November 21, 2017

Browse Research Papers, Newspapers, Projects, and Articles on Various Legal Topics

Research Articles and PapersFocus Area
A Case for Comparative Advertising by Nosakhare Uwadiaening, Thisday Online, 2004Comparative Advertising
10 Simple Ways to Protect Yourself from Counterfeit Drugs in Nigeria by Ufuoma Barbara Akpotaire | NLIPWAnti-counterfeiting
10 Useful Sites for Intellectual Property in Africa by Nigerian Law Intellectual Property WatchIntellectual Property in Africa
2013 Nigerian IP Judicial Decisions: The Year in Review | NLIPWCase Review
270 Million Africans Lack Access to Medicine -- NAFDAC DG by By Victoria Ojeme, 18 September 2011Access to Medicine
A Case for Multiple Collecting Societies for the Nigerian Entertainment Industry by Uche Nwokocha and Segun Aluko | July 7, 2010 | Mondaq

Collecting Societies

A Continental Approach to Protecting Traditional Knowledge Systems and Related Resources in Africa by Ayoyemi Lawal Arowolo, July 1, 2009

Traditional Knowledge Systems

A Development Oriented Intellectual Property Regime for Africa by Enyinna S. Nwauche, December 6-10, 2005 | Council for the Development of Social
Science Research for Africa (CODESRIA)

Intellectual Property Regime

A Major Obstacle to Litigating Infringement of Registered Industrial Designs in Nigeria (A critical analysis of Uzokwe v. Dansy Industries (Nig.) Ltd) by the Law firm of Allan & Ogunkeye

Infringement of Registered Designs

A Model of NAFDAC Real-Time Crime Information System by Ugwuishiwu C.H., Inyiama H.C., and Ezema M.E., International Journal of Soft Computing and Enginee ring (IJSCE) Volume-2, Issue-5, November 2012

NAFDAC
A Proposal for Legalising Small-Scale Physical Copyright Piracy Book Publishing, Video Films and Music in Developing Countries by Volker Grassmuck, 2008Media Piracy

A Qualitative Analysis of Artistes and Pirates on Music Piracy in Nigeria by Oludayo Tade and Babatunde Akinleye

Music Piracy in Nigeria

A Review of the Nigerian System of Intellectual Property

IP Review

Access to affordable essential medicines -- Strengthening the Global Partnership for Development in a Time of Crisis, MDG Gap Task Force Report 2009

Access to Medicines

Access to and Sharing of Benefit of Genetic Resources under the Nigeria Law by Amokaye Oludayo G., 2012

Genetic Resources

Access to ART and Other Essential Medicines in Sub-Saharan Africa: Intellectual Property and Relevant Legislation by Sisule F. Musungu, September 2007

Access to Medicines

Access to Drugs for HIV/AIDS and Related Opportunistic Infections in Nigeria by Kristin Peterson and Olatubosun Obileye, September 2002

Access to Medicines

Access to Medicines: The Colonial Impacts on Patent Law of Nigeria by Okechukwu Timothy Umahi

Access to Medicines

According to Intellectual Property: A Pro-Development Vision of the Law and the Nigerian Intellectual Property Law and Policy Reform in the Knowledge Era by Professor Adebambo Adewopo, 2012

IP Reform

Advocating Responsibility for Access to Medicines in Developing Countries by Okechukwu Timothy Umahi, December 25, 2011

Access to Medicines

African Customary Law and the Protection of Folklore by Paul Kuruk, 1999

Protection of Folklore

African Traditional Knowledge Systems Management: The Struggle between Science and Tradition by Ayoyemi Lawal Arowolo, July 13, 2012

Traditional Knowledge

Agricultural Biotechnology R&D and Innovations in Nigeria by A. Irefin, M.O. Illorin and B.O. Solomon

R&D and Innovation
Alban Pharmacy Ltd. v. Sterling Products International Inc.Case Law
Alliance International Ltd. v. Saam Kolo International Enterprises LimitedCase Law
American Cyanamid Company v. Vitality Pharmaceuticals Ltd.Case Law
An Appraisal Of Copyright Infringements And Remedies Under Nigerian Law by Emmanuel Ekpenyong , Strachan Partners | Mondaq, January 14, 2015Copyright Infringement

An Evaluation of the African Regional Intellectual Property Rights System, by Enyinna S. Nwauche, The Journal of World Intellectual Property Volume 6 Issue 1, January 2003, 101–138. doi: 10.1111/j.1747-1796.2003.tb00195.x

Intellectual Property Regime

An Impact Assessment of Science and Technology Policy on National Development of Nigeria by Abubakar Abdullahi, October 2004

R&D and Innovation
An Introduction to Industrial Designs for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises in NigeriaNAFDAC

An Overview of the Law of Patents in Nigeria : Source: Nigeria Law Guru

Patents
Analysis of Brian Larkin’s Degraded Images, Distorted Sounds: Nigerian Video and the Infrastructure of Piracy” by Tina Yu, December 7, 2011Nigerian Film Industry and Copyright

Anarchy in the World of Collecting Societies in Nigeria: Implications for Copyright Protection of Foreign and Local Musical Works (part 1) by Blackfriars Barristers and Solicitors, January 2009

Collecting Societies

Anarchy in the World of Collecting Societies in Nigeria: Implications for Copyright Protection of Foreign and Local Musical Works (part 2) by Blackfriars Barristers and Solicitors, February 2009

Collecting Societies

Anti-counterfeit Technologies for the Protection of Medicines, prepared by Mr. G. Power, Director, Packaging Security Global Quality Assurance, GlaxoSmithKline, on the basis of input from WHO and other parties

Anti-counterfeiting

Anti-Counterfeit Technologies: A Pharmaceutical Industry Perspective by Dipika Bansal, Swathi Malla, Kapil Gudala, and Pramil Tiwari, October 9, 2012

Anti-counterfeiting

Anti-Counterfeiting Activities: The Case of Nigeria by Professor Dora N. Akunyili, November 28th : 30th, 2005.

Anti-counterfeiting

Anton Piller Order as a Weapon of Protection of Intellectual Property Rights

Anton Piller Order

Anton Piller Order, Class Actions and Injunctions in Nigeria by Obatosin Ogunkeye, The Law Firm of Allan & Ogunkeye, Published in Mondaq, February 7, 2002

Anton Piller Order
April 1, 2013 : Low-Cost Drugs in Poor Nations Get a Lift in Indian Court by By Gardiner Harris and Katie ThomasNews Reports
April 1, 2013 : Novartis CEO: Here Are 3 Things Big Pharma Must Do To Survive by Max NisenNews Reports
April 1, 2013 : Novartis loses landmark India cancer drug patent caseNews Reports
April 10, 2013 : Geographic Indications a potent panacea for Africa’s agricultural sector by NiyiEgbeNews Reports
April 10, 2013 : HP leads war against product counterfeiting in Nigeria by Bankole Orimisan News Reports
April 10, 2013 : NAFDAC intercepts N3m drugs in Abuja marketNews Reports
April 10, 2013 : Biopiracy rips off native medical knowledge by Rachel Baig/gswNews Reports

April 11, 2013 - Why Nigeria is backward in inventions by Lucas Ajanaku

News Reports
April 11, 2013 : Domain Registrar Preps Up For .NG 2nd-Level Domain Sales For Less Than $95 by TechloyNews Reports
April 11, 2013 : FG to launch Govt Services PortalNews Reports
April 11, 2013 : HP Wins Award For Crime Fighting Mobile Technology by Aliyu KoloNews Reports
April 11, 2013 : NAFDAC nabs fake drugs, alcoholic wines syndicate Chukwuma MuanyaNews Reports
April 11, 2013 : NAFDAC raids Karmo market, seizes drugs worth N3 million by A’isha Biola RajiNews Reports
April 11, 2013 : NAFDAC/USP Collaborate on Road Map to Strengthen Medicine QualityNews Reports
April 12, 2013 : A Conversation With: Ravi Venkatesan, Former Chairman of Microsoft India by Heather TimmonsNews Reports
April 12, 2013 : Folklore and history: The twin rivers of world heritage by Bukar UsmanNews Reports
April 12, 2013 : New SMS Tool To Report Non-Tariff Trade Barriers At African Borders by Intellectual Property Watch News Reports
April 12, 2013 : Nigeria Lost $23.8m To Purchase Foreign Domains NamesNews Reports
April 12, 2013 : Nigeria’s film industry: a potential gold mine? by Rebecca Moudio News Reports
April 13, 2013 - Sproxil wins 2013 ‘Patents for Humanity’ Award from U.S. Department of CommerceNews Reports
April 13, 2013 : It’s Official: Nigeria’s .NG SLDs Will Be Available For Sale On April 16th by TechLoy News Reports
April 13, 2013 : New Deal For Drug Manufacturers, As American Govt IntervenesNews Reports
April 14, 2013 : Eyeing Africa’s rise, law firms tap fear of graft by Andrew BeattyNews Reports
April 15, 2013 - SON Council Seeks Capacity Development to Tackle Fake Products by Crusoe OsagieNews Reports
April 15, 2013 : Court upholds NAFDAC’s appeal against Indian businessman by Augustine Madu-EastNews Reports
April 15, 2013 : Customs destroys 7552 cartons of frozen chicken, turkey in Imo State by Johnkennedy UzomaNews Reports
April 15, 2013 : My Pikin” Teething Mixture: NAFDAC To Continue Evidence April 17News Reports
April 16, 2011 - Sproxil. The fight against counterfeit drugs continuesNews Reports
April 16, 2013 : NiRA Targets 100,000 .NG SLD Registrations By Q2 2013News Reports
April 16, 2013 : No extension of deadline on e-product registration — Standards Organisation of Nigeria by Augustine AminuNews Reports

April 17, 2013 - We must bend policy lines to compete globally - Bindir, NOTAP boss by Emma Elebeke

News Reports
April 17, 2013 : HP Launches Authentication Technology To Combat Piracy In Nigeria by Ventures AfricaNews Reports
April 18, 2013 : EFCC Signs Mou With NCC On PiracyNews Reports
April 19, 2013 - Senators explain delay in passing NAFDAC’s anti-counterfeiting bill by Joseph OkoghenunNews Reports
April 19, 2013 : NAFDAC clamps down on illegal drug outlets in Benue by Marcus FatunmoleNews Reports
April 19, 2013 : NAFDAC laments sale of fake drugs by Khadijat SaiduNews Reports
April 19, 2013 : NAFDAC steps up drug war among Ondo pupils by Aborisade, AkureNews Reports
April 2, 2013 : Innovation and Data Protection in the Banking Industry by Olufola WusuNews Reports
April 20, 2012 - Trademark Issues in Food and Drug Registration and Distribution in NigeriaNews Reports
April 22, 2013 : Goodwill Message of the Director-General, Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) Mr. Afam Ezekude, on the Occasion of the World Book and Copyright Day, April 23, 2013News Reports
April 22, 2013 : Mixed Reactions Among Participants In WIPO Talks On Treaty For The Blind by William New News Reports
April 22, 2013 : NAFDAC lawyer hails Appeal Court ruling on Indian businessmanNews Reports
April 22, 2013 : Partnering on Copyright Law, practice by Yemi AdebisiNews Reports
April 23, 2013 - Senate worries over delay in passage of Anti-counterfeiting Bill by Chioma ObinnaNews Reports
April 23, 2013 - Toyota to build assembly plant in Nigeria by David AgbaNews Reports
April 23, 2013 : Hope alive on World Book and Copyright Day by Akeem LasisiNews Reports
April 23, 2013 : My Pikin” Case : NAFDAC Gets Date to Examine Witness by VanguardNews Reports
April 24, 2012 : Intellectual Property Owners Urge Rights’ ProtectionNews Reports
April 24, 2013 - Software Nigeria can’t wait for anyone (2) by Chris UwajeNews Reports
April 24, 2013 : My Pikin teething mixture had deadly content : NAFDAC Director by Yejide Gbenga-OgundareNews Reports
April 24, 2013 : My Pikin” Teething Syrup: NAFDAC Finally Closes Its Case by Agency ReportNews Reports
April 24, 2013 : NCC DG canvasses support for stakeholdersNews Reports
April 24, 2013 : Nigeria Customs: Passing the buck of inefficiency by Chigozie ChikereNews Reports
April 25, 2013 - FDA develops handheld device to spot fake malaria drugs by CBS NewsNews Reports
April 25, 2013 - Standard Organization of Nigeria’s N950m lab ready in Dec by Toba AgboolaNews Reports

April 25, 2013 - WIPO Demonstrates 3D Printing; Making The Impossible Possible by Catherine Saez

News Reports
April 25, 2013 : BMT Strain Measurement Awarded Patent by MarinelinkNews Reports
April 25, 2013 : Microsoft Hosts Intellectual Property Day Roundtable by Peter UgwuNews Reports
April 25, 2013 : Nigerian Publishers Association laments decline in reading culture, piracy in Nigeria by Adewale Oshod News Reports
April 26, 2007 : Outlook on Intellectual Property, as Nigerian IP expert, Femi Agaba and others speak at AEF by Theodora Kio-LawsonNews Reports
April 26, 2012 : Nigerian Copyright Commission to Review Intellectual Property Law News Reports
April 26, 2013 - ‘Let’s boost youths’ talents’News Reports

April 26, 2013 - ‘Why NCC is investing in capacity building for stakeholders’ by Gbenga Salau

News Reports
April 26, 2013 : EU ponders biopiracy law to protect indigeneous people by EurActiv.comNews Reports
April 26, 2013 : Fighting The Evil Of Sub-Standard Goods In Nigeria by Akogun Ojo IlesanmiNews Reports
April 26, 2013 : How Prof. Izevbigie became world renowned scientist by The SunNews Reports
April 26, 2013 : Microsoft wants protection of intellectual property rights in Nigeria by Premium TimesNews Reports
April 26, 2013 : NCC Urges Nigerians to Harness Creative Youths Talents by Communications WeekNews Reports
April 26, 2013 : In Honor of World IP Day: 16 Nigerian Inventors You Should Know! by NLIPWNews Reports
April 27, 2013 - Government Officials Meet Nollywood Stars Over N3 Billion Grant by Channels TelevisionNews Reports
April 27, 2013 : Consumers Decry Influx Of Substandard Products Into FCT by Kingsley IwokNews Reports
April 27, 2013 -Experts seek sanctions against intellectual property theft by Salau and Ikechukwu OnyewuchiNews Reports
April 28, 2013 - Lagos State Task Force on Counterfeit, Fake Drugs and Unwholesome Processed Foods shuts 30 illegal medicines stores in Ajah, LekkiNews Reports
April 29, 2013 - Fake injection kills four in Benue by Peter DuruNews Reports
April 29, 2013 - NAFDAC confiscates fake hot drinks” worth N3.6million in Enugu by Emmanuel UzodinmaNews Reports
April 3, 2011 - Copyright Commission raids software reseller by Emeka AginamNews Reports
April 3, 2011 - Copyright Commission raids software reseller by Emeka AginamNews Reports
April 3, 2013 : Court declares MCSN’s collection of copyright royalties lawfulNews Reports
April 3, 2013 : Debate over Nollywood’s funding rages by Shaibu HusseiniNews Reports
April 30, 2012 - Firm uses anti-counterfeiting technology to spread malaria informationNews Reports
April 30, 2012 : On Content and Mobile Space In Africa: An Interview With Obi Asika, CEO Storm360News Reports
April 30, 2013 - NAFDAC pushes for anti-counterfeit bill by Wale AdepojuNews Reports

April 30, 2013 - Why it’s difficult to tackle fake drugs production –NAFDAC by Henry Iyorkase

News Reports
April 4, 2013 : NAFDAC Impounds Fake Baby DrinksNews Reports
April 4, 2013 : Nigeria is set to begin vaccine production by Tony NwanneNews Reports
April 5, 2013 : Conversations with Fakeye… Keeping master carver’s legacy alive News Reports
April 5, 2013 : NAFDAC arrests 7 suspected smugglers, counterfeiters by Augustine AminuNews Reports
April 6, 2009 - Pfizer settles Nigerian Trovan trial case out of courtNews Reports
April 7, 2013 : Harnessing Local Content For Nigeria’s ICT Growth by Chima AkwajaNews Reports
April 8, 2013 - Software Piracy A Serious Issue : Microsoft by Charlie FrippNews Reports

April 8, 2013 - What adulterated drugs can do to you by Solaade Ayo-Aderele

News Reports
April 8, 2013 : NAFDAC Blames Fake Drugs On Nigeria’s PopulationNews Reports

April 9, 2013 - What's Easier: To Make a Billion Dollars, Build a Global Company, or Create a Global Brand? by Kasia Moreno

News Reports
April 9, 2013 : Illegal advertisers of trado-medicine will be jailed : NAFDAC by Chioma ObinnaNews Reports
April 9, 2013 : Ogun State Ministry of Health destroys fake drugs worth N1.5mn by Dimeji Kayode-AdedejiNews Reports
Arewa textiles Plc v. Finetex Ltd.Case Law

Assessing the Commercialization of Herbal Medicine Research and Development by Kanayo Patrick Osemene, Mathew Ikugbenga Ilori & Anthony Elujoba

Herbal Medicine

Assessing the Impacts of Herbal Medicinal Products Research Outcomes on Health Care Institutions in Nigeria (A Dilemma of Universities Social Responsibility and Public Bureaucracy)

Herbal Medicine

Assessment of New Media Use in the Fight Against Counterfeit Medicines in Nigeria by Nicholas S. Iwokwagh, International Conference on Communication, Media, Technology and Design, May 2013

R&D and Innovation

Assisting SMEs to Make Effective Use of Patent Information: The NOTAP Case

Patents and NOTAP

♠Book Piracy in Nigeria: Issues and Strategies by Christopher Nkiko, The Journal of Academic Librarianship, October 13, 2013

Book Publishing and Piracy
♠Bridging the Digital Divide: Booming or Doomed? A Study of Digital Inclusion Projects in Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Nigeria by Dinusha MendisCopyright
♠The Situation of Medicines counterfeiting in Africa by Chioma Joy Onwuka, 2010Anti-counterfeiting
August 11, 2013 - Nigeria’s Advertising Laws, Regulations and Guidelines: The Simple Don’ts” by NLIPWNews Reports
August 11, 2013 - Some Basic Facts About SMS Short Code 38353 by NLIPWNews Reports
August 14, 2011 - HP launches ‘cloud’ track and trace system to help fight counterfeitsNews Reports
August 14, 2014 - Digitally Pirated Products Estimated to Reach N38.4 Trillion in 2015 by Emma Okonji | THISDAY LIVENews Reports
August 14, 2014 - NAFDAC Urges Herbal Medicine Practitioners To Document Procedures, Ingredients by Lara Adejoro | Daily Times NigeriaNews Reports
August 20, 2014 - Alcohol: NAFDAC Condemns Importers over Attempt to Evade Tariffs | Nigerian TribuneNews Reports
August 2011 - Court awards N40m against NCC in favour of MSCN …Says MSCN is an owner, assignee by Ogbonna Amadi and Innocent AnabaNews Reports
August 2011 - Court awards N40m against NCC in favour of MSCN …Says MSCN is an owner, assignee by Ogbonna Amadi and Innocent AnabaNews Reports
August 29, 2012 - Sproxil deal offers free mobile drug authentication in 17 African countriesNews Reports
August 29, 2012 : Nigerian Communication Commission To Accelerate Broadband Services, Lobbies InvestorsNews Reports
August 5, 2013 - Media Reports on Actions Against Piracy & Counterfeiting in Nigeria: January to July 2013 by NLIPWNews Reports

Author, Publisher and Bookseller: A Tripartite Synergy in Nigerian Book Industry by J. E. Nwogu and T. A. Akinde, Wilolud Online Journals, 2007

Book Publishing and Piracy
Ayman Enterprises Ltd. v. Akuma Industries Ltd.Case Law

A-Z of Software Licensing Agreements in Nigeria by Megathos Law Practice, June 1, 2012

Software Licensing Agreements
Basic Facts about Trademarks in Nigeria Vol. 1 No. 7 eDigestTrademarks, Trade marks, Trademarks in Nigeria
Battling counterfeit drugs in Nigeria, May 2004Anti-counterfeiting
Beecham v. Esdee Food Products Ltd.Case Law
Beijing Cotec New Technology Corp. & Anor v. Greenlife Pharmaceuticals Co. Ltd.Case Law
Bell Sons and Co. v. Godwin Aka & Anor.Case Law
Beyond Doha: Seeking Access To Essential Medicines For HIV/AIDS Through The World Trade Organisation by Sharifah Rahma SekalalaAccess to Medicines
Beyond Patents: The Cultural Life of Nature Healing and the Limitations of the Patent System as a Protective Mechanism for Indigenous Knowledge on the Medial Use of Plants by Professor Ikechi MgbeojiPatents
Beyond the video boom: New tendencies in the Nigerian video industry by Alessandro JedlowskiNigerian Film Industry and Copyright
Bio-Cultural Knowledge and the Challenges of Intellectual Property Rights Regimes for African Development by Professor Ikechi Mgbeoji, 2011Intellectual Property Rights Regime
Biodiversity prospecting in Nigeria: seeking equity and reciprocity in intellectual property rights through partnership arrangements and capacity building by Iwu MM., April 2005Bioprospecting
Bioprospecting/Biopiracy and Indigenous PeoplesBioprospecting
Biotechnology and the African Farmer by Carl K. Eicher, Karim Maredia and Idah Sithole-Niang, Staff Paper 2005Biotechnology
Brief Background Information on the Legal Framework of Nigeria Prepared by the World Intellectual Property OrganizationIP Reform
Bringing Medicines to Low-income Markets: A guide to creating inclusive business models for pharmaceutical companies by endevaPatents
British American Tobacco (Nig.) Ltd. v. International Tobacco Company Plc.Case Law
C. N. Ekwuogor Investment (Nig.) Ltd. V. Asco Investment Ltd.Case Law
Cadbury Nigeria Plc & Ors v. Federal Republic of NigeriaCase Law
Case Studies of Nigerian SMEs Strategic Use of IP Assets for Business Success, WIPO : KIPO : Nigeria Workshop on Intellectual Property Management in Business for SMEs, Abuja June, 17-18, 2010R&D and Innovation
Chain of Title Basics: Establishing Ownership in Film Productions by Robert Aft, presented at WIPO Seminar on Intellectual Property Rights for Professionals in the Film Industry, Lagos, October 13 -14, 2008Nigerian Film Industry and Copyright
Chain of Title Basics: Owning Your Movie and Avoiding Problems by Mr. Robert Aft, presented at WIPO Seminar on Intellectual Property Rights for Professionals in the Film Industry, Lagos, October 13 -14, 2008Nigerian Film Industry and Copyright
Challenges in Developing a University Based Science park: By Engr. U.B. Bindir (Phd) & Mr. I.M. Nwaedozie, December 6, 2012R&D and Innovation
Challenges of Transnational Law Practice: Intellectual Property Law Curricular Approach Adebambo AdewopoIntellectual Property Rights Regime
Challenges, Trends and an Emerging Focus for Content Producers in Nigeria by Aderemi Ogunpitan, presented at WIPO Seminar on Intellectual Property Rights for Professionals in the Film Industry, Lagos, October 13 -14, 2008Nigerian Film Industry and Copyright
Citizen's Cinema: Telling the Nigeria Story Against All Odds by Steven Anu’ Adesemoye and Yomi OlugbodiNigerian Film Industry and Copyright
Clearing the Swamp for Intellectual Property Harmonization: Understanding and Appreciating the Barriers to Full TRIPS Compliance for Industrializing and Non-Industrialized CountriesTRIPS
Collecting Societies in Nigeria:The Law and Regulation by Ehijeagbon O OseroghoCollecting Societies
Combating Intellectual Property Crime in Nigeria: The Need for Multilateral Partnership Against a Common Threat by Godwin Okonkwo, ACAPI, June 22, 2011IP Crime
Combating Piracy Through Optical Disc Plant Regulation in Nigeria: Prospects & Challenges by Dr. Adewole Adedeji, Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, Journal of Intellectual Property Maiden Edition, 2011Piracy
Combating the Scourge of HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Imperative of Looking Beyond Intellectual Property Rights Barrier to PharmaceuticalsAccess to Medicines
Commercialization of Research and Development Results for the International Conference on Industry Growth, Investment and Competitiveness in Africa (IGICA) by Dr. Nwando Ogochukwu Onuigbo and Ikaga Elijah IkiagaR&D and Innovation
Commitment and Compliance in International Law: A Study of the Implementation of the WTO TRIPS Agreement in Nigeria and South Africa by Olu FasanTRIPS
Compulsory Licenses & Government Use - Workshop on Flexibilities in International Intellectual Property Rules and Local Production of Pharmaceuticals for the Southern, Central and West African Region, December 7 : 9, 2009Compulsory Licenses
Computer Software Protection In Nigeria by Akinjide & Co, April 1, 1997Copyright
Consolidated Documents Relating to Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Rev. 2, February 8, 2013Genetic Resources
Contemporary Concerns and Development on Copyright Law and Practice in Nigeria by A.O. AluboCopyright
Continental Pharmaceutical Ltd. (CPL) Industries Ltd v. Sterling Products Nig. Plc and SmithKline BeechamCase Law
Contribution of Intellectual Property to Nigerian Economy: Policies for Future Growth by Obatosin Ogunkeye, June, 2013Intellectual Property
Copyright Exploitation, Film, TV and New Media Market for Nigerian Movies, WIPO National Seminar on Intellectual Property Rights for Professionals in the Film Industry, Lagos, October 13 -14, 2008Nigerian Video Industry
Copyright Exploitation: A Discussion of the Film, TV and New Media Market for Nigerian Products both inside and outside Nigeria by John AseinCopyright
Copyright Exploitation: Mainframe Productions as a Case Study of the Film, Television and New Media Markets within and Without by Tunde Kelani Nigerian Video Industry
Copyright Law and the Recognition of Folklore Creations and Folk Medicine in Africa by Ayoyemi Lawal Arowolo, Journal of Black and African Arts and Civilization, January 1, 2011Protection of Folklore
Copyright Law: Application and Enforcement for the Media Producer by Marisella Ouma, National Seminar on Intellectual Property Rights for Professionals in the Film Industry, Lagos, October 13 -14, 2008Nigerian Video Industry
Copyright Law: Influence on the Use of Information Resources in Nigeria by Ogie Resnold Omoba and Florence Adeola OmobaCopyright
Copyright: The defence of fair dealing (1) by Kaine Agary, February 10, 2013, The Punch NewspaperCopyright
Copyright: The defence of fair dealing (2) by Kaine Agary, February 24, 2013, The Punch NewspaperCopyright
Counterfeit and Substandard Drugs by Marcus M. Reìdenberg, and Bradley A. Connor, Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics Vol. 69 No. 4, April 2001.Anti-counterfeiting
Counterfeit and Substandard Drugs, Nigeria's Experience: Implications, Challenges, Actions and Recommendations by Dora Akunyili, Former Director of NAFDAC, March 10 - 11, 2010Anti-counterfeiting
Counterfeit Drugs and Pharmacovigilance by Dora Akunyili, 25 May 2005Anti-counterfeiting
Counterfeit Drugs in Nigeria and Current Interventions by Ekinadese E. Aburime, April 27, 2003Anti-counterfeiting
Counterfeit Drugs in Nigeria: A threat to public health by Olusegun Akinyandenu, Academic Journals Vol. 7(36), pp. 2571-2576, 29, September, 2013Anti-counterfeiting
Counterfeit Medicines & Patients’ Safety A global threat March 2012Anti-counterfeiting
Counterfeit Medicines Impact and Potential Solutions, October 2-3, 2012Anti-counterfeiting
Counterfeit Medicines in Nigeria, prepared by Eric O. Moore, Marc J. Roberts and Michael R. Reich, 2009Anti-counterfeiting
Counterfeit or Substandard Antimicrobial Drugs: A Review of the Scientific Evidence, by Theodore Kelesidis, Iosif Kelesidis, Petros I. Rafailidis, and Matthew E. Falagas, J. Antimicrob. Chemother. (2007)Access to Medicines
Counterfeit or Substandard? Assessing Price and Non-Price Signals of Drug Quality by Roger Bate, Ginger Zhe Jin and Aparna Mathur, November 15, 2012Access to Medicines
Counterfeit Pharmaceuticals: Current Status and Future Projections by Albert I. Wertheimer, Nicole M. Chaney, and Thomas SantellaAnti-counterfeiting
Court Case: Registered Trustees of Intellectual Property Lawyers Association v. The Registrar, Trademarks, Patents and Designs and Anor. Suit No. FHC/ABJ/CS/579/12Case Review
Cowpact Disc Technologies Ltd. v. Musical Copyright Society of NigeriaCase Law
Creative Expressions: An Introduction to Copyright and Neighbouring Rights for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises in Nigeria, Intellectual Property for Business Issues No. 4Copyright
Creative Expressions: An Introduction to Copyright and Neighbouring Rights for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises in Nigeria, WIPO publication No. 918.Copyright
Creative Industries and Information Economics: The Case of Nigerian Video by Ramon LobatoNigerian Video Industry
Current Status and Future Requirements of National IP Education and Training Programme in NigeriaIntellectual Property Regime
Cyber Capacity without Cyber Security: A Case Study of Nigeria’s National Policy for Information Technology (NPFIT) by Roseline Obada Moses-Òkè, The Journal of Philosophy, Science & Law Volume 12, May 30, 2012R&D and Innovation
(De)-Bureaucratisation of Intellectual Property Administration in Nigeria by Okechukwu Timothy Umahi, February 28, 2012Intellectual Property Regime
December 10, 2012 : Nigeria needs over N700 bn for anti-retroviral drugs : NACANews Reports
December 11, 2012 : FG Inaugurates Technology and Innovation Centre by Crusoe OsagieNews Reports
December 12, 2013 - Pharmaceutical firms stuck by poor packaging, imports by Odinaka Anudu | Business DayNews Reports
December 13, 2005 - Solexa uses Genome Analyser to map human genomeNews Reports
December 14, 2012 : No More Hiding Place for Movie Pirates in Onitsha : FVPMANNews Reports
December 15, 2013 - Fake Drugs: NAFDAC Closes 20 Shops in Benue by Jude UgochukwuNews Reports
December 17, 2013 - Piracy to hit $16.6 billion by 2016 : Microsoft by Nigerian BulletinNews Reports
December 18, 2008 - Poisoned medicine kills dozens of children in Nigeria by Christian PurefoyNews Reports
December 19, 2012 : Nigeria Has 4.5% PC Penetration : NBSNews Reports
December 19, 2013 - West Africa’s fight against software piracy needs to be intensified, says Microsoft by Henry IfeanyiNews Reports
December 2, 2008 - NAFDAC launches counterfeit raidNews Reports
December 20, 2013 - End to Crisis Likely as Reps ask NCC to Register MCSN by Ngozi EmedolibeNews Reports
December 21, 2011 - Nigerian Copyright Commission Disconnects TV ViewersNews Reports
December 23, 2013 - Intellectual property: Artists sue Nigerian Breweries for N250m by Kayode KetefeNews Reports
December 24, 2013 - Nollywood improves quality, leaps to N1.72bn revenue in 2013 by Funke Osae-BrownNews Reports
December 28, 2012 - Swiss textile gets low patronage from NigeriaNews Reports
December 3, 2012 - NAFDAC and Kano State Government jointly destroys N600m fake drugsNews Reports

December 4, 2012 - Wanted: Intellectual property laws reform by Joseph Jibueze

News Reports
December 4, 2012 : Milestones in HIV treatment, care and support in Nigeria since 2008 by Sola OgundipeNews Reports
December 4, 2012 : MSD introduces new HIV drug, Atripla by Chioma ObinnaNews Reports
December 5, 2013 - NCC Sensitise Four Secondary Schools in Yola by Nigerian Copyright CommissionNews Reports
December 7, 2013 - Federal High Court Upholds Hearing of all Charges against MCSN by NCCNews Reports
December 9, 2013 - Nigeria Broadcast Commission, NBC, to intervene in musicians’ feud with TV stations by Micheal AbimboyeNews Reports
Degraded Images, Distorted Sounds: Nigerian Video and the Infrastructure of Piracy by Brian Larkin, Public Culture Volume 16, Number 2, Spring 2004 pp. 289-314
    Nigerian Film Industry and Copyright
    Densy Industries (Nig) Ltd. v. UzokweCase Law
    Developing Countries and International Intellectual Property Standard-setting by Peter DrahosIntellectual Property Regime
    Developments in Intellectual Property in Nigeria by Professor Adebambo AdewopoIntellectual Property Regime
    Diethylene glycol poisoning in Nigerian children by Okuonghae, Ighogboja, Lawson and NwanaNAFDAC
    Digital Content Production in Nigeria and Brazil: A Case for Cultural Optimum by Sean PagerDigital Content Production
    Digital Librarians and the Challenges of Open Access to Knowledge: The Michael Okpara University of Agriculture (MOUAU) Library Experience by Chimezie Patrick Uzuegbu and Faustinus McAlbert, May 1, 2012.Access to Knowledge
    Digital Media, Intellectual Property Rights and the Nigerian Film Industry by Yomi Olugbodi and Steve Anu' AdesemoyeDigital Media and Nigerian Film Industry
    Digitization, Intellectual Property Rights and Access to Traditional Medicine Knowledge in Developing Countries - the Nigerian Experience by Gideon Emcee ChristianTraditional Medicine Knowledge
    Digitizing Resources for University of Nigeria Repository: Process and Challenges by Helen Nneka Eke, Received May 23, 2011; Accepted June 24, 2011Access to Knowledge
    Digitizing Resources in Nigeria: An Overview by Stephen A. Akintunde and Ruth AnjoAccess to Knowledge
    Does intellectual property protection spur technological change? by Sunil Kanwar and Robert E. Evenson, June 2001R&D and Innovation
    Domestic Legislation and Court Decisions on Intellectual Property Rights and Public Health in Nigeria by Cecilia Oh, 2011IP Reform
    Drug Prohibition and the Problem of Conformity in Nigeria by Ogege Samuel Omadjohwoefe, 2010Access to Medicines
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      February 12, 2013 : NAFDAC enlists Pharmasecure, UBQTNews Reports
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      February 22, 2012 - Man re-arrested over illegal possession of copyright materials by Innocent AnabaNews Reports
      February 22, 2013 : Attitudinal change’ll help reduce counterfeit drugs —NAFDAC DGNews Reports
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      February 24, 2012 - Asa Battles Questionmark Over Alleged Copyright Infringement

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      February 24, 2013 : Paul Play engages MTN, Ultima in legal battleNews Reports
      February 27, 2013 - Raman Spectroscopic Device in Fight Against Counterfeit DrugsNews Reports
      February 28, 2013 : Intel Global to Partner Local Software Developers by Ojo MaduekweNews Reports
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      February 5, 2013 : Anti-counterfeiting technology: NAFDAC Enlists Pharmasecure, UBQT by Chioma ObinnaNews Reports
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      Food Franchise as a Business Development Strategy in NigeriaFranchising
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      Intellectual Property Protection in Nigeria: The Position of the Law on Copyright Infringement and Protection by Olusola Adun Copyright
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      Interactions Between Patent Medicine Vendors and Customers in Urban and Rural Nigeria by Brieger WR, Osamor PE, Salami KK, Oladepo O, Otusanya SA., May 19, 2004Access to Medicines
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      Issues and challenges to the development of open access institutional repositories in academic and research institutions in Nigeria by Gideon Emcee Christian, December 2008Access to Knowledge
      Issues in Intellectual Property Law in Nigeria by Aelex Legal Practitioners & ArbitratorsIntellectual Property Regime

      Research Articles and PapersFocus Area
      January 1, 2014 - Jonathan re-appoints NAFDAC Director-General, others by Ogala EmmanuelNews Reports
      January 10, 2013 : Nigerian texters to take on the drug counterfeiters by Will RossNews Reports
      January 11, 2013 : NAFDAC Warns against Use of UNIBEN Don’s ‘HIV/AIDS Cure’ by Patrick Ugeh in Abuja and Adibe EmenyonuNews Reports
      January 14, 2013 : Nigerian texters to take on the drug counterfeiters by Ja’afar Ibrahim wrote, Public Relation and Protocol Unit of NAFDACNews Reports
      January 14, 2013 : Re: Nigerian texters to take on the drug counterfeiters --NAFDACNews Reports
      January 17, 2012 - Fake, dodgy drugs drive malaria crisis in Africa by Sarah BoselleyNews Reports

      January 20, 2013 - Why NAFDAC’s Mobile Authentication Service Is Compulsory, By Chukwu

      News Reports
      January 20, 2013 : FG Constitutes New Board of Teaching Hospitals, NAFDACNews Reports
      January 26, 2013 : FG Told to Enforce Intellectual Property LawNews Reports
      January 28, 2013 - The 20th Ordinary Session of the African Union (AU) SummitNews Reports
      January 28, 2013 : GSK boosts investment in Nigeria, India consumer healthcare with N156bnNews Reports
      January 29, 2013 : Copyright Commission : Piracy Convictions TripleNews Reports
      January 29, 2013 : MTN Nigeria Ready For Mobile Number PortabilityNews Reports
      January 29, 2013 : Nigerian pharma sector can meet local demand of ARV drugs : AGBA by Sola OgundipeNews Reports
      January 30, 2003 - Nigeria bans fruit juice importsNews Reports
      January 30, 2003 - Nigeria bans fruit juice importsNews Reports
      January 30, 2013 : Nigeria Records 110.3 Million Active Subscribers As Number of Inactive Lines SoarNews Reports
      January 30, 2013: Copyright Commission impounds N4.3bn pirated goods in 2012 by Emmanuel ElebekeNews Reports
      January 5, 2012 - The future of Africa’s agricultural sector by Monty JonesNews Reports
      January 7, 2013 : Phone Tariffs To Become Cheaper With Number PortabilityNews Reports
      January 7, 2014 - NAFDAC suspends use of Nigerian government’s ‘substandard’ HIV drug by Tobore OvuorieNews Reports
      January 7, 2014 - NCC Consficates 1x20ft Shipping Container Of Pirated Books by NCCNews Reports
      January 7, 2014 - Unending battle against software piracy | National MirrorNews Reports
      January 8, 2004 - Nigeria bans textile importsNews Reports
      January 8, 2004 - Nigeria bans textile imports, BBC NewsNews Reports
      January 8, 2013 - Raising the Bar on Agricultural Innovation by Wendy AtkinsNews Reports
      January 8, 2014 - 1% use of genuine software can contribute $73b to global economy” by Emeka Aginam | VanguardNews Reports
      January 8, 2014 - Okoroji reveals COSON-BON/IBAN conflict will end soon | Daily PostNews Reports
      Judgement on the Accreditation Requirement for Online Trademark Registration in NigeriaTrademarks Registry's Online Accreditation
      July 1, 2009 - Racism debate after Russian and Nigerian gas companies combine to form 'Nigaz'News Reports
      July 10, 2013 - Companies that Provide Anti-counterfeiting Technology in Nigeria | NLIPWNews Reports
      July 12, 2005 : Bad Medicine | BBCNews Reports
      July 12, 2005 : One woman’s war with fake drugs by Olenka Frenkie News Reports
      July 12, 2010 - Merck's Nigeria test shows off anti-counterfeiting tech by George MillerNews Reports
      July 12, 2012 : iROKO Partners To Sue Afrinolly Over Copyright Infringement by Loy OkezieNews Reports
      July 12, 2012 : Nigeria Copyright Commission Seize 7 Containers Of Pirated BooksNews Reports
      July 14, 2012 : iROKO Partners Takes Legal Action Against AfrinollyNews Reports
      July 14, 2013 - NAFDAC warns parents against patronising unregistered juice by Hassan JohnNews Reports
      July 14, 2013 - Nigeria: 3D Printing Already in Motion! by NLIPWNews Reports
      July 15, 2012 - iROKO Tv battles Afrinolly by Ayo OmodaraNews Reports
      July 19, 2013 - Some Basic Facts about Advertising in Nigeria by NLIPWNews Reports
      July 23, 2012 : Invest in African R&D to boost manufacturing: WAPMA and PMGMAN’s pleaNews Reports
      July 25, 2013 - Pharmacy council harps on research for local production by Wole OyebadeNews Reports
      July 26, 2012 : NNPC Unveils Its Own Data Centre by TechLoyNews Reports
      July 3, 2012 : Firm Fights Software Piracy in Nigeria by Chris AgabiNews Reports
      July 5, 2012 - Nigerian Oil and Gas companies win big with Intellectual Property and crude oil lifting contracts by Olufola Wusu | Megathos Law PracticeNews Reports
      July 6, 2013 - 10 Simple Ways to Protect Yourself from Counterfeit Drugs in Nigeria | NLIPWNews Reports
      June 10, 2012 - 25% of drugs consumed in Nigeria are fake by Gbenro AdeoyeNews Reports
      June 11, 2012 - Police uncover fakers of OMO, Peak Milk, other products in Aba by Godfrey OfurumNews Reports
      June 14, 2007 - To test or not to test? The glycerin debateNews Reports
      June 15, 2012 - Nigerian Copyright Commission clamps down on end user software pirates by Emeka AginamNews Reports
      June 16, 2013 - Renewed fight against fake drugs in Africa takes off by Chukwuma Muanya and Bertram NwannekanmaNews Reports
      June 17, 2013 - Atoki: Importation of Substandard Goods Killing Local Industries by Yinka KolawoleNews Reports
      June 19, 2012 - In the Matter of a Bill for an Act to Amend the Copyright Act CAP C28 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004 to Provide for Better Protection of Copyright in the Digital Environment by ChukwuyereNews Reports
      June 2, 2009 - Nigaz name sparks racism debate | BBC NewsNews Reports
      June 20, 2012 - Software piracy: Copyright Commission takes war to users by Emeka Aginam News Reports
      June 2007 - The Nollywood Phenomenon, Source WIPO MagazineNews Reports
      June 2012 : Nigeria’s Anti-Piracy Drive Yields Results by Afam EzekudeNews Reports
      June 22, 2011 - Brand protection firm seeks to rope in drug firms | Business StandardsNews Reports
      June 26, 2008 - Counterfeiting conference to hear of burden in developing worldNews Reports
      June 29, 2009 - Gazprom accused of branding fail over Nigerian joint venture 'Nigaz' by Jennifer WhiteheadNews Reports
      June 29, 2009 - The conception of ‘Nigaz Energy Limited’: Matters arising | Business DayNews Reports
      June 30, 2009 : Branding blunder gives Russia-Nigeria energy linkup a bad nameNews Reports
      June 5, 2013 - Detecting Counterfeit Drugs via NAFDAC's Mobile Authentication Service by Martins F.O. IkhilaeNews Reports

      June 5, 2013 - Why fake drugs flourish in Nigerian market –Akunyili by Chris Eze, Yenagoa

      News Reports
      June 9, 2011 - How to Successfully Use Anti-Counterfeiting Technologies to Reduce Costs and Increase Your Business Value by PharmaIQNews Reports

      Research Articles and PapersFocus Area
      Law and Policy on the Registration of Technology Transfer Transactions in Nigeria by Osunbor A. Oserheimen, Journal of World Trade Law, Vol. 21 No. 5, pg 13-30R&D and Innovation
      Legal and Judicial Protection of Trademarks in Nigeria: A Retrospective Examination by Alao Akin., 1999Trademarks Protection
      Legal Framework for Collective Management in Nigeria by Olukunle Ola, SpringerBriefs in Law 2013, pp 23-48 Collecting Societies
      Legal Issues on Pharmaceutical Trademarks and Patents in Nigeria by Tunde Oyesina, April 19, 2010Patents
      Legal Protection for Intellectual Property, May 21, 2012 - Olufola Wusu PunchIntellectual Property Regime
      Legal Protection Of Product Dresses Under Nigerian Law by Chike B. Okosa of Jachin Boaz, 2003Trademarks Protection
      Lessons from Bioprospecting in India and Nigeria by Moran Katy, April 2, 2010Bioprospecting
      Lessons from Nigeria: the fight against counterfeit drugs in Africa by Dr. Dora Akunyili, Diabetes Voice, September 2006, Vol. 51, Issue 3Anti-counterfeiting
      Limits of Copyright Protection in Contemporary Nigeria: Re-examining the relevance of the Nigerian Copyright Act in Today's Digital and Computer Age by Heman Philip Faga and O. NgoziDigital Media and Copyright
      Local Knowledge as Tapped Knowledge: Intellectual Property, Culture, Power and Politics by Chidi Oguamanam, The Journal of World Intellectual Property Vol. 11 Issue 1, January 1, 2008, pg 29-57Traditional Knowledge Systems
      Localizing Intellectual Property in the Globalization Epoch: The Integration of Indigenous Knowledge by Chidi Oguamanam, Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies, Vol. 11 Issue 2, August, 30, 2004, pg 135-139Traditional Knowledge Systems
      Lost in Transition? Traditional healers of South East Nigeria and the Delegitimization of traditional knowledge cultural expressions in the age of modernity by Ikechi Mgbeoji, November 30, 2006. Source: WIPO PanelTraditional Knowledge Systems
      Lost in Translation? The Rhetoric of Protecting Indigenous Knowledge in International Law and the Omnipresent Reality of Biopiracy by Ikechi Mgbeoji, 2007Traditional Knowledge Systems

      Research Articles and PapersFocus Area
      Management of Nigerian Copyright law and the Open Access initiative: a brigde to attaining information for all in Nigeria by Chimezie Uzuegbu, Nigerian Library Association, 49 National Conference and Annual General Meeting, July 15, 2011, pg. 134Access to Knowledge
      March 1, 2013 - It’s Africa’s time now by Lloyd GedgeNews Reports
      March 1, 2013 -Nigeria Partners Cameroon against fake drugsNews Reports
      March 11, 2013 : Accenture wants effective integration of ICT into Nigeria’s educational system, schoolsNews Reports
      March 11, 2013 : Big Piracy Business In Alaba MarketNews Reports
      March 11, 2013 : NAFDAC Proposes Stiffer Penalties for Drug Offender by Okon BasseyNews Reports
      March 11, 2013 : Nigerian Copyright Commission goes tough on piracy, prosecute 40 cases in 2 years by Province ObuhNews Reports
      March 12, 2013 : African Political and Business Leaders Focus On Intellectual Property At UN-Backed Forum: Source UN News CenterNews Reports
      March 12, 2013 : Microsoft study highlights dangers of using counterfeit softwareNews Reports
      March 13, 2009 - Seizure of drug shipment threatens ARV accessNews Reports

      March 13, 2013 - World Economic Forum Lists 21 Africans Amongst Young Global Leaders 2013

      News Reports
      March 14, 2005 - One in seven drugs fake worldwide, claims reportNews Reports
      March 14, 2011 - A random walk down Telecare Lane…by Donna CusanoNews Reports
      March 14, 2012 - Ranbaxy stakes claim on African drugs production market with new Moroccan plantNews Reports
      March 14, 2013 : Checking the Menace of Counterfeits and Pirated SoftwareNews Reports
      March 16, 2011 - GSK introduces SMS service to combat Nigerian counterfeitsNews Reports
      March 16, 2012 : Meet the Seven Nominees for the First Innovation Prize for Africa Scheduled to hold in EthiopiaNews Reports
      March 17, 2013 - NAFDAC Introduces Small Business Support DeskNews Reports
      March 17, 2013 - 'Rallying People for Reforms in Advertising Industry, a Huge Task'News Reports
      March 18, 2013 : BREAKING NEWS!!! Container Of N300 Million Suspected Pirated DVDs Seized By Copyright Commission, CustomsNews Reports
      March 18, 2013 : Iroko’s Jason Njoku Is Creating The Next Netflix In NigeriaNews Reports
      March 18, 2013 : Microsoft study highlights dangers of using counterfeit softwareNews Reports
      March 18, 2013 : NCS confiscate N300m worth of suspected DVDs by Emmanuel Elebeke News Reports
      March 19, 2013 : NAFDAC Facilitates Donation of Free ARVs to Benue by Sola OgundipeNews Reports
      March 2, 2013 : ‘Nigeria Imported U.S.$138 Million Textile From India in 2012′News Reports
      March 2, 2013 : Digital Site Taps Into Nollywood by Christopher VourliasNews Reports
      March 2009 - The Modern Tale of Nigerian Wax-Resist TextilesNews Reports
      March 21, 2012 : Nigerian Courts Step Up Against Copyright Piracy: 18 Convicted by Afam Ezekude News Reports
      March 21, 2013 : Exploring Nigeria’s Untapped Software IndustryNews Reports
      March 21, 2013 : Nigerian Invents Fastest, Safest Oil Spill Cleaner by Eberle Orakpo.News Reports
      March 21, 2013 : Police Uncover Fake Drugs Factory in Lagos by Evelyn Usuman and Uju MbanusiNews Reports
      March 22, 2011 - Acumen Fund Invests in Sproxil, Inc. to Combat Counterfeit Medicine Using Mobile TechnologyNews Reports
      March 22, 2011 - Sproxil lands $1.8 million to fight fake drugs by Ciara BryneNews Reports
      March 22, 2013 - Chinua Achebe dead at 82: Nigerian novelist has been called the father of modern African literatureNews Reports
      March 22, 2013 - Customs-Nigeria: Encouraging compliance with Nigeria trade hub portalNews Reports

      March 22, 2013 - Weak Regulation, Setback for Consumer Protection, Experts Assert by Raheem Akingbolu

      News Reports
      March 22, 2013 : Fresh SON Guidelines to Reduce Substandard Products by 30%News Reports
      March 22, 2013 : NAFDAC Partners NIS Over Fake Drugs by Ruby Leo and Judd Leonard OkaforNews Reports
      March 23, 2013 : Ministerial meeting agrees priorities for innovation by Wagdy SawaheNews Reports
      March 23, 2013 : Nigerian Communications Commission Fines MTN N90 Million for Non-ComplianceNews Reports
      March 23, 2013 : Nigerian Copyright Commission… Stepping Up Anti-Piracy War by Gbenga SalauNews Reports
      March 24, 2013 - The acronym APC is our intellectual property” : CPC vehemently denies plans for name changeNews Reports
      March 25, 2013 - SON DG Explains New SONCAP GuidelinesNews Reports
      March 25, 2013 : Diverging Views On IPR Protection Needs In Africa Emerge At IP Workshop by Rachel Marusak HermannNews Reports
      March 25, 2013 : Nollywood rated third globally in revenue earnings, says NEXIM Bank MDNews Reports
      March 26, 2013 - Two Broadcast Piracy Suspects Arrested, N2 Million Infringing Gadgets Impounded in Port HarcourtNews Reports
      March 26, 2013 : Circulation Of Fake Drugs, Our Greatest Challenge : NAFDACNews Reports
      March 26, 2013 : Copyright society tasks African countries on cross border royalty paymentsNews Reports
      March 26, 2013 : Four Ministers Shun Senate Over Local Industry BillNews Reports
      March 26, 2013 : NAFDAC raises alarm over illegal drugs sale in KebbiNews Reports
      March 26, 2013 : NCC Builds Corps of IP Experts, Charged to Train Judges on IP LawNews Reports
      March 27, 2012 : More than 80% of Nigerian anti-malarials fail USP tests; studyNews Reports
      March 27, 2013 : BRICS trade ministers reach agreements in DurbanNews Reports
      March 27, 2013 : NAFDAC seeks life jail term for convicts News Reports
      March 27, 2013 : Nigeria to strengthen it’s Standards Organization’s operationsNews Reports
      March 27, 2013 : More than 80% of Nigerian anti-malarials fail USP tests; study by Nick TaylorNews Reports
      March 28, 2013 - Sproxil aims to make counterfeiting unprofitable in Africa with mobile product authenticationNews Reports
      March 28, 2013 : Metro Diplomacy by Robert D. HormatsNews Reports
      March 28, 2013 : Nigeria’s space race by Tomi OladipoNews Reports
      March 30, 2013 : Examining The Role Of Tech Startups In Africa’s DevelopmentNews Reports
      March 30, 2013 : NAFDAC arrests brothers, impounds N25m fake ‘Alomo Bitters’News Reports
      March 30, 2013 : NAFDAC Arrests Two, Impounds N25m Fake ProductsNews Reports
      March 31, 2013 - 2 Nigerian scientists bag UNESCO-L’Oreal 2013 awardNews Reports
      March 31, 2013 : Nigeria spends N78.5bn per annum to import insulinNews Reports
      March 31, 2013 : Nigeria: Army Now Produces Anti : Malaria Drugs : Brig Gen ChichiNews Reports
      March 4, 2012 - Fake drugs: A time bomb from which no one is safe by Solaade Ayo-AdereleNews Reports
      March 4, 2013 - IBM Collaborates with Business Partner Sproxil in Emerging Markets to Combat Counterfeit DrugsNews Reports
      March 4, 2013 : Fake drugs: A time bomb from which no one is safe by Solaade Ayo-AdereleNews Reports
      March 4, 2013 : President Goodluck Jonathan splashes N3 billion new grant on NollywoodNews Reports
      March 6, 2011 - GlaxoSmithKline develops new technology to detect counterfeit drugs by Toly TimiNews Reports
      March 6, 2013 : NAFDAC DG calls for effective policing of rural areasNews Reports
      March 7, 2011 - Handheld spectrometers improving drug Quality in Nigeria, says AEINews Reports
      March 7, 2011 - How to identify fake Ampiclox by Sylva IfedigboNews Reports

      March 7, 2013 - Winning the war against fake drugs

      News Reports
      March 7, 2013 : NAFDAC begins verification of HIV cure claimsNews Reports
      March 7, 2013 : Nigeria: Expert Challenges Local Software Developers On Global Applications By Emma OkonjiNews Reports
      March 8, 2013 : Indian pharmaceutical products in Nigeria hit $307m in 2012 News Reports
      March 8, 2013 : Microsoft Tasks FG On PiracyNews Reports
      March 9, 2012 - Arise Magazine Lagos Fashion Week Sued for Copyright Infringement : In Contempt of Court to Hold 2nd Edition of the Fashion Week Lagos”News Reports
      May 1, 2013 - NYSC, NAFDAC partner against fakers in IbadanNews Reports
      May 1, 2013 - SON to rid Nigeria of sub-standard goods by Ahmed IbitoyeNews Reports
      May 1, 2013 -SON warns Nigerian consumers against fairly used products by Premium TimesNews Reports
      May 10, 2012 : HP, Microsoft Move to Protect Intellectual Property RightNews Reports
      May 10, 2013 - Trader Arrested With N106m Worth Of Fake Condoms, DrugsNews Reports
      May 11, 2013 - China continues to push fake drugs and food products into Nigeria newsNews Reports
      May 12, 2008 - Trade Mark And Service Mark, Not the Same Not By a Long StretchNews Reports
      May 12, 2013 - DPR debunks rumour of sub-standard gas by Adeniyi AkinlolaNews Reports
      May 12, 2013 - NAFDAC and the Challenge of Drug Hawking by Haruna IsaNews Reports
      May 13, 2013 - Africa Losing Out On Clean Energy Technology Patents by Ephraim Batambuze IIINews Reports
      May 16, 2013 - Protecting creativity in software, entertainment industry: The Nigerian challenge by Uchendu AmutaNews Reports
      May 17, 2013 - Depoliticising the War Against Fake DrugsNews Reports
      May 2, 2013 - Stakeholders Seek Firmer Laws for IP Protection by Amaka EzeNews Reports
      May 2, 2013 -Over 30,000 .ng Domain Names Sold So FarNews Reports
      May 22, 2013 - Fake drugs: NAFDAC records big haul by Chioma ObinnaNews Reports
      May 23, 2012 : Nigeria arrests 45 illegal Chinese textile tradersNews Reports
      May 24, 2012 - When You Can't Innovate, Copy by Ndubisi EkekweNews Reports
      May 29, 2008 - Nigerian counterfeit drug seizureNews Reports
      May 3, 2012 - Sproxil taps IBM analytics to tackle medication counterfeitingNews Reports
      May 5, 2006 : Nigeria’s Trademark Laws: in Dire Need of Complete Overhaul by Lara KayodeNews Reports
      May 5, 2011 - Intellectual Property affects every Consumable --Bankole Sodipo by Ugochi EleanyaNews Reports
      May 5, 2013 - CMO registration: MCSN wants court to void COSON’s approval •As COSON invites Finnish for lecture by Tade MakindeNews Reports
      May 5, 2013 - NAFDAC moves to standardise products, attract WHO’s prequalification for manufacturers, says Orhii by Emeka AnuforoNews Reports
      May 7, 2013 - ‘Nigeria needs Intellectual Property policy’ by Bertram NwannekanmaNews Reports
      May 7, 2013 - NAFDAC DG advocates focus on agriculture by Johnson Babajide : MakurdiNews Reports
      May 7, 2013 - NCC Seizes N4.8Bn from Pirates by Nigeria Communications WeekNews Reports
      May 8, 2013 - Appeal Court orders retrial of NAFDAC’s case against Indian by Innocent AnabaNews Reports
      May 8, 2013 - COSON Music Foundation promises artistes better futureNews Reports
      May 8, 2013 - Court ruling adds twist to MCSN, COSON tussle by Ngozi EmedolibeNews Reports
      May 8, 2013 - MCSN alleges undue interference in cases with NCC by Bertram NwannekanmaNews Reports
      May 8, 2013 - Nigeria: a market big enough to sweat the (serious) challenges by Alex PorterNews Reports
      May 9, 2013 - Celebrating intellectual property in NigeriaNews Reports
      May 9, 2013 - China tops sources of fake drugs to Nigeria, says NAFDACNews Reports
      Media Reports on Actions Against Piracy, Counterfeiting & Substandard Products in Nigeria: August to December 2013 | NLIPWAnti-counterfeiting
      Media Reports on Piracy & Counterfeiting in Nigeria Vol. 1 No. 10 eDigestCounterfeits, Counterfeiting, Anti-Counterfeiting, Piracy
      Misaligned Stances on the Effectiveness of Copyright Enforcement in Nigeria by Tracy AyodeleCopyright
      Most Read Articles from 2013 | NLIPWNLIPW Articles from 2013
      Musical Copyright Society Nigeria Ltd./Gte v. Adeokin RecordsCase Law
      Musical Copyright Society Nigeria Ltd./Gte v. Adeokin RecordsCase Law
      Musical Copyright Society Nigeria v. Details Nigeria LimitedCase Law
      NAFDAC: Guidelines for Donation of Vaccines in Nigeria NAFDAC/RR/021/00NAFDAC and Access to Medicines

      Research Articles and PapersFocus Area
      NARICT and the Promise of Chemical Technology in NigeriaR&D and Innovation
      National Trade Estimate Report on Foreign Trade Barriers, United States Trade Representative, 2013Barriers to Trade
      National Workshop on Developing Intellectual Property Policies and Establishing Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer Offices in Tertiary and Research Institutions - Nigeria's Experiences in Technology Collaboration, November 6-8, 2006R&D and Innovation
      New and Not Against Public Order or Morality: The Threshold for Industrial Design Registration in NigeriaIndustrial Design
      New Developments and Challenges in the Protection of Intellectual Property Rights (IPRS): A Nigerian Perspective by Caroline T. Owoseni, National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion, May 29 to 31, 2001Intellectual Property Regime
      Niger Chemists v. Nigeria ChemistsCase Law
      Nigeria and International Intellectual Property Environment - What Producers Need to Know, presented by Bankole Sodipo, October 14, 2008Nigerian Film Industry and Copyright
      Nigeria and International Intellectual Property Environment - What Producers Need to Know, presented by Efere Ozako, October 14, 2008Nigerian Film Industry and Copyright
      Nigeria: Licensing and intellectual property, May 11, 2007Licensing
      Nigeria: National Biodiversity Strategy and Action PlanBiodiversity and Biotechnology
      Nigeria’s Research System and the Culture of Patenting by Adesina Ayobami OyewalePatents
      Nigerian Bottling Company v. Demola OlarewajuCase Law
      Nigerian Collective Management of Copyright: In the Right Direction or Going Amiss? by Ola Olukunle, SpringerBriefs in Law 2013, pp 79-96Collecting Societies
      Nigerian Copyright Commission List of Convictions | January 2011 to July 2013Copyright
      Nigerian Copyright Commission, Achievements for 2012NCC Report
      Nigerian Copyright Law: The Need for Reform by Funsho, Femi M., February 2000IP Reform
      Nigerian Entertainment Industry and Piracy by Uche Ewelukwa-Ofodile, March 24, 2010Piracy
      Nigerian Intellectual Property: Overview of Developments & Practice by Uche NwokochaIntellectual Property Regime
      Nigerian Law Intellectual Property Watch (NLIPW) April 2013 NewsletterIP Newsletter
      Nigerian Law Intellectual Property Watch (NLIPW) August 2013 NewsletterIP Newsletter
      Nigerian Law Intellectual Property Watch (NLIPW) July 2013 NewsletterIP Newsletter
      Nigerian Law Intellectual Property Watch (NLIPW) June 2013 NewsletterIP Newsletter
      Nigerian Law Intellectual Property Watch (NLIPW) May 2013 NewsletterIP Newsletter
      Nigerian Law Intellectual Property Watch (NLIPW) September 2013 NewsletterIP Newsletter
      Nigeria's Comments/Views on the Revised Draft Ministerial Declaration, 2 November 2001IP Reform
      Nigeria's Copyrights Regime: A New Dawn by Detail Solicitors, June 15, 2008IP Reform
      Nigeria's Research System and the Culture of Patenting by Dr. A. A. Oyewole, paper Presented at the Intellectual Property Rights for Business and Society, London Conference, September 14 and 15, 2006.Patents
      Nollywood: The Nigerian Film Industry by Mridul Chowdhury, Tamas Landesz, Massimiliano Santini, Luis Tejada and Gloria Visconti, Harvard Kennedy School of Government, May 2, 2008The Nigerian Film Industry
      November 1, 2010 - Nigeria Embraces Anti-Counterfeiting Technology In Fight Against Fake DrugsNews Reports
      November 11, 2013 - Calabar Carnival: COSON drags Cross River to courtNews Reports
      November 11, 2013 - Egbesola: Nigerian SMEs Can Generate over N800bn Annually by Crusoe OsagieNews Reports
      November 13, 2011 - Fake drugs everywhere by Martins MartinNews Reports
      November 13, 2013 - Piracy: Milking Nollywood dry… the East African connection by Ngozi EmedolibeNews Reports
      November 14, 2013 - NAFDAC, IITA flag off awareness on aflatoxin in Nigeria by Premium TimesNews Reports
      November 14, 2013 - Re: Musical Society of Nigeria at 30; Nollywood at 20 (Nigeria’s Entertainment Industry Coming of Age) by Uche OfodileNews Reports
      November 15, 2012 - TNI BioTech, Inc. Signs Exclusive Distributor Agreement for Federal Republic of Nigeria with G-Ex Technologies/St. Maris Pharma & GB Pharma Holdings LLCNews Reports
      November 15, 2013 - NAFDAC Pledges to Curb Corruption among StaffNews Reports
      November 17, 2013 - SON Calls For More Patronage Of Nigeria Made GoodsNews Reports
      November 17, 2013 - SON Calls For More Patronage Of Nigeria Made GoodsNews Reports
      November 18, 2013 - Dansa faults NAFDAC on 100% pure juice claim by Charles NwagujiNews Reports
      November 19, 2012 - Taking Nollywood To Next LevelNews Reports
      November 19, 2013 - NAFDAC, IITA Begin Awareness on Aflatoxin in NigeriaNews Reports
      November 20, 2013 - NAFDAC labs get American accreditation by Bukola AdebayoNews Reports
      November 20, 2013 - SON challenges manufacturers to embrace SONCAP registration by Adesanya AlaoNews Reports
      November 20, 2013 - SON challenges manufacturers to embrace SONCAP registration by Adesanya AlaoNews Reports
      November 2000 - Reprography and copyright in Nigeria Ajibola Maxwell OyinloyeNews Reports
      November 22, 2012 : Creative industries: Influence beyond African bordersNews Reports
      November 22, 2013 - Nigeria’s entertainment industry & trademark law: lessons from Ludacris by Uche OfodileNews Reports
      November 22, 2013 - Police discovers illegal brewery in Imo forest, arrests 75 year old operator by Joseph UdoNews Reports
      November 25, 2013 - 49 NCC Staff Participate in Google Internet/Digital Literacy TrainingNews Reports
      November 26, 2012 : GlaxoSmithKline To Invest $1Billion In Nigerian, Indian BusinessesNews Reports
      November 26, 2012 : GSK announces agreement in principle to increase its stake in GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Nigeria PLCNews Reports
      November 26, 2013 - FG Promises Availability, Affordability of Genuine Drugs by Augustine AminuNews Reports
      November 26, 2013 - Manufacturers Dodge SON’s Regulation Exercise by Crusoe OsagieNews Reports
      November 28, 2013 - NAFDAC destroys N595m drugs in Katsina by James DanjumaNews Reports
      November 28, 2013 - The nature of a Copyright by Oserogho & AssociatesNews Reports
      November 3, 2009 - DNA tests required for Trovan claimants after data lostNews Reports
      November 3, 2012 : ‘Ownership, regulation, bane of collecting society for Nollywood’News Reports
      November 6, 2013 - Embracing the Option”: Nigerian Copyright Commission’s Copyright Notification Scheme by Ufuoma Barbara AkpotaireNews Reports
      November 9, 2012 : Piracy: Achebe won’t make money from new book : Gowon by Ikechukwu NnochiriNews Reports

      Research Articles and PapersFocus Area
      October 1, 2012 - Why government should resuscitate textile industry by Mahbub AshafaNews Reports
      October 14, 2010 - Technology transfer: NOTAP reads riot act to foreign vendors by Emeka AginamNews Reports
      October 17, 2012 : NAFDAC sets deadline for Mobile Authentication Service implementationNews Reports
      October 18, 2012 - Silverbird, COSON settle out of courtNews Reports
      October 18, 2012 : Nigeria’s Communications Commission To Sell Spectrum BandNews Reports
      October 19, 2011 -Meet Ashifi Gogo: Another Person for a Smarter Planet by Richard SilbermanNews Reports
      October 20, 2011 : National Assembly Drafts 20-Page Bill On Cybercrime by TechLoyNews Reports
      October 2008 - NAFDAC blacklists 22 drug fakersNews Reports
      October 21, 2010 - What amounts to an infringement of a registered Trademark by a registered Design? by Ayokunle OgundipeNews Reports
      October 23, 2011 - D’banj fights Kelly Hansome over alleged copyright infringementNews Reports
      October 24, 2012 - Sproxil Uses Mobile Phones to Combat Counterfeit DrugsNews Reports
      October 24, 2012 : NAFDAC urges use of MAS for drug authenticationNews Reports
      October 27, 2012 : Inside Nollywood: The ANCOP-FIAPF Copyright Forum by Alex EyenghoNews Reports
      October 29, 2012 - Why Kenya Should Be Concerned About Nigeria’s Competing Music Copyright SocietiesNews Reports
      October 3, 2002 - Nigeria bans textile imports BBC NewsNews Reports
      October 4, 2011 - Multichoice drags MCSN to courtNews Reports
      October 4, 2013 - Comandclem Nigeria Limited: Show Samples of Your Patented Invention in Court, MPNU Legal Counsel Requested CCNLNews Reports
      October 6, 2012 - The NCC, MCSN, COSON triangle by Victor AkandeNews Reports
      October 8, 2012 : Copyright Commission impounds pirated books worth N1billionNews Reports
      On Nigerian Video and the Infrastructure of Piracy” by thisiskristenpoli, December 10, 2012Nigerian Film Industry and Copyright
      One Step Forward, Two Steps Back? Issues for the 5TH WTO Ministerial Conference (2003)IP Reform
      Operation and Regulation of Copyright Collective Administration in Nigeria: Important Lessons for Africa by Ola Olukunle RotimiCollecting Societies
      Overcoming barriers to trust in agricultural biotechnology projects: a case study of Bt cowpea in Nigeria Obidimma C Ezezika, Abdallah S DaarBiotechnology
      Overcoming barriers to trust in agricultural biotechnology projects: a case study of Bt cowpea in Nigeria Obidimma C Ezezika, Abdallah S DaarBiotechnology
      Overcoming the Challenges of Knowledge and Technology Transfer Infrastructure in Nigeria by David A. Okongwu, International Conference on Industry Growth, Investment and Competitiveness in Africa, June 8-10, 2009R&D and Innovation
      Overview of Foreign Technology Transfer Efforts in Nigeria (2000-2010): NOTAP’S Perspective: By Mr. Isaac M NwaedozieR&D and Innovation

      Research Articles and PapersFocus Area
      Patent and Pharmaceutical R&D: Consolidating Private-Public Partnership Approach to Global Public Health Crises by Chidi Oguamanam, The Journal of World Intellectual Property, Volume 13, issue 4 (July 2010), p. 556-580. DOI: 10.1111/j.1747-1796.2010.00396.x Patents
      Patent Protection and Access to HIV/AIDS Pharmaceuticals in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Report Prepared for the World Intellectual Property Organization by the International Intellectual Property InstitutePatents and Access to Medicines
      Patent Rights and Essential Medicines in Developing Countries: Is Access Compromised for Innovation in Nigeria by Kolawole Omolara Dahunsi, Journal of Medicine and Medical Services, Vol. 3 (3) March, 2012Patents and Access to Medicines
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