Intellectual Property

Goldsmiths Solicitors are registered trademark agents and we are at the cutting edge of Intellectual Property practice in Nigeria. We are regularly instructed by international clients wishing to protect their trademarks under local legislation and regional registration bodies. We have very good relationships with leading global IP firms in Europe, USA, ASIA, Australia, South Africa and Latin America and are regularly instructed to register trademark, patents and designs on behalf of their clients. We have excellent experience of registrations with African Intellectual Property Regional Organisation (ARIPO) and African Intellectual Property Organization (OAPI). Our clients rely on us to take robust enforcement actions against infringements. We have excellent experience in prosecuting and defending opposition and cancellation actions before the Trademark Registry.

Areas of Expertise Include:

  • Searches
  • Renewal applications
  • Registrations
  • Copyrights
  • Designs
  • Trade secrets
  • Licensing
  • Technology transfer
  • Franchising
  • Labelling
  • IP Audit
  • Patents
  • Packaging
  • Oppositions and cancelations
  • Media
  • Anti-counterfeiting
  • Enforcement

Contact Our IP Group