INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY & ICT
It is important for businesses, in today’s corporate world, to protect their unique identities and brands. HARLEM SOLICITORS, having fully accredited and listed with the Nigerian Trademarks, Patents, Designs and Copyright Registry, is committed to finding practical, efficient means to achieve your business goals through the provision of expert legal advice on patents, trademarks, copyrights and all aspects indissolubly associated with the regulation of computer technology.
At HARLEM SOLICITORS, we recognize the supreme importance of intellectual property as the primary asset for your business and understand your unique needs and objectives relating to intellectual property in particular and business strategy, in general. Since inventions often form the substratum of the most valuable assets of start-ups, a cast-iron intellectual property rights protecting these inventions can be pivotal to their survival.
Our in-depth understanding of all types of intellectual property helps us to identify the most efficient ways to obtain, manage and protect our clients’ intellectual property during the different stages of a company to provide optimum value.Whenever disputes arise from the misuse or misappropriation of intellectual property, we have a team of experienced litigators and expert negotiators, who obtain outstanding results for our clients, both in individual lawsuits and in collective conflicts.
At Harlem, we offer our clients decade-long experience in assessing and overcoming legal, commercial, regulatory and compliance risks. We keep abreast of technology, updating ourselves with the resolution of numerous intellectual property/IT-related disputes and cases. We offer a full-range of legal services and take our clients’ briefs relating to the protection of their intellectual property in the areas of:
- Trade Secrets
- Data Privacy and security
- IT outsourcing
- Drafting and negotiating licence and assignment agreements
- Preparation and registration of industrial designs
- Counselling in commercialization of intellectual property rights, including drafting and negotiating contracts for protection, exploitation, assignment, merchandising, and licensing of intellectual property rights.