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Dr chudi charles nwabachili took his first, masters and doctorate degrees from the nnamdi azikiwe university and was enrolled as a barrister and solicitor of. Nigeria, we are increasingly told, is a mint country 1see jim o'neill,. Sometime in april this year, the intellectual property law association of nigeria (“ iplan”) elected new executive officers to oversee its affairs. Intellectual property office home page law department administers protection of trademarks, patents and designs in nigeria and is committed to providing.
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