Ever wondered how you can protect your intellectual property? What do you do when someone steals your idea and presents it as his or hers?
We even hear of situations where someone who worked on a project with you runs off with your idea and doesn’t give you credit. Bad right??
Sometimes, victims take legal actions while others decide to “leave it in God’s hands” . A lot might want to take action but they do not have any legal evidence to back up such claims.
To avoid situations like this, Barr.Etido David an associate in the corporate/commercial practice Group of Jackson,Etti and Edu law firm,also a leading intellectual property law firm in Nigeria who also serves as a key member of the firms financial service sector, enlightened staff, interns and trainees of the Roothub about the “Commercialization of intellectual property”
He highlighted the importance of registering your trademark,having patent names, ability to convert IP into profit and also ways of curbing copyright theft on codes which are types of IP rights(intellectual property).
Workshops like this are always an eye opener for all of us at the hub.