ATC intellectual property (IP) practice covers contentious and non-contentious matters for trademarks, brand protection, patents, designs and licensing agreements. ATC has for several years continued to be the designated country agent and counsel to numerous foreign IP clients from all parts of the world for filing, registration, maintenance and protection of their IP portfolio in Nigeria.
Our professional affiliations: International Trademark Association (INTA); American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA); Intellectual Property Law Association of Nigeria (IPLAN).
Ladi Taiwo who is the chair of the IP department at ATC, is author and contributing author of several IP books. He is internationally recognized as a leading light on Nigerian IP practice.
Bunmi Binitie is the Partner who heads the IP Administration, viz. filing, registration and maintenance of the IP portfolio and brand protection at ATC. IP litigation team is headed by Akin Osinbajo, Senior Advocate of Nigeria; and former Attorney-General of Ogun State. Rita Coker is also a key member of the department.
Active International Clients Include:
Procter & Gamble; Gillette; FrieslandCampina Nederland Holding BV; Dabur India; Namaste Laboratories LLC; Duracell Batteries BVBA; Himalaya Global; Glenmark Pharmaceuticals; Shenzhen Mindray Biomedical Electronics Co.; Lindt Chocolates; Jiangsu Longliqi Bioscience Co.; Sumec Machinery and Electric Co. Ltd.
Baron Phillipe Rotschild
Duracell Batteries BVBA
Fidson Healthcare Plc.
FrieslandCampina Nederland Holding B.V
Glen mark Pharmaceuticals
Hugo Boss Trademark Mgt. GmbH & Co.
Jiangsu Longliqi Bioscience Co
Mindray Biomedical Electronics Co
Namaste Laboratories LLC.
Procter & Gamble
Single Buoy Moorings
Yves Saint Laurent
Automobiles & Parts
Charities / Not for Profit
Commercial & Professional Services
Construction & Materials
Consumer Product Manufacturing
Food & Drink Producers
Forestry & Paper
Mining & Metals
Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences
Real Estate Finance
Software & Computer Services
Technology, Hardware & Electronics
Travel & Leisure