Revolutionary changes brought about by social media have made information more easily accessible and people connected like never before, such that with instant messaging technology the world is now a global village.

A drawback to the global digitization of means of communication and/or exchange of information is the emergence of serious challenges to the protection of Intellectual Property (IP) rights, especially in a developing country like Nigeria with fewer tools to combat intellectual property rights violations.

In this newsletter, TEMPLARS’ Counsel, Dr. Jude Odinkonigbo, and Associates, Obi Meghoma and Deborah Okpiaifo, examined the challenges of protecting intellectual property rights in Nigeria in the age of social media. They offered suggestions on how these problems could be mitigated.

Learn how to navigate the digital age and safeguard your intellectual property by reading the full article.