INTRODUCTION Ordinarily, the most crucial step in protecting a trademark is the registration of the mark. The question here is what then happens when we have an unregistered trademark, is the mark wholly unprotected and free to all manners of infringement? For instance, what happens to a trademark that has been registered in China, U.S.A, … Continue reading How to Protect Unregistered Trademark in Nigeria
As a branch of Intellectual Property Law, Copyright was created to aid individuals protect their creative works from being copied or exploited in a manner which does not fall within the ambit of the individual’s creative wishes or the exercise of his proprietary rights.Copyright sets out to protect the creativity of the human mind which … Continue reading Copyright Protection of Employees: How Does it Work?
In the contemporary commercial world, lots of work and effort are being put in by business persons to ensure maximization of profit. At the zenith of these efforts lies creations and inventions which springs forth from the human mind, and is capable of facilitating the growth of the business in one way or another. Over … Continue reading Infringement of Intellectual Property and all the Available Remedies
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 … Continue reading Securing your Trademark in Nigeria
Copyright is a branch of Intellectual Property which includes, literary works, musical works, artistic works, cinematographic films, sound recordings, and broadcast. Copyright protects the integrity of the authors creative work by giving the author the right to object to modifications or distortions or any such other acts of infringement of their work. Copyright owners have … Continue reading Copyright and Copyright Infringement
Innovations and inventions play a crucial role in the growth of any society. It helps in stabilizing the economy of a country and boosts its standing amongst other nations. Due to its importance there is an obvious need to protect the author or original owner to a work that falls under intellectual property. While it … Continue reading Protecting Our Intellectual Rights