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Stillwaters Law Firm

Intellectual Property

1 ranked lawyersBand 2NigeriaGlobal 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Stillwaters Law Firm is well regarded for IP in Nigeria, demonstrating considerable prowess in the full scope of IP work, ranging from trade mark and patent registrations to dispute resolution. Its Lagos-based lawyers are active in the banking and pharmaceutical sectors, among others. The team possesses a client list that includes a host of major blue-chip companies, as well as startups. It is well positioned to handle cross-border mandates in all aspects of intellectual property.

Strengths

Sources praise the firm as "good on intellectual property" and capable of handling a considerable volume of work.

Notable practitioners

Afamefuna Francis Nwokedi has expert knowledge of trade mark infringement and other contentious IP mandates, in addition to handling wider IP portfolios for Nigerian and multinational clients. His expertise across all areas of intellectual property law is noted, as well as his involvement in government policy work.

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Nigeria

Intellectual Property


Afamefuna Francis Nwokedi
Band 2