notification, domain name registration and registration of trademarks, patents and designs in Nigeria, please email trademarks@nlipw.com

Trademarks, Patents and Designs Team

Adekunle Mesele – Managing Partner Curtis Legal Practitioners
Telephone: +1 (347) 744 5138 or +234 803 535 4433
Email: kunle.mesele@curtis-lp.com

Ufuoma Akpotaire – Senior Editor and Director of Regulatory Policy
Telephone: +1 (347) 994 5761
Email: uakpotaire@nlipw.com

Other Inquiries

We also welcome your questions and comments. Please feel free to contact us by filling the form below or send us an email at info@nlipw.com. You may also give us a call at +(1) 347 688 5972.

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