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Chinyere Okorocha

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Practice Areas

Chinyere is a Partner in the IP Practice of the firm, and has over 25 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.

Professional Memberships

NBA, IPLAN, NBA-SBL, FICPI, INTA, PTMG, APAA

Publications

“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".

Personal

Admitted 1991. Imo State University (LLB 1990). Finance 2007 & Team Work 2012 - Lagos Business School Pan African University.