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Intellectual Property Issues in Fintech - Olufunmilayo Mayowa

Intellectual Property Issues in Fintech - Olufunmilayo Mayowa

Published: 30 Dec 2019

Introduction Over the last three years, there has been a rapid rise in the number of Financial Technology (“Fintech”) companies in Nigeria. Within the last three years the number of Fintech companies in Nigeria has grown to over 60. The growth in recent years is mainly due to the introduction of modern and convenient payment services which is a much-needed improvement to customer experience...

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Essential Intellectual Property Rights Protection for E-Commerce Companies in Nigeria - Bisola Scott

Essential Intellectual Property Rights Protection for E-Commerce Companies in Nigeria - Bisola Scott

Published: 30 Dec 2019

INTRODUCTION The internet has transformed the conventional way of trading, and businesses trade over the internet, either exclusively or in addition to having physical stores. This mode of trading is referred to as e-commerce, with the added functionality of electronic transfers of money and data to execute various business transactions.  With the introduction of online retail stores such a...

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Protection of Intellectual Property Rights in a Franchise Agreement - Sandra Eke

Protection of Intellectual Property Rights in a Franchise Agreement - Sandra Eke

Published: 30 Dec 2019

Introduction Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) are very valuable business assets which do not only contribute to the general profitability of a business but also leads to the advancement of the innovative and technological sectors of every country. A Franchise is a form of licensing arrangement between a franchisee and franchisor which grants the franchisee, through a franchise agreement,...

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Are you working with a narcissist?

Are you working with a narcissist?

Published: 20 Dec 2019

I have written many articles about Imposter Syndrome and I am absolutely determined that we don’t attach this label to ourselves because it’s the latest buzzword.  So many men and women are appearing in my therapy room telling me they have imposter syndrome because they feel out of their depth due to over promotion or lack of experience and can’t do what is being asked of them. Whilst element...

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Unpicking Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Unpicking Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Published: 20 Dec 2019

It was on a rainy winter’s day in 2017 when I first heard the term Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in a way that was meaningful to me.  I was sitting it a tub chair, feeling totally uneasy, almost wired yet vacant, staring at the uninspiring view of a Co-op supermarket through the raindrop obscured window.  My Psychologist was sharing the diagnosis of PTSD and I was keen not to acc...

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Agile strategy - visualising your next move

Agile strategy - visualising your next move

Published: 12 Dec 2019

Craig Cockburn is pleased to announce that following his successful conference talk at Agile Tour London on agile strategy,  http://2019.agiletourlondon.co.uk/Speaker/craig-cockburn/, he has now been booked for two speaking engagements on this topic in January, one of them remote so you can attend from anywhere in the world. For more information on this practice which supports collaborat...

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Retail: Consejos legales a los comerciantes y consumidores en Navidad

Retail: Consejos legales a los comerciantes y consumidores en Navidad

Published: 12 Dec 2019

Los días previos a Navidad, se incrementan las visitas a los centros comerciales y tiendas por departamentos. Además, se promueven mayores ofertas y se evidencia mayor flujo de consumo en el mercado. Sin embargo, hay aspectos legales que se deben tomar en cuenta para mejorar nuestra experiencia de compras. Ya vivimos diciembre. Los mercados y los espacios comerciales proyectan un incre...

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What Determines a Liquidated Money Demand under Nigeria’s Undefended List Procedure?

What Determines a Liquidated Money Demand under Nigeria’s Undefended List Procedure?

Published: 05 Dec 2019

In the Supreme Court case of Joseph Uzor & Anor and Daewoo Nig. Limited (SC. 251/2008) delivered on 25th January 2019, the central issue was whether the Court of Appeal was right in finding that the trial Court had no jurisdiction to entertain the suit on the grounds that the writ of summons sought for reliefs other than liquidated money demand alone. Brief facts of case The Appellant (M...

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