International Comparative Legal Guide to Trade Marks 2019: Nigeria

Our Partner, John Onyido (Head, Intellectual Property and Technology Practice) contributed the Nigerian Chapter in International Comparative Legal Guide to Trade Marks 2019. In the chapter, he addressed the legal framework and procedure for trademark protection in Nigeria, grounds for refusal of trademarks, revocation, appeals, oppositions, rights attributable to registered and unregistered marks and registrable trademark transactions. He also addressed enforcement remedies for trademark infringement, maintenance and removal of trademarks from the register as well as domain names and current developments in trademark law in Nigeria.

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