Intellectual property & Technology

Intellectual property & Technology

F.A. Garrick & Co is a top Intellectual Property Law firm in Nigeria. As Patent, Trademark and Design Law agents with over 30 years of  advisory experience, we provide our clients with practical and commercially prudent legal and business solutions concerning their intellectual property and technology considerations. Our specialised

Intellectual Property (IP) and technology team routinely advise on the exploitation of Intellectual Property (IP) rights regarding brand names, marks, inventions (Products and Processes), designed products and copyrightable works as well as the development, licencing, acquisition and transfer of Technology as well as on Data Protection and Privacy in Nigeria. Our services include:

  • Filing, Processing and Prosecuting Trademarks, Copyright, Patent (Convention and Non-convention) and Design Registrations in Nigeria;
  • Maintaining and Managing Intellectual Property Portfolio in Nigeria (i.e. Filing Trademark Renewals and entering cancellation requests, Assignment negotiation and registration, Filing Patent and Design Annuity and Abandonment, as well as conducting Anti-counterfeit & Infringement investigations while working with the relevant agencies of the government to prosecute offenders);
  • Preparing and Handling Trademark Oppositions;
  • Contractual Advisory on Intellectual property related transactions;
  • General Availability inquiry/search and Intellectual property Ownership Investigation;
  • Software and Trade secrets Protection Advisory;
  • Data Protection and Privacy Advisory;
  • Representing clients in IP related Litigation and Dispute resolution;
  • Technology Advisory (Technology Registration, licensing, franchising, transfer and acquisition); and
  • Registering products with the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) and the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON).

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