Intellectual Property

Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie's intellectual property practice has acquired considerable experience in various aspects of intellectual property protection. The team routinely assists with the registration of trade and service marks at the Nigerian Trade Marks Registry in order to ensure that clients rights are properly protected in Nigeria. Its services include registration, enforcement, transfer and revalidation of trademarks; registrations and renewals of patents and designs, advising on third party and office actions, preparing and registration of technology transfer agreements at the National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion (NOTAP).

The IP team also has considerable experience negotiating and drafting IP agreements, advising on the commercialisation, registration and protection of copyright, the commercialisation of intellectual property rights, IP asset audits and advising on competition law and brand protection mechanisms.