Uwa Ohiku

Uwa Ohiku


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

E: uwa.ohiku@jee.africa
  • Overview

    Uwa is a Senior Partner in the Firm.

    She has specialist experience in all aspects of IP law & practice and handles the local IP portfolios of numerous blue chip international corporations based particularly in the US and Europe. Uwa was appointed a panel member of the US National Arbitration Forum in 2002 to arbitrate on the largest Domain Name dispute involving a well-known cable provider. She is the only Nigerian Panelist of the WIPO Domain Names Arbitration & Mediation Center and has been consistently nominated as a leading Nigerian IP practitioner by the Who’s Who Legal Publication.

  • Credentials


    • Harvard Business School Boston, USA – Leading Professional Service Firms 2013
    • Executive MBA for Lawyers London, UK 2007
    • Lagos Business School (Pan African University) – Human Resources Management 2005
    • Nigerian Law School B.L 1986
    • University of Benin Nigeria LL.B 1985



    • International Bar Association (IBA) (IP & Entertainment Law)
    • Nigerian Bar Association (NBA)
    • Intellectual Property Law Association of Nigeria (IPLAN)
    • IP Committee Section on Business Law (SBL)
    • International Trademark Association (INTA)
    • INTA Anti-Counterfeiting Committee (2002-2004) and INTA Bulletin Committee (2005-2007)
    • Chairperson, Panel on Review of Nigerian Draft Trademarks Act (2002)
    • Institute of Trade Mark Agents (ITMA)(Overseas Member)
    • Asia- Pacific Lawyers Association (APLA)

  • Experience


    • Commercial Intellectual Property
    • Intellectual Property


Practice Areas

  • Commercial Intellectual Property
  • Intellectual Property