Are you a business coach, Writer of blogger? Do you have a novel idea and are too afraid to tell anyone for fear of someone stealing that idea? Are you an entrepreneur with a small but thriving brand? Do you have a unique business name and are scared or losing it? If your answer to any of these questions is yes, then you need to watch out for this mini-series.
I will be talking on how you can protect your intellectual property in Nigeria. Don’t worry, I will simplify it so that anyone can understand 🙂
First of all, what is Intellectual property?
Intellectual Property (IP) refers to creations of the mind, such as inventions; literary and artistic works; designs; and symbols, names and images used in commerce.
The law provides for different forms of protection depending on the “class” of your intellectual property. Protection of IP enables the owner to gain recognition or financial benefit from their invention or creation. Below are the types of protection available to owners of IP:
In the next post, I will be discussing the first form of protection which is Copyright. You don’t want to miss it! Catch you later.