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Senator Mukhail Adetokunbo Abiru (APC-Lagos East) said there is need for a new law that will protect intellectual property of Nigerians in film, book and works from other creative sectors against exploitation. Senator Abiru made the assertion in Abuja on Tuesday at a one-day Public Hearing on the two bills; The Bill For An Act To Repeal The Copyright Act CAP C28 LFN 2004 and re-enact The Copyright Act 2021 And Other Connected Matters (SB.688) and (SB769).
Intellectual property lawyers should prepare for changes that have been introduced to the appeals and opposition process before the Trademarks Opposition Board and before the Federal Court, says Sanjukta Tole, a partner in Dickinson Wright LLP in Toronto.
In his address to G20 Trade and Investment Ministerial Meeting in Naples, Italy, Piyush Goyal said that one of the ways to dismantle trade barriers is by accepting the TRIPS waiver proposal. Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal called for the waiver of intellectual property rights (IPR) and dismantling new trade barriers to ensure equitable access of COVID-19 vaccines and other such related health essentials in global fight against the pandemic.