The Intellectual Property Practice Unit of Obra Legal deals with the creation of intellectual property rights, and the commercial exploitation of such rights through registrations, licensing and litigation when necessary. Our intellectual property lawyers have substantial experience in many areas: – Trademark, Copyright, and Trade Secrets. We provide Nigerian and foreign trademark, copyright and patent prosecution, counseling and transactional services with a strategic focus aimed at enabling the client to achieve its business objectives.
Obralegal assists clients in protecting intellectual property rights from infringement, counterfeiting, misappropriation and unfair competition. We litigate in federal high court and appellate courts and represent clients in licensing disputes, often in an attempt to avoid or settle litigation.
We bring a powerful combination of technical and trial skills to litigation. Our competencies in this field include the following: –
- Trademark Registration and Litigation
- Copyright Protection and Patent Licensing
- Pharmaceutical Intellectual Property
- Passing Off actions
We advise clients on identifying, protecting and enforcing their intellectual property rights especially in the course of acquisitions, buyouts and joint ventures – for which we conduct due diligence reviews and assist in the drafting and negotiation of complex joint ventures, technology, and strategic alliance and other relevant agreements and distribution and marketing arrangements.