Intellectual Property

We provide a comprehensive trademark, patent and design agency service in Nigeria and in most countries in the African region.

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We assist clients to obtain, protect, enforce their trademarks, patents and copyrights rights as well as advise on commercial issues including licensing acquisition and disposal, and Intellectual Property Management.

Our trademark is providing a level of service that is not just consistent with excellence in Nigeria and Africa, but also to business leaders and attorneys worldwide. Our quality delivery of services is proven by the fact that over 90% of our new businesses is as a result of referrals from existing clients. Our Trademark department also has a specialist team that deals amongst others with anti-counterfeiting while our Patent department has a specialist team that deals amongst others with biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, chemistry and computer software related inventions.

We routinely advice clients regarding the availability of trademarks as well as evaluate the risks associated with the use of any particular mark. We also offer a range of support services in areas such as arbitration and foreign investment law that are tailored to the needs of national and international intellectual property creators and owners.

Our practice areas in Intellectual Property law include amongst others:

  • Trademark registrations, Renewals, Prosecution and Litigation
  • Trademark Maintenance
  • Patent Applications, Renewals and Annuities
  • Copyright Applications
  • Corporate Commercial Law and Practice (Setting up a Business in Nigeria)
  • Arbitration and Mediation
  • Foreign Investment