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…”