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Name: Afamefuna Francis Nwokedi
Firm Name: Stillwaters
Country: Nigeria
Expertise: Intellectual Property Law

Telephone: +234 (0) 1 454 7179
Fax: +234 (0) 1 454 4914
Email: [email protected]

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Professional Biography:

Afam Nwokedi is our exclusively recommended Intellectual Property Law expert in Nigeria on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Afam directly using the contact details above.

Stillwaters is a law firm based in Nigeria. The firm was established in 2001 and specialises in corporate and Commercial Law, IP Law, Tax Advisory Services, TMT and Sports Law, as well as Litigation and Dispute Resolution cases. As a firm, it is our belief that many aspects of today’s legal landscape require a keen understanding as well as knowledge of the law; accordingly, we offer solutions to the often complex arrays of regulations and requirements that confront the business client in Nigeria thereby creating conducive legal environments for our clients to achieve their goals.

Professionalism, flexibility and innovation are the hallmark of our practice. We value professional excellence, outstanding result and realise they both require creativity and hard work. With over 125 years of combined partnership practice experience, we strive to gain every legal advantage for our clients while upholding the principles behind our guiding goal of PEOPLE, INTEGRITY and SERVICE as a driving force steering our entire practice.

From Corporate and Commercial Contracts, Media Rights Mergers, Sport Licensing Agreements, Corporate Income Tax, Copyright Issues, Due Diligence to General Trademark and Patent Administration, Infringement, Anti-Counterfeiting, Piracy Technology Transfer, Joint Ventures, Dispute Resolution and Enforcement, Practice Representative Clients include over 600 foreign multinationals, quoted companies, financial institutions, industries, small and medium-size businesses and private entrepreneurs.

Our IP department operates from the commercial cities of Lagos and Abuja in Nigeria, with associate offices in Cameroon (for OAPI matters) and Angola; and our Dispute Resolution department has extensive practice before the trial and appellate courts in Nigeria.

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