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Trademark Search Classes

July 5, 2020 Bob Aroture

«back to Trademark Database Classification of Goods and Services in Nigeria:  Below are links to the various trademark search classes used by the Trademarks Registry in Nigeria. For the purpose of registration of trademarks, Nigerian law classifies goods […]

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Questions on Trademark Law in Nigeria

June 24, 2020 Ufuoma Akpotaire

Does trademark law in Nigeria prevent me from using my school’s name on T-shirts, Hoodies, Baseball Caps and other product I have created for sale? In most cases, your school’s name would have been registered […]

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45 Trademark Classes in Nigeria

May 26, 2020 Ufuoma Akpotaire

The Trademarks, Patents and Designs Registry in Nigeria categorizes marks into 45 unique trademark classes. Classes 1-34 cover goods and products, while classes 35-45 cover services. In this article, we will work you through the […]

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Trademarks in Nigeria | Two-Minute Lesson

May 31, 2018 Ufuoma Akpotaire

NLIPW Trademarks Law Volume 1 Number 7 eDigest (Trademarks in Nigeria) What is a trademark? A trademark is a word, letter, label, numeral, color, signature, device, or any combination of words, letters, labels, signatures that identify and […]

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Nigeria: Top 20 Trademark Filers from 2016

January 9, 2017 Bob Aroture

January 9, 2017 — The NLIPW Trademarks Team have compiled a report on top trademark filers in Nigeria from 2016. The report shows MTN Nigeria Communication Limited topping the list with over 90 trademark applications.  The […]

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