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Our deep industry insights and local market knowledge allow us to anticipate and address your intellectual property needs. At a time of significant change in the Intellectual property industry, we are determined to always challenge ourselves to bring new and original ways of thinking to the intellectual property matters faced by our clients.
Nkechi is a Senior Associate in Okey IP Law Firm with over 14 years of experience in Litigation, Intellectual Property, and Corporate and Commercial matters having advised clients on the commercialization of patents and Patent Prosecution. Nkechi, began her Law Practice with C.J Amasike & Associates and Kayode and Co, an Intellectual Property firm where she garnered litigation and corporate matters experiences. Thereafter she moved on to join and Opara and Co, where she was the head of Intellectual Property and Corporate practice before joining OkeyIP. Nkechi studied at the oldest privately owned University in Nigeria, Madonna, where she obtained Bachelor’s degree in law.
Nkechi, is a Member of the Nigerian Institute of Management, Nigerian Bar Association, Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administration of Nigeria, and a Notary Public of the Supreme Court of Nigeria.
NANCY TERWASE SHIKAAN
Nancy is a Legal Practitioner of over 12 years at the Bar with a wealth of knowledge in Litigation and other related legal matters. She is a Graduate of the University of Abuja, Nigeria where she obtained a Bachelor’s degree in law (L.L.B) and a Bachelor of Law Degree (B.L) from the Nigerian Law School, Agbani, Enugu Campus Enugu State. She is resourceful, smart, and efficient. She worked with Emeka Etiaba SAN, Etiaba & Co,. Etiaba Chambers as Counsel for several years before joining OkeyIP Law Firm as a Senior Associate. She has also worked with Home Securities Ltd as a Personal Assistant to the Executive Chairman.
She possesses a sound professional work ethic, is proficient in research, and is a good team player.
She is a Member of the Nigerian Bar Association, a Member Association of Professional Negotiators and Mediators, and a certified Project Manager.
SAMSON OJODOMO ONUCHE
Samson holds a bachelor's degree in law (LLB) from Kogi State University and a Barrister at Law (BL) from the Nigeria Law School Abuja. He was admitted to the Nigeria Bar in 2016 to practice as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria and he is well experienced in Litigation. He is also a master's degree Candidate in Public Law (LLM). He is a certified Professional Negotiator and Mediator (PNM) and a Dispute Management Analyst.
Samson has successfully demonstrated passion in litigation of intellectual property matters over the years and has authored several international and local academic papers on emerging areas of Law in Nigeria. He is a member of the Nigeria Bar Association, Professional Mediators and Negotiators and the Internet society of Nigeria.
Vivian Studied Law at the University of Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria, and graduated in 2018, attaining a Bachelor of Laws (LL. B), with Honours (Upper Division). She was on the Dean's Honours Roll- Award list for Academic Excellence at the University. Vivian has worked at West-Idahosa & Co., Abuja as an Intern, and a State Counsel with the Ministry of Justice, Katsina state, Nigeria before joining OkeyIP as an Associate. She Possesses strong organizational skills, analytical reasoning, proficiency in research, and the ability to prioritize and set timelines for tasks. She is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association
OSUAGWU JESSICA CHIDINMA
Osuagwu Jessica Chidinma holds a bachelor's degree in Law (LL.B) from Abia state university and a Barrister at Law degree (BL), with Honours (Upper Division) from the Nigerian Law School, Kano Campus. She is an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Mediators and Conciliators and a Member of the Nigerian Bar Association.
She is Result-driven and possesses Excellent Interpersonal Skills.
Nzubechi is an Head Admin with Okey IP law firm. She assists Attorneys in performing their day-day activities. She acts as the point of contact for all employees, while providing administrative support.
She obtained her Bachelor's degree in linguistics with Igbo from Imo State University Owerri. She has a diploma in computer operation and application. She is also certified in customer service relationship management and has worked the Advent cable Network Nigeria ACNN TV as the Director of News and News reporter. She has a good interpersonal skill and a very passionate result-oriented personality.
Femi is the Senior Paralegal/Agent in OkeyIP having worked in an administrative capacity at the Trademarks, Patents, and Designs Registries of Nigeria during his National Youth Service. Femi has a diploma in microbiology from the ADEKUNLE AJASIN UNIVERSITY, AKUNGBA, Ondo, Nigeria. Thereafter, He obtained a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from the University of Calabar.
Femi is an experienced Manager with the skills and the ability to be able to adapt easily and provide solutions to issues, with strong reporting skills.
CHINAZOR EZEKWESIRI CHIBUIKE
Chibuike obtained a B.sc in Applied Microbiology and Brewing from NNAMDI AZIKIWE UNIVERSITY, AWKA, ANAMBRA STATE, and a diploma in Computer Operation.
Chibuike has attended several workshops on management including the General HSE Competence Development Training Compliance 1-3) Conducted by Boerig and IFTDO an accredited organization.
Chibuike has the ability to thrive and succeed in different environments and good crisis management. He has worked at HOJ Communications Nig. Ltd. Rivers State as an I.T Officer and at the Patent & Design Registry as an Office Assistant. He is a Paralegal/Agent with OkeyIP.
OLA TAYO STEPHEN
Ola Tayo Stephen is an Assistant Admin with Okey IP law firm who assists Attorneys in performing their day-day activities. She provides status reports, conducts search, and research, and track the progress of applications and portfolios in the firm.
Tayo obtained Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Kogi State University Anyigba. She has worked as an office Assistant at the Patent Office of the Federal Ministry of Trade and Investment during her National Youth Service.