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#IPSERIES

By Rita Anwiri Chindah
IPSERIES features talks on latest intellectual property cases and development globally.
Intellectual Property (IP) is an intangible work that involves human creativity and innovation used in commerce.

This podcast makes emphasis on how intellectual property(IP) is all around us and the value of these IP assets by turning intangible assets into exclusive property rights even if its for a limited period of time.

IP would include copyright, trademark,patent, industrial design, trade secret, plant variety, geographical indication etc.

IP owners can also exploit and commercialize them.
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The thin line between fair dealing, sampling and copyright infringment.

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The thin line between fair dealing, sampling and copyright infringment.

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Time: the gatekeeper and beginning of everything"
New #IPSERIES on the 3 major events for today 1/1/2021 which are: 1. Public Domain Day 2. Launch of #AfCFTA & 3. The New Nice Classification 2021. https://twitter.com/esmeraldo99/status/1345067430696132611?s=08
39:08
January 15, 2021
Understanding the basic terms of a contract: Lesson from Shameless v Joe Public Holdings/Spit fire
On thia final episode, i had Ms Adwoa Ankoma talk about the need for artists to always understand their contracts before signing, importance and role of a lawyer, image rights, a need for policy for creatives, ownership of a aork and revenue generation for artist.
48:39
December 31, 2020
E-sport: the future of games
In light of the new normal, sports fanatics had to embrace virtual aports aka e-sports. On this episode i had Mr Stephen Ojo talk about what esport means to him, trends to look iut for, e-sport structure and challenges, the mode of resolving e-sports related dispute, best and most controversial e-sport case, the interplay of intellectual property, technology and e-sports.
1:11:36
December 28, 2020
Taking a walk in the world of copyright.
On this episode, Eleonora Rosati an Associate Professor in Intellectual Property Law, Stockholm University; Editor, Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice (Oxford University Press)   'PermaKat', The IPKat  and Co-Founder, Fashion Law London talked copyright, best and most controversial copyright case, the fusion of technology and intellectual property, the impact of covid 19 to creatives, the best mode of resolving IP related dispute, trends to look out for in 2021.
32:47
December 24, 2020
Dissecting fashion law
On this episode, i had Rosie Burbridge who is the author of European Fashion Law: A Practical Guide from Start-up to Global Success, we talk about what fashion law is, the impact of covid 19 to the fashion industry, best fashion case, beat form of intellectual property and best mode of resolving fashion related dispute.
23:14
December 20, 2020
All you need to know about Collective Management Organisation in Nigeria as a creative.
On this episode with Mr Lumi Mustapha @lumes_bg, we talked about what collecting societies do, the best and most controversial cases, existing structures, fraud withing CMOs in Africa, how CMOs can generate revenue for the artist, synchronisation rights, trends to look out for in 2021
1:04:43
December 17, 2020
Basics of software licensing
On this episode, our guest Ijeoma Unachukwu talked on the fusion of intellectual property and technology, software licensing, best for of IP Commercialization, resolving software disputes, trends to look out for.
25:52
December 11, 2020
Geographical Indication as a tool for boosting and exporting a country's product
In this episode with Mr Sand Mba-Kalu we talked about what geographical indication(GI) is? The economic benefits, the impact of covid 19 if any, what differentiates GI from other intelellectual property such as copyright, trademark, trade secrets, GI as a source indicator aof a soil, international treaties.
54:18
December 7, 2020
Why you should consider Merchandising.
On this episode Selina Davis focuses on merchandising, the evonomic importance, relevant industry, examples of merchandising branding. #Fenty #Retail #Branding #Merchandise #EndSARS
19:08
December 4, 2020
Trademarks and SMEs
For our Christmas edition, i had Erik Pelton on this episode to talk about trademark for SMEs, the impact of covid 19, trends to look out for in 2021, Amazon registry, best form of trademark, big brands and small brands
29:37
December 1, 2020
Understanding the uncommon IP called plant variety/Breeders Right
I had Yolanda Huerta who is the Legal Counsel and Director of Training and Assistance at UPOV talk about New Plant Variety/ Breeders Right. Is it really an uncommon form of IP? What are the legal framework? Term of duration, conditions for a new plant variety, the role of breeders, farmers, the impact of plant variety on climate change. #plantvariety #breedersright #ADR #Arbitration #farmers #growers #agriculture #IPRs #OAPI #UPOV #EndSars #Endpolicebrutality
31:32
November 25, 2020
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) and intellectual property & trends post covid 19
I have another guest with me where we get to talk about Fast Moving Consumer Goods(FMCG), the relevant sectors, stakeholders, Force Majeure, actions taken by the government, impact of covid 19, trends to look out for and Advice for the stakeholders, practitioners and everyone
41:53
November 21, 2020
The thin line between fair dealing, sampling and copyright infringment.
In our first guest podcast, we had Mark Jaffe share his thoughts on the Nicki Minaj and Tracy Chapman case which in a recent judgement the court held that Minaj use sampling of Chapman’s song “Baby Can I Hold You" was fair use and not copyright infringement. We talked about what is obtainable in the U. S and Nigeria with regards to fair use/dealing. Liability in copyright infringement and the "De minimis rule. #EndSARS #EndBadGovernance #CongoBleeds #NigeriaBleeds #LekkiMassacre #LagosMassacre #EndPoliceBrutality #EndBrutality
33:48
October 25, 2020
What are the Intellectual Property Rights that exist in a protest in the digital age
In light of the #ENDSARS #ENDPOLICEBRUTALITY #SÓRÓSÓKE #ENDSWAT #ENDBADGOVERNANCE, this episode takes a look at IPRs that may exist as a result of the protest. We looked image rights, right of publicity, terms of use of a social media platform, social contract, data protection issues, IP in the digital age, ownership in the digital age and the relevant IPs such as trademark and copyright. Legal remedies and implications. ADR and litigating IP related dispute, Trademark strategy.
41:26
October 19, 2020
Intellectual Property Rights in Video Games and Synchronisation License
This episode talks about how an artist can commercialize and exploit their intellectual property by opting to sync their music in video games, film amd commercials. The recently released #FIFA21 Soundtrack features FireBoy DML song "Scatter", Leyma " Been a minute" .
21:55
October 5, 2020
Off Trademark and Domain Name: Generic or Not: Lessons learnt from the Booking.com case
In this episode, we look at the case between the United State Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) v Booking.com case where the Supreme Court upheld the decisions of the Circuit Court that Booking.com was not generic and had acquired secondary meaning over time and under the Lanham Act, the consumer is king,” Grounds for refusal to register a mark. Scope of protection.
22:58
September 27, 2020
"When non use of a trademark leads to a partial or total cancellation or revocation of a mark'
In this episode, I had three newsflashes: The Keeping Up With the Kardashian show coming to an end after 14 years and 20 seasons; Burna Boy releasing merchandise for his song "Monster you made" from his "Twice as tall" album and finally, Burberry's check patterned trademark. The grounds for revocation of a mark under the European Union Trademark Rule and the Nigerian Trademark Act with our case study Ares Performance AG vs Ferrari S. P. A. How you can renew your trademark. #AresPerfomanceAG #Ferrari #Trademark #Nonuse #Revocation #IntellectualProperty #Trademarkclasses #IPRs #Twiceastall #Monsteryoumade #Keepingupwiththekardashians #Burberry
31:19
September 9, 2020
What this podcast is about
Ever wondered what the podcast is about? IPSERIES features talks on latest intellectual property cases and development globally. Intellectual Property (IP) is an intangible work that involves human creativity and innovation used in commerce. This podcast makes emphasis on how intellectual property(IP) is all around us and the value of these IP assets by turning intangible assets into exclusive property rights even if its for a limited period of time. IP would include copyright, trademark,patent, industrial design, trade secret, plant variety, geographical indication etc. IP owners can also exploit and commercialize them. Dont forget you can send in your questions and comments to ipseriesinfo@gmail.com
01:06
September 2, 2020
The Battle of Marks in a Likelihood of Confusion in a logo and word mark
This episode features two cases on the Likelihood of confusion in a logo and word mark. The Prepear v Apple Inc case on a trademark opposition which is said to cause confusion AND Reels v Reelz Channel which focuses on Trademark Infringement, Trademark Dilution and Unfair Competition.
25:36
August 16, 2020
How to keep a secret the IP way: Lessons from Tesla v Rivian
This episode talks about how much confidential information is worth as intellectual property. Why you need an NDA? Advantages of a trade secret and the remedies available for suing a competitor for trade secret theft. "To keep your secret is wisdom; but to expect to keep it is folly" Oliver Wendell Homes
33:19
August 7, 2020
3D Printing in the Fashion Industry and the Role of Intellectual Property
On the 22nd of May 2020, Anifa Mvemba owner of Hanifa Clothing line showcased her #PinkLabelCongo Collection virtually on Instagram using 3D simulation models instead of live models. This episode talks about what 3D Printing really is; the relevant Industry that uses 3D Printing and the role intellectual Property plays in the fashion industry
24:54
July 22, 2020
“Reasons why your trademark application is rejected”
On this episode we feature the case of Valentino v the Trademark Trial Appeal Board (TTAB) on the various arms of the United State Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) refusal to register the word “ROCKSTUD” & ROCKSTUD SPIKE. I also look out the what a weak and strong trademark, what a disclaimer is, right to appeal, amending a trademark.
20:12
July 8, 2020
The Role of IP and Branding for MSME’s in the 21st Century of Digital disruption: Post Covid-19
In celebration of the #MSME’s Day I will be talking about ”The Role of IP and Branding for MSME’s in the 21st Century of Digital , I will be talking about ”. How MSMEs in Nigeria can benefit and exploit Intellectual Property and the way forward. #MSME’sday #Copyright #Trademark #Industrialdesign #Patent #IPProtection #IPSERIES #Branding #IPStrategy #Brandexpansion
40:29
June 27, 2020
Intellectual Property (IP) as a “Work for Hire” and the authorized use of an IP.
In this case of a Twitter handle @Louisajlo v The Living in Bondage:Breaking free management and Ramsey Nouah who was the director of the movie. We will talking about what “Work for Hire” means when it comes to intellectual Property and the implication of using unauthorized IP works, the relevant IP a graphic design can enjoy protection, why you need a contract, exceptions to “Work for Hire”, how to prove copyright infringement and best mechanism for resolving IP dispute using alternative dispute resolution (ADR) mechanisms
42:44
June 21, 2020
Unauthorized use of photograph, image rights, right of publicity, rights of a record label
Unauthorized use of photograph, Image Rights, Right of Publicity, Copyright Infringement, Rights of a Record Label,Exclusive license. The case of Cynthia Morgan v Jude Okoye and her Manager; Mrs Amuda Adeleke v Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and his campaign director Dr Bukola Saraki
19:23
June 20, 2020
”How to Commence a Copyright Infringement Suit and The Battle of the Logo”
As an intellectual property owner, you are entitled to remedies either as a civil or criminal remedy. It's advisable to be proactive by registering your IP, exerting your right and also be paid and acknowledged for your hard work.
33:06
June 4, 2020
Exploring Movie Franchise in the Film Industry
In celebration of Star Wars 43rd anniversary, I chose to talk about how filmmakers can commercial their movies by building a brand and a franchise. ” The film industry's most valuable asset is Intellectual Property, which can be protected by copyrights, trademarks, patents, and the right of publicity for distribution deals.”
20:01
May 25, 2020
Rights of Copyright Owners and The Roles of a Collective Management Organisation (CMO)”
#IPSERIES COVID-19 EDITION episode 1 features “Rights of Copyright Owners and The Roles of a Collective Management Organisation (CMO)” in Nigeria, the exclusive rights accorded to a copyright owner
23:31
May 18, 2020