Uwa Ohiku

Uwa Ohiku

               

RCO Court
3-5 Sinari Daranijo Street,
Off Ajose Adeogun,
Victoria Island,
Lagos, Nigeria.
+234 1 4626841/3

E: uwaohiku@jacksonettiandedu.com
  • Overview

    Uwa is a Partner and Head of the Intellectual Property Department (IP) of the Firm.

    She has specialist experience in all aspects of IP law & practice and handles the local IP portfolios of numerous blue chip international corporations based particularly in the US and Europe. Uwa was appointed a panel member of the US National Arbitration Forum in 2002 to arbitrate on the largest Domain Name dispute involving a well-known cable provider. She is the only Nigerian Panelist of the WIPO Domain Names Arbitration & Mediation Center and has been consistently nominated as a leading Nigerian IP practitioner by the Who’s Who Legal Publication.

  • Credentials

    EDUCATION

    • Harvard Business School Boston, USA – Leading Professional Service Firms 2013
    • Executive MBA for Lawyers London, UK 2007
    • Lagos Business School (Pan African University) – Human Resources Management 2005
    • Nigerian Law School B.L 1986
    • University of Benin Nigeria LL.B 1985

     

    PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

    • International Bar Association (IBA) (IP & Entertainment Law)
    • Nigerian Bar Association (NBA)
    • Intellectual Property Law Association of Nigeria (IPLAN)
    • IP Committee Section on Business Law (SBL)
    • International Trademark Association (INTA)
    • INTA Anti-Counterfeiting Committee (2002-2004) and INTA Bulletin Committee (2005-2007)
    • Chairperson, Panel on Review of Nigerian Draft Trademarks Act (2002)
    • Institute of Trade Mark Agents (ITMA)(Overseas Member)
    • Asia- Pacific Lawyers Association (APLA)

  • Experience

    PRACTICE AREAS

    • IP prosecution and administration
    • Domain Name Registration
    • IP Watch Service
    • Legal/Advisory Services
    • IP Audit & Valuation
    • Commercial IP
    • Contentious IP Services

Practice Areas

  • Commercial Intellectual Property