How to Protect Unregistered Trademark in Nigeria

Most times, people are quick to run a brand that they create without taking time out to register it with the appropriate authority. In a situation where another person steal that brand, how can a person protect a Trademark they have failed to register? Introduction Ordinarily, the most crucial step in protecting a trademark is…

Laws on Partnerships for Start-Ups: What You Need to Know

When starting up a business, sometimes there is that friend, relative or even simply a colleague that shares the same passion and interests as you, that makes you realize it would be ideal to partner with that individual or all those individuals to startup the business together.  What is Partnership? Partnership is the legal relationship between you and that individual or those…

How Can You Secure Your Trademark in Nigeria?

In the world of business there is one thing, whether it is a word, sign, symbol or any other distinctive mark that truly makes your product unique. It is what separates you from others and what consumers of your product can identify you by, that is your trademark. As a consumer or a businessman in…

Procedures for Debt Recovery in Nigeria

People are conducting business everyday and services are being continuously rendered. Money is in circulation around us and it is not uncommon for debt to arise where there is money in circulation. This could be as a result of failure to repay a loan or failure to pay for services rendered. What is Debt Recovery?…

Are Premarital Contracts Legal and Binding in Nigeria?

We live in an age where more youths are business minded and investment forward, unsurprisingly people are beginning to have more assets at a young age. As a result people are more cautious when it comes to marriage as they begin to worry about what may happen to these hard earned assets in the event…

Adoption of a Child in Nigeria

Before, natural birth was seen to be the only true way to raise a child but today, there are numerous ways a couple or individual can raise a child and one of them is Adoption of a child. Laws Governing Adoption in Nigeria The 1999 Constitution The Child’s Right Act The Eastern Nigeria Adoption Law,…