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Bankole Sodipo
Company
Law firm of Chief G.O. Sodipo & Co
Position
Principle Partner
Country
Nigeria
Email Address
b.sodipo@gosodipo.com
Phone
+234 80231 98641
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Bankole Sodipo
Principle Partner at Law firm of Chief G.O. Sodipo & Co
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Bankole Sodipo, Barrister and a Solicitor and the Principal Partner with the Law firm of Chief G.O. Sodipo & Co. Lagos. He was a member of the 1988 Copyright Drafting Law Committee that prepared the Nigerian Copyright Act 1988. He has contributed to teaching the Masters programme at Queen Mary & Westfield College, University of London and is a visiting guest lecturer at the Nigeria Law School.. He is a regular contributor to leading international journals. His major publications includes a book on Nigeria’s Foreign Investment Law and Intellectual Property Rights and a book on Piracy and Counterfeiting: GATT-TRIPS and Developing Countries. He has also worked with leading firm of solicitors and at Barristers’ chambers in London. He organizes and speaks at conferences in Nigeria and internationally; these include the Frankfurt Book Fair, the Copyright Society of America; the American Intellectual Property Law Association and the University of Maastrict. He is a visiting guest lecturer at the University College, London; an Adjunct Research Fellow at the Intellectual Property Institute, Queen Mary & Westfield College and a Consultant to the World Intellectual Property Organization. He handles contentious and non-­contentious matters. He is the President of the Intellectual Property Law Association of Nigeria which is the local organization that liases between the government and the private sector in lobbying for reforms in the administration, adjudication and enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights. He was a member of the committee that drafted Nigeria’s Intellectual Property Policy. He is currently a Corporate law Professor at Babcock University, Nigeria.

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