|Meet our Editorial Team
Ufuoma Akpotaire – Senior Editor and Director of Regulatory Policy
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 Marizu – Newsroom Editor
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
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.
Overaye Akpotaire – Board Executive Committee
|Temple Uchegbune – International News Editor
Telephone: +1 (347) 688 5972
Email: email@example.comTemple 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.
Current IP Fellows:
Ezeudo Maduka – Intellectual Property Intern
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.
Nathaniel Ademola Adebayo – News Reporting Intern
Nathaniel is a News Reporting Intern at Nigerian Law Intellectual Property Watch (NLIPW). He has a passion for writing, capacity building and social media marketing. He is a graduate of Federal University of Technology, Minna, where he graduated with BTECHAGRIC. He is a member of Soil Science Society of Nigeria (SSSN) and the National Union of Campus Journalist (NUCJ). Nathaniel has served as Editor-in-Chief for a number of magazines and as a contributor to various online repositories.