Chinyere is a Partner in the IP Practice of the firm, and has over 30 years practical experience, covering all aspects of IP, particularly the prosecution of Trademarks, Patents & Designs; Commercial IP advice & general Portfolio Management, IP Enforcement & Brand Protection, Infringement & Anti-Counterfeiting, Copyright, Media & Entertainment Law. She manages the portfolio of various blue-chip companies, both locally & internationally. In recent years, her practice interests have extended to FDI, particularly in the Health & Pharmaceutical industry.
Chinyere is recognised as an IP expert in various legal guides such as Who is Who Legal, World Trademark Review and Managing Intellectual Property.
NBA, IPLAN, NBA-SBL, FICPI, INTA, PTMG, APAA
“Protecting Intellectual Property in M & A Transactions”, Finance Monthly Law Magazine, UK; “IP Rights Protection and the Legal Practice in Nigeria – Challenges and Prospects” (Guardian Newspaper, Nigeria); “IP in Nigeria – Still in Transition Stages” (Business Day Newspaper, Nigeria). "The War of a Generation: The Nigerian Codeine Story".
Admitted 1991. Imo State University (LLB 1990). Finance 2007 & Team Work 2012 - Lagos Business School Pan African University.