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Carlos Narváez Hasfura recognized as a leading privacy lawyer in Mexico

Carlos Narváez Hasfura recognized as a leading privacy lawyer in Mexico

Published: 31 Dec 2019

In 2019, Dr. Carlos Narváez Hasfura of Jurídicanh Abogados, was one more time recognized as a leading privacy and data protection lawyer in Mexico. Among other entities, he received awards from Global Law Experts, Acquisition International and Global Business Insight.

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How do I Register an Industrial design in Nigeria? Substantive and Procedural Requirements for Registration of an Industrial Design – Bisola Scott

How do I Register an Industrial design in Nigeria? Substantive and Procedural Requirements for Registration of an Industrial Design – Bisola Scott

Published: 31 Dec 2019

The Nigerian Patents & Designs Act provides that “any combination of lines and/or colours and three-dimensional form whether or not associated with colours is an industrial design, if it is intended by the creator to be used as a model or pattern to be multiplied by industrial process and is not intended solely to obtain a technical result.” Industrial designs are the ornamental or a...

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A Brief Review of the Framework and Guidelines for Public Internet Access 2019 - Olufunmilayo Mayowa

A Brief Review of the Framework and Guidelines for Public Internet Access 2019 - Olufunmilayo Mayowa

Published: 31 Dec 2019

Introduction The importance of the internet in the 21st century is undeniable. It is the largest and quickest medium of communication and dissemination of information all over the world. The internet enables the quick and easy access of information at the convenience of one’s location. As a vital tool of communication, the internet enhances human interaction and helps to maintain and foster...

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Protection of Intellectual Property Rights in a Franchise Agreement - Sandra Eke

Protection of Intellectual Property Rights in a Franchise Agreement - Sandra Eke

Published: 30 Dec 2019

Introduction Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) are very valuable business assets which do not only contribute to the general profitability of a business but also leads to the advancement of the innovative and technological sectors of every country. A Franchise is a form of licensing arrangement between a franchisee and franchisor which grants the franchisee, through a franchise agreement,...

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Essential Intellectual Property Rights Protection for E-Commerce Companies in Nigeria - Bisola Scott

Essential Intellectual Property Rights Protection for E-Commerce Companies in Nigeria - Bisola Scott

Published: 30 Dec 2019

INTRODUCTION The internet has transformed the conventional way of trading, and businesses trade over the internet, either exclusively or in addition to having physical stores. This mode of trading is referred to as e-commerce, with the added functionality of electronic transfers of money and data to execute various business transactions.  With the introduction of online retail stores such a...

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General Principles and Requirements for Advertising in Nigeria – Bisola Scott

General Principles and Requirements for Advertising in Nigeria – Bisola Scott

Published: 30 Dec 2019

Introduction Advertising is a vital marketing tool utilized by businesses to promote their products and services. Businesses engage in advertising for various reasons, some of which include: to inform the public or their target audience about a new product or service, draw attention to additional features of a product or service, acquire recognition and goodwill in the marketplace, and promote t...

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Who Owns the Copyright in an AI Invention? - Olufunmilayo Mayowa

Who Owns the Copyright in an AI Invention? - Olufunmilayo Mayowa

Published: 30 Dec 2019

Introduction Copyright confers on the creator of a work of authorship an exclusive right to use and control the use of a protected material. Works eligible for copyright protection include: literary works such as novels, poems, plays, reference works, newspaper articles; computer programs, software, databases; films, musical compositions, and choreography; artistic works such as paintings, drawi...

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Intellectual Property Issues in Fintech - Olufunmilayo Mayowa

Intellectual Property Issues in Fintech - Olufunmilayo Mayowa

Published: 30 Dec 2019

Introduction Over the last three years, there has been a rapid rise in the number of Financial Technology (“Fintech”) companies in Nigeria. Within the last three years the number of Fintech companies in Nigeria has grown to over 60. The growth in recent years is mainly due to the introduction of modern and convenient payment services which is a much-needed improvement to customer experience...

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