Intellectual Property Licensing In Nigeria

“Copyright ownership prevents third parties from duplicating or copying, distributing copies, performing, showcasing or otherwise publishing the work of the owner, without the owner’s consent, either for financial gain or otherwise . Conversely, copyright owners (licensors) have the right to grant individuals or entities (licensees) the right to use, reproduce, distribute, and display their copyrighted works. In Nigeria, the right of copyright owners is governed by the Copyright Act which provides…”

Basic Insights Music Artistes should know about Intellectual Property Rights

Beverley Agbakoba-Onyejianya & Pauline Mbanza OAL This short article gives a basic insight into what every budding artiste should know about their Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)  in music, it is also for anyone interested in the music industry and the technicalities involved. Intellectual property refers to the creations of the mind such as inventions, literary and artistic works, designs…