THE NEED FOR PATENT PROTECTION

Posted on 23 November 2018Categories Business, Entrepreneurship, Legal Advisor, StartupTags , ,   Leave a comment on THE NEED FOR PATENT PROTECTION

Patent is an exclusive right granted for an invention i.e. a product or process that provides a new way of doing something or provides a technical solution to a problem. It may either relate to a product (product patent) or to a process (process patent). A patent protects new inventions and gives the owner the right to prevent other persons from using, importing or selling the invention without the owner’s permission. In Nigeria, a patent is granted to the person … Continue reading “THE NEED FOR PATENT PROTECTION”

COPYRIGHT PROTECTION IN NIGERIA

Posted on 1 November 2018Categories Business, Entrepreneurship, Legal Advisor, StartupTags ,   Leave a comment on COPYRIGHT PROTECTION IN NIGERIA

A copyright is a form of protection provided by law to authors of original works. It is a set of exclusive right granted to the author or creator of an original work including the right to copy, distribute and adapt the work. Basically, copyright gives you ownership over the things you create. Copyright covers eligible works such as literary works, musical works, artistic works, cinematograph films, sound recording and broadcast. It should be noted that copyright registration is not a … Continue reading “COPYRIGHT PROTECTION IN NIGERIA”