Salvaging Nigeria’s Mobile Phone Industry From Counterfeiting, Trademark Infringement by Femi Adekoya | The Guardian


For those involved in the trade of counterfeit products, it remains a lucrative enterprise particularly in an environment where consumers have penchant for foreign goods and popular brands. Leveraging brand equity of popular brands to infringe on their trademarks remains a challenge in the mobile phone industry. This move has led to regulators seeking new alliances to address the influx of such sub-standard products in the economy. The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) believes establishing protocols and technological innovations are key to curbing this menace while protecting consumers. Read more

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