Getting the Deal Through: Patents 2018 – Nigeria

By Florence Atuluku Florence Atuluku

Florence Atuluku of Aliant® Nigeria discusses the Patents in Nigeria. The article includes questions such as:

- Lawsuits and courts

What legal or administrative proceedings are available for enforcing patent rights against an infringer? 
Are there specialized courts in which patent infringement lawsuit can or must be brought?

- Trail format and timing
What is the format of a patent infringement trial?

Standing to sue
Who may sue for patent infringement? Under what conditions can an accused infringer bring a lawsuit to obtain a judicial ruling or declaration on the accusation?

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