Nigeria has presented four key Copyright ratified Treaties to the Assembly of member states of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)in Geneva.
Many authors, artists, songwriters, photographers and other creators are robbed daily due to the fact that they are oblivious of the extent and effect of unauthorized use by the public. This series is tailored towards raising the awareness of the protection offered by copyright in Nigeria.
In 2014, Ocean Waves Ltd had emerged with a claim that they were the rightful owners of the Qlink Trademark and they sued the Registrar of Trademarks and sought an Order of the Court, demanding that FAPA’s registration be expunged, to enable Ocean Waves to insert its name in the registry as owners of the Qlink trademark.
The attention of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has been drawn to a news report by Premium Times, Nigeria, an online news medium, on the short-listing of Mrs. Chris-Garuba Rita Ifeyinwa Enewa for appointment as a Justice of the Court of Appeal
Popular file-hosting service Uploaded.net has lost another legal battle in Germany. The Higher Regional Court of Hamburg ruled that Uploaded can be liable for pirated content shared by its users, even when the copyright takedown notices are buried by its spam filters.