In this chapter, 21 outstanding practitioners are recognised for their extensive expertise across the full spectrum of intellectual property matters, including patent and trademark filing, portfolio management, and contentious proceedings.
Jackson Etti & Edu performs well with four lawyers listed.
Obafemi Agaba is an “expert in his field” who draws praise for being “very responsive”. He excels in brand protection cases.
The “excellent” Chinyere Okorocha has more than 25 years’ experience across the full gamut of IP law, from prosecution of trademarks to IP enforcement and brand protection.
Lookman Durosinmi-Etti draws plaudits for his patent and copyright infringement expertise, and his domestic and international client base.
Uwa Ohiku is well versed at handling complex IP matters, and regularly works in the USA and Europe on a broad range of commercial intellectual property issues.
At Aluko & Oyebode, internationally renowned IP specialist Uche Nwokocha draws praise for her expertise in portfolio management and licensing issues.
Mark Mordi comes highly recommended for his extensive experience in IP enforcement proceedings.
Allan & Ogunkeye’s Marlies Allan is an “excellent” practitioner who gains recognition for her stellar practice covering a range of complex intellectual property matters.
With more than 40 years of experience, Obatosin Ogunkeye is widely regarded as a leading light in the Nigerian market with profound knowledge of IP and copyright infringement.
At Stillwaters Law Firm Afam Nwokedi is distinguished by his adept handling of infringement and anti-counterfeiting actions.
IP specialist Mena Ajakpovi of Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie has an excellent reputation for his representation of several high-profile clients in IP and copyright disputes.
Lara Kayode of O Kayode & Company is an “excellent practitioner” with in-depth knowledge of the African IP market.
ACAS-Law’s Afolabi Caxton-Martins applies three decades of experience to his top-tier IP and commercial practice.
Theophilus Emuwa of AÉLEX is a “vastly knowledgeable figure” with sweeping knowledge of IP issues and a strong track record for commercial litigation.
At David Garrick Kayode & Co, Olugboyega Kayode is well regarded for his expertise in contentious and non-contentious IP matters.
Bolanle Olowu of IPI Watch Services is celebrated for her combined knowledge and experience advising an array of clients on the operation and application of domestic IP law.
Femi Olubanwo of Banwo & Ighodalo is a “top name” who continues to demonstrate his excellent abilities in trademark, copyright, patent and technology matters.
Chief GO Sodipo & Co’s Bankole Sodipo is an “extremely knowledgeable expert” with over 25 years’ experience handling complex contentious and non-contentious IP matters.