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Presidential Task Force 2018 To Focus on SMEs: March 1 2018

At the start of this year, INTA 2018 president Tish Berard (Hearts Fire Company LLC, USA) formed a Presidential Task Force with a special focus on identifying the interests, needs, and charateristics of global small and medium enterprises (SMEs) Read More....

Trademarks in Nigeria - Trademark Lawyer Magazine rights for foreign companies in China

Trademarks in Nigeria - Trademark Lawyer Magazine. Africa is vast – its 54 countries take widely varying approaches to IP enforcement and protection. With more than 2,000 languages spoken across the continent and expected GDP growth of 4.4 percent in 2017 according to the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA). Read More...

INTA Unreal Student Engagement Session Held in Nigeria - INTA Blog: July 17 2017

On Thursday June 8, 2017, a student presentation was conducted at a GR8 School located in the Ajah area of Lagos state by Ms. Lara Kayode, Chair of the Unreal Campaign Committee of Africa and Asia and the Principal Partner at the law firm of O. Kayode & Co. Read More...

INTA Unreal Campaign Visits Lagos Nigeria - INTA Blog: December 9 2016

On October 25, 2016, the Unreal Campaign went to Ojodu Junior Grammar School, Ojodu Berger, on the outskirts of Lagos, Nigeria. The Unreal Campaign was invited by the Raji Olaniyi Oladapo Aponmade Foundation, which runs a school club that focuses on intellectual property. Read More...

INTA Unreal Campaign Visits Cape Town, South Africa - INTA Blog: October 5 2016

On August 31, 2016, I went to the Cedar School of Art in the Mitchell Plains just outside Cape Town, South Africa. I was accompanied by Ms. Monique Gieskes (Vlisco), who was a session speaker at INTA’s Building Africa with Brands Conference in Cape Town, September 1–2. Read More...

MIP Assertive anticounterfeiting in Africa and Asia Managing Intellectual Property: May 25 2016

MIP Assertive anticounterfeiting in Africa and Asia Managing Intellectual Property: May 25 2016 Monday’s session entitled "Anticounterfeiting Strategies in South East Asia and Africa" explored this. The session was moderated by Lara Kayode of O. Kayode & Co. Read More...

Assertive anticounterfeiting in Africa and Asia: May 25 2016

Your products are sold in emerging markets in ASEAN and Africa regions but you are dealing with a major counterfeiting issue. Considering that each country is unique in terms of legal system and culture, how should. Read More...

MIP The big issues in Asia and Africa: May 22 2016

MIP The big issues in Asia and Africa: May 22 2016. A panel at the Annual Meeting tomorrow will focus on anticounterfeiting strategies in southeast Asia and Africa. “These are two massive regions, so we can’t cover everything –but we hope to provide the audience with key strategies and pointers for these important areas,” says Lara Kayode, of O Kayode & Company in Nigeria, . Read More...

INTA Leadership Conversations - Lara Kayode (O. Kayode & Company) - INTA Blog: February 10 2015

On behalf of INTA’s Leadership Development Committee, we are proud to present Leadership Conversations, a new video and podcast series. Leadership Conversations provides you with the opportunity to hear from distinguished INTA volunteers from across the globe as they recount their personal experiences and share insights on what it means to be an INTA volunteer, and as they discuss the benefits of active participation in the Association. Read More...

WTR New Industrial Property Act passed by Parliament: November 14 2014

WTR New Industrial Property Act passed by Parliament: November 14 2014. Seychelles - O Kayode & Co The Seychelles Parliament has passed the new Industrial Property Act (7/2014), which repeals the Patents Act (5/1901) (Chapter 156), as amended, and the Trademarks Decree No 18/1977 (Chapter 239), as amended. Although not yet in force, the new act makes provision for the registration and protection of industrial designs, which were previously possible only through the extension of a UK design. Read More...

INTA Anticounterfeiting Committee Newsletter: April 2013

INTA Anticounterfeiting Committee Newsletter: April 2013. The ACC has gotten off to a busy start this year! Our seven subcommittees have been hard at work preparing activities and discussions for the fast-approaching Annual Meeting in Dallas on May 4 through 8. We look forward to an active agenda through our final in-person gathering at the INTA Leadership Meeting from November 12 to 16 in Miami. Read More...