1. As an inventor you cannot withhold details of your invention in order to prevent the public from copying it. There is a very common misconception about patents which makes some inventors in Nigeria shy […]
World Intellectual Property Day (World IP Day) is observed annually on April 26 in order to raise awareness of how patents, copyright, trademarks and designs impact on our daily lives. World IP Day celebrates creativity and […]
Search patent cases. Below is a list of cases that deal with issues of concern to patent application and protection in Nigeria. This document contains a brief summary of the recent cases on patent law in Nigeria.
December 4, 2015 — As part of the patent application process, the invention must be described with specificity. This is because vague or general descriptions do not necessarily offer additional protection. Begin by choosing a title […]
Patents Law Volume 2 Number 8 eDigest (Electronic Filing of Trademarks and Patents in Nigeria) April 21, 2014 Trademarks and Patents E-filing – Electronic Filing of Trademarks In July 2012, the Intellectual Property Office (Trademarks, […]
In December, 2013, the Trademarks, Patents and Designs Registry in Nigeria released a new journal. For the first time in its history, the journal in addition to pending trademark applications featured patents that have been […]
NLIPW Patents Law Volume 2 Number 1 eDigest (Patent Infringement Lawsuits in Nigeria) December 1, 2013 || Patent Infringement || 1. Which court handles actions for patent infringement in Nigeria? By virtue of Section 25(1) […]