Trademarks Journal Published
Intellectual Property Nigeria

New Trademarks Journal Published in Nigeria

May 6, 2017 Ufuoma Akpotaire

The Trademarks, Patents and Designs Registry in Nigeria has published a new Trademarks Journal dated May 2, 2017. The Journal titled Trademarks Journal Vol. 1, No. 1., covers trademark applications filed manually at the Registry […]

Intellectual Property Nigeria

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 […]

Intellectual Property Nigeria

How to Register a Trademark in the U.S.

April 15, 2017 Ufuoma Akpotaire

In the U.S., registering your trademark with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) allows you to enjoy federal law protection for your brand. 1. What types of trademark applications may be filed in […]

Domain Name Extensions
Tech and Startups

.AFRICA domains will soon open for business

March 6, 2017 Bob Aroture

The .Africa Top Level Domain will soon be available for businesses. The expectation comes after the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) overcame over five years of legal obstacles preventing it from delegating the […]

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