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The technology change curve continues to steepen, with an increasing number of entrepreneurs developing innovative processes, services, and products. When you create and drive growth on a global basis, it’s imperative that you capture and protect your intellectual property (IP). In fact, how well you protect your intellectual property could ultimately be a major key to success.
There are different ways to protect original ideas. Some ideas may require a combination of protections and copyrights, trademarks, and patents alone will not provide international protection of your property. How can you make sure nobody steals your richly-deserved rewards? And why do so many entrepreneurs fail to adequately protect the results of their creativity?
Our guest this month, Ruth Edokpayi is a lawyer with vast experience in corporate and commercial law. She manages businesses from pre-incorporation to post-incorporation stages.
Ruth is currently president of an NGO involved in skill acquisition and empowerment and was the legal secretary for a top FMCG company reviewing, drafting and negotiating contracts. She also consults on HR/legal matters for a few firms and individuals and handles a wide range of contracts and agreements from its negotiation to drafting and review.
She is skilled In writing, communication, and negotiations.
She will be will sharing different useful ways for Creatives and Entrepreneurs to protect their birthed ideas and help products in this digital age both locally and internationally.