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5 Feb 2019, 4:04 am by AfroTwiga
Fittingly, Chijioke Okorie blogs on Afro IP as a lady leo, and is now perhaps the biggest cat on the block in Europe? [read post]
31 Jan 2019, 10:09 am
 Further to our announcement earlier this month, we are delighted to welcome Chijioke Ifeoma Okorie as our first Africa Correspondent for the next 6 months.Here's a bit more about Chijioke:Chijioke has over a decade of law practice experience having been called to the Nigerian Bar since 2006 and practised in one of Nigeria’s leading commercial law firms. [read post]
19 Sep 2021, 12:35 pm by Anastasiia Kyrylenko
However, Mr Justice Mellor refused to expedite the proceedings, although with ‘some regret’.CopyrightSpecialKat Chijioke Okorie, our Africa Correspondent, discussed recent developments within the African Regional Intellectual Property Organisation (ARIPO). [read post]
18 Jan 2020, 3:43 pm by Afro Ng'ombe
Chijioke Okorie's (aka AfroLeopa's) new book, Multi-sided Music Platforms and the Law: Copyright, Law and Policy in Africa. [read post]
18 Feb 2020, 11:00 pm
” The word that jumped out to the audience when Professor Caroline Ncube, the holder of the South African Research Chair in IP, Innovation and Development, after her characteristically warm welcome to all the attendees, commenced her description of Dr Chijioke Ifeoma Okorie. [read post]
18 Jul 2021, 9:41 am by Anastasiia Kyrylenko
James finished the event report by mentioning that the panellists were calling for more guidance for the SEPs - and it seems that the European Commission will answer their prayers with a new legislative framework.CopyrightSpecialKat Chijioke Okorie updated The IPKat readers on the forthcoming amendments to the Nigerian Copyright Bill, now transmitted to the National Assembly. [read post]
3 Jun 2018, 6:28 am
On the Afro-IP blog, Chijioke Ifeoma Okorie now reports on the recent step by the NCC to suspended the licence of COSON, and provides her further analysis: Infighting at Nigeria's main collecting society raises CMO governance issues. [read post]
11 Feb 2020, 12:54 am
Our special Kat Chijioke Okorie (Africa Correspondent) is currently appointed a Postdoctoral Research Fellow under the DST/NRF Research Chair in Intellectual Property, Innovation & Development at the University of Cape Town and a Queen Elizabeth Scholar under the Open African Innovation Research (Open AIR) project... and she is the author of a recent publication Multi-sided Music Platforms and the Law, Copyright, Law and Policy in Africa.This book explores the legal and… [read post]
16 Apr 2021, 1:34 am by Chijioke Ifeoma Okorie
Dr Chijioke Okorie, lecturer and researcher at Centre for Intellectual Property Law, University of Pretoria. [read post]
16 Jun 2013, 11:32 pm by Jeremy
Here's the final guest post from Chijioke Ifeoma Okorie, who has now joined the regular Afro-IP team:The Least Developed Countries’ agitation for an extension of the deadline within which they must comply with TRIPS reminds me of the decision of Nigeria’s High Court affirmed by the Court of Appeal in CA/L/573/2008: Microsoft Corporation v Franike Associates Limited. [read post]
22 Nov 2020, 11:27 am by Magdaleen Jooste
 Chijioke Okorie provided a book sneak peek into “Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in Africa” by  Marius Schneider and Vanessa Ferguson. [read post]
13 Aug 2018, 6:20 am by Eleonora Rosati
1709 Blog friend and fellow blogger Chijioke Okorie explains what happened in the recent decision of the Nigerian Supreme Court in Adeokin Records v Music Copyright Society of Nigeria [Chijioke is happy to provide a copy of the judgment upon request].Here’s what Chijioke writes:Last month the Nigerian Supreme Court delivered its judgment in the case of Adeokin Records & another v Musical Copyright Society of Nigeria Limited (MCSN) SC/336/2008, holding… [read post]
16 Apr 2020, 1:09 am by Magdaleen Jooste
Chijioke Okorie looked at what the impact of this decision of the Federal High Court on copyright collective management in Nigeria is.BOOK REVIEWIn recent decades, progress has been made toward the protection of indigenous and traditional knowledge, spurred by the efforts of indigenous groups and developing nations. [read post]
6 Aug 2021, 6:40 am by Anastasiia Kyrylenko
Chijioke has now commented on the written submissions, received from stakeholders on the constitutionality of the Copyright Amending Bill. [read post]
28 Aug 2021, 12:50 am by Anastasiia Kyrylenko
Our SpecialKat Chijioke Okorie published an instructive post on South Africa’s patent laws and how the absence of a definition for ‘inventor’ enabled South African authorities to register the DABUS patent.Katfriend Konstantin Voropaev analysed a patent trolling case from Kazakhstan, where a local patent troll threatened the market of taxi aggregators (platforms, where passengers connect with drivers). [read post]
15 May 2019, 10:06 pm
Chijioke Okorie writes For archives only: crafting copyright limitations and exceptions for archives in South Africa. [read post]
14 Jan 2019, 2:02 am
Supreme Court of NigeriaOver the past few years, Nigeria has seen a number of cases tackling the vexed issue of locus standi of collecting societies.Katfriend Chijioke Okorie (Penguide Advisory) reports on the latest instalment.Here’s what Chijioke writes: “The Nigerian Supreme Court has delivered yet another judgment bordering on the capacity (locus standi) of a “pseudo” collecting society to institute an action for copyright infringement. [read post]
11 Oct 2020, 12:09 pm by Magdaleen Jooste
  Back in May, Chijioke Okorie started the Beijing Treaty in Africa series. [read post]
14 Jun 2013, 8:42 am
 Over in Africa, Chijioke Ifeoma Okorie -- who has now joined the Afro-IP blog team -- has made some good points about the relationship of copyright-based businesses to the increasingly popular concept of open educational resources. [read post]