Blessing Udo is a stalwart associate in the law firm of Jackson, Etti & Edu.
She is a member of the Intellectual Property and Data Protection practice areas, where she advises clients on intellectual property rights, brand protection, manages key clients’ IP portfolios, and engages in data protection audits.
As a member of the Intellectual Property Department, Blessing has advised and successfully defended a foremost telecommunication company at the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) Arbitration and Mediation Center against an infringing domain name in the protection of its trademark; advised an FMCG client on building a strategy to strengthen the protection of their trademark, which the client adopted and has leveraged for commercialisation, advised various international clients on the assignment and licensing of trademarks as tools for commercialisation of intellectual property rights; advised an international client on the permitted use of a registered trademark; managed clients’ trademark portfolios, conducted data protection audits for various multinational companies.
In addition to her wealth of experience, Blessing has published articles and has relevant IP and Data Protection certifications to her credit. Blessing is a member of the IP Committee of the Nigerian Bar Association – Section on Business Law, the Data Protection Litigation Network, NBAWF Mentoring Committee, Internet Society – Nigeria Chapter, McKinsey Forward (Africa) Program 2021 Cohort.
Blessing mentors law students and younger colleagues on how to excel in the Nigerian Law School and the intricacies of life after Call to Bar. She is passionate about giving back to society and engages in various volunteer activities.
In essence, if you must get it done, then go for the best. Blessing gets the work done efficiently, as she is nimble and reliable.
- Nigerian Law School (B.L) 2018
- University of Lagos (LL. B) 2017
- Nigeria Bar Association (NBA)
- NBA – Section on Business Law
Internet Society – Nigeria Chapter
- IP Key Clients Portfolio Management
- Brand Protection/Anti-counterfeiting
- Domain Name Advisory
- Commercial Intellectual Property
- Legal Advisory Services
- Intellectual Property Commercialization
- Data Protection Compliance & Audit
- Litigation & Dispute Resolution