Patent as a form of IP protection.

A patent is a right granted for any device, substance, method, process which is new, inventive and useful. Patents are legally enforceable and gives the owner the exclusive right to commercially exploit the invention for the life of the patent. The innovation patent is a protection option which is designed to protect inventions that areContinue reading “Patent as a form of IP protection.”

Trademark as a form of IP protection

Hello again, Today we will be looking at Trademark as a form of protection of your Intellectual Property. A trademark is a sign used to differentiate your business, goods and services from that of others. It can also be a symbol, word, or words legally registered or established representing a company or product. The followingContinue reading “Trademark as a form of IP protection”

Copyright as a form of IP protection

Hello! Today we would be looking at Copyright as a form of protection for your intellectual property. Copyright is the exclusive legal right granted by a statute to an author of certain works to reproduce, publish or distribute the matter and form of something as a literary, musical or artistic work. An author in thisContinue reading “Copyright as a form of IP protection”

Intellectual Property Protection- Mini-series

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 toContinue reading “Intellectual Property Protection- Mini-series”

Website Terms and Conditions: Importance of

Hello again! Becky’s website, as we all know, is now up and running and at the same time recording loads of traffic. In order to take advantage of this, she decided to turn her site into a money making machine by adding services that visitors could pay for directly from the website. One of theseContinue reading “Website Terms and Conditions: Importance of”

Beware of Oral Contracts

  Welcome back to the Chronicles of Becky (insert soundtrack lol) Last time out, we learnt how a simple waiver clause can protect your business from unwarranted liabilities. In case you missed it kindly follow #LegalBusiness to get updated. BeWise Digital Limited had only recently started engaging with some major international partners and Becky hadContinue reading “Beware of Oral Contracts”

Are you waiving your rights?

Welcome back everyone! Ready for a fresh installment in our series? I sure am! We come back to Becky and BeWise Digital Limited (we’ve not forgotten about her, lol). Business had been good but the fuel scarcity and power supply situation in the country had started to affect the smooth running of her office. GettingContinue reading “Are you waiving your rights?”

Non-Disclosure Agreement- Importance of…

‪Hello there my great minds! Our #LegalBusiness series continues In our previous post, we saw how Joseph’s company Bionic Don Limited was slammed with a fine of N2 million for infringement of Becky’s company trademark. Paying the fine from the lawsuit dug a hole in Joseph’s finances and he had to work extra hard toContinue reading “Non-Disclosure Agreement- Importance of…”