Nigeria’s Digital Economy and the Copyright System

At a recent workshop on “Nigeria’s Digital Economy and the Copyright System: Challenges and Opportunities for Strategic Growth in the Information Age”, several key issues bordering on the current and future course of copyright in Nigeria were discussed.

The Google supported workshop which held at Southern Sun, Ikoyi Hotel, Lagos, Nigeria from 15-16 June 2015 was put together by the Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (NIALS), the African Centre for Study Development Research and Civil Education (ACCE) and the Nigerian Copyright Comission (NCC). It had in attendance keynote speakers, major stakeholders and IP practitioners.

Our Principal Partner, Mr. Afam Nwokedi chaired the first module of the second session which examined the topic, “Copyright Exceptions and Limitations (E&Ls) as Levers in the Production of Knowledge Assets in the Information Economy“.

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