The disruption occasioned by the coronavirus pandemic globally is the defining occurrence of our time. It has affected all spheres and sectors of the global society, of which the intellectual property terrain is not an […]
The trademarks registry in Nigeria has issued a notice, dated March 30, 2020, providing additional measures taken by the registry as a result of the uncertainties surrounding COVID-19. The registry had issued an earlier notice […]
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) […]