A Symposium on Intellectual Property congregating a critical mass of Government and Industry subject-matter stakeholders to discuss the crisis of counterfeit pharmaceuticals and piracy in Nigeria is to hold in Lagos on Monday 16th and Tuesday 17th September 2019.
The interactive event is aimed at securing commitment to raise substantial public awareness on building respect for intellectual property rights and to further the goal of improving the investment climate, legal framework and IP enforcement in Nigeria.
Highlights of the events will include the following:
– Screening of Nigeria-produced documentary film that presents the issues of counterfeit pharmaceuticals and piracy, and their effect on Nigeria’s economy
– IP Exhibition booths
– Panel sessions on key IP themes and legislations in the Nigerian context
– Post-symposium engagements and advocacy.
The event is organised by the USA Embassy in Nigeria, in collaboration with the Nigerian Government.