Jackson, Etti & Edu

Intellectual Property Department

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What the team is known for Regarded as a pioneer in the industry and recognised across Nigeria for its expertise in intellectual property. Particularly prominent in trade mark prosecution, commercial intellectual property matters and overall brand protection. Manages a multitude of blue-chip company portfolios, including those from the financial, food and beverage and car manufacturer industries.

Strengths Considered by market observers to be "the topmost intellectual property firm in Nigeria."

The firm is very highly rated for its trade mark work, with market observers emphasising: "What they've done with regards to trade marks has been phenomenal."

Notable practitioners

Chinyere Okorocha is a pre-eminent figure in the Nigerian intellectual property market. She concentrates her practice on portfolio management and brand protection for both local and multinational companies.

Head of the firm's intellectual property department, Uwa Ohiku is held in high regard for her skilled handling of trade mark mandates and highlighted for her academic contribution to the space. She also ably assists clients with patent and copyright matters.