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Judges are talking:

“…It is undisputable, that ever since the provision of section 17 of the Copyright Act 2004, was introduced into the Act, any other provision hitherto contained in the Act (Copyright Act 1988, 1992 & 1999, respectively) which contradicts the latter Act (2004) is deemed modified, or repealed to purposely confirm therewith”…Per M.M. Saulawa, J.C.A.

Compact Disc Technologies Ltd. v. Musical Copyright Society Nigeria (2008)
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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. Email: uakpotaire@nlipw.com