Ngozi Aderibigbe

Ngozi Aderibigbe

               

RCO Court
3-5 Sinari Daranijo Street,
Off Ajose Adeogun,
Victoria Island,
Lagos, Nigeria.
+234 1 4626841/3

E: ngozi.aderibigbe@jee.africa
  • Overview

    Ngozi is a Partner and head of the Intellectual Property practice of the firm. She also doubles as the head of the firm’s Technology, Media & Entertainment sector where her legal expertise, passion, and intricate knowledge of the sector sets her apart as a thought leader.

    Ngozi is a seasoned legal practitioner, with over a decade of experience in niche areas of law spanning intellectual property law, privacy and data protection, patent protection, technology licensing, brand protection, and intellectual property litigation. Ngozi has been involved in providing strategic intellectual property advisory in several high-profile commercial transactions, including mergers and acquisition, equity financing, and IP securitization. She has also led teams of experts in conducting intellectual property audits for several companies, including one of Africa’s leading telecommunications companies.

     

    In the Technology space, Ngozi has extensive experience in advising in technology transactions. She routinely advises the full range of technology companies, from global technology companies operating transnationally, to tech start-ups at the ideation stage on legal issues impacting their business. Ngozi also advises creatives and corporates on intellectual property issues affecting their business.  She is particularly passionate about helping creatives and corporates to get the best commercial and strategic value out of their intellectual property rights.

  • Credentials

    EDUCATION

    • Harvard Business School, Executive Program
    • University of London (LLM. in Corporate Commercial law)
    • Obafemi Awolowo University (LLM)
    • Nigerian Law School (BL)
    • University of Nigeria (LLB)

     

    PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

      • Chairperson, Intellectual Property Committee, NBA- Section on Business Law
      • Member, 2020 Nigerian Sport Industry Policy Drafting Committee
      • Ex-officio, Sports, Media & Entertainment Committee of the Section on Business Law of the Section on Business Law of the Nigerian Bar Association
      • Sub-Group Head, Policy Formulation Committee for Sports Thematic Group of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG)
      • Member, International Trademark Association (INTA)
      • Member, Nigerian Bar Association
      • Ex-officio, Sports, Media & Entertainment Committee of the Section on Business Law of the Section on Business Law of the Nigerian Bar Association
      • Sub-Group Head, Policy Formulation Committee for Sports Thematic Group of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG)
      • Faculty Member, African Franchise Institute

  • Experience

    PRACTICE AREAS

    • Intellectual Property & Technology Licensing,
    • Patent Protection
    • Franchising
    • Brand Protection/Anti-counterfeiting
    • Intellectual Property Litigation
    • Privacy and Data Protection
    • Media & Entertainment

Practice Areas

  • Commercial Intellectual Property
  • Intellectual Property
  • Litigation & Dispute Resolution