Intellectual Property

Goldsmiths Solicitors is at the fore front of Intellectual Property practice in Nigeria and regularly assist our clients with IP protection and enforcement in Nigeria and across the African continent.

Intellectual Property Law Firm in Nigeria

As a leading Intellectual Property law firm in Nigeria, the Intellectual Property law services we offer our clients relate to protection, registration, exploitation, litigation and enforcement of all intellectual property rights.

Our Intellectual Property lawyers consist of expert lawyers who understand the different areas of Intellectual Property such as Trademark, Patent, Copyright and Design. We regularly assist our clients in the protection of their trademarks, patents, copyrights and designs in Nigeria.  We also assist our clients in registering their intellectual property with African Intellectual Property Regional Organisation (ARIPO) and African Intellectual Property Organisation (OAPI).

We provide Intellectual property advisory services to our clients and also assist in the enforcement of their intellectual property rights in Nigeria.  

As a top Intellectual Property law firm in Nigeria, we assist our clients in registering their products with the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) in Nigeria. We recently assisted one of our European clients in the process of conducting clinical trials and the registration of their drugs with NAFDAC. We have also assisted our Asian clients in the registration of their Agro-chemical products with NAFDAC.

We have excellent relationships with global IP law firms in Europe, USA, Asia, Australia, South Africa and Latin America and are regularly instructed to locally register trademarks, patents and designs on behalf of their clients.

Our Area of Expertise include:

  • Searches
  • Brand management and protection
  • Franchising
  • Labelling and packaging
  • Trademarks filing
  • Trademark prosecution and enforcement
  • Trademark opposition in Nigeria
  • Filing of patents
  • Patent prosecution and enforcement
  • Patent licensing in Nigeria
  • Patent assignment in Nigeria
  • Protection of Trade Secrets
  • Technology transfer Agreements Acquisition and Promotion with NOTAP in Nigeria
  • Food, Drug and chemical registration with NAFDAC
  • Intellectual Property litigation and arbitration
  • General Intellectual Property advisory

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