The fourth edition of the Intellect First newsletter introduces you to some of our achievements, including a featured article on the Lagos State Data Protection Bill, as well as important updates on Intellectual Property and data protection in Nigeria and across Africa.

The first section delves deep into the major headlines, such as the awards and achievements of our Associates and Partners. This edition also shows our latest Chambers & Partners 2022 Global Guide Ranking, where we are ranked Band 1 in intellectual property.

The firm marked its 25th anniversary with a series of events.  The major highlight of the celebration included the JEE 25th Anniversary staff picnic by the beach, as well as a separate dinner to appreciate its clients, for their support and patronage over the years.

Our milestones:

  • We were voted firm of the year in Nigeria at the Managing IP Awards 2021.
  • Managing IP Recognised JEE as a Top Tier Law Firm in its 2021 Global Ranking
  • Our partner, Chinyere Okorocha has been consistently recognized amongst the Top 250 Women in Intellectual Property 2019 & 2020 & 2021, by Managing Intellectual Property.
  • Uwa Ohiku, Chinyere Okorocha, Obafemi Agaba, Ngozi Aderibigbe and Chinwe Ogban were ranked IP Stars in the 2020/21 edition of Managing Intellectual Property’s IP Stars. The highest number of Lawyers ranked from a Nigerian firm.

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