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Nigerian courts enforce various IP rights including copyrights, trademark, patent and design rights.

The Federal High Court is the court with the jurisdiction on all IP matters. There are no specialised IP courts in Nigeria.


The Okey IP team has advised on and managed trade mark disputes, brand protection and enforcement work in Nigeria for more than 15 years.


Our IP enforcement experience covers Customs procedures and applications to monitor and seize goods, investigations throughout Nigeria, anti-counterfeiting strategy development and enforcement using both the local authorities and the Nigerian courts. We also have experience of online infringement issues and litigation. We have long established relationships with expert investigators, Customs and the administrative authorities in Nigeria.


Our legal services also include advice on passing off and trade secret issues.




The various IP laws in Nigeria provide for the assignment and licensing of IP rights.

What is a license agreement? A licensing agreement is a legal contract between two parties, where a party grants a right to produce and sell goods, apply a brand name or trademark or use patented technology owned by another.


Our services include drafting license agreements for IP rights.

Okey IP protects your ideas, inventions, designs and trade secrets. We ensure your legal rights are not infringed upon. We also advise on IP related commercial law, technology transfer, taxation and investments.

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