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ADEYEMO ABIODUN V.  FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA

PRODUCT LIABILITY: Proof of and Consumer Protection

ADVERTISING PRACTITIONERS COUNCIL OF NIGERIA (APCON) V. THE REGISTERED TRUSTEES OF INTERNATIONAL MINISTERIAL COUNCIL (ICMC) & ORS.

ADVERTISING - Regulation of Advertisement and Advertising in Nigeria

ALBAN PHARMACY LIMITED V. STERLING PRODUCTS INT. INC

TRADEMARK: Application to Register

ALLIANCE INTERNATIONAL LTD. V. SAAM KOLO INTERNATIONAL ENTERPRISES LTD.

TRADEMARK:  Infringement of – Distinction between Design Registration and Trade mark - Validity of concurrent trademarks issued for different purposes

AMAVO LTD. V. B.T.M. LTD

PATENTS:- “Design”, “Design owner” and “patentee” under the patents and Design Decree No 60 of 1970 - Meaning of.

AMERICAN CYANAMID COMPANY v. VITALITY PHARMACEUTICALS LTD

TRADEMARK: Infringement - Priority of Registration - Continuous Use.

AMON V. RAPHAEL TUCK AND SONS LTD

PATENT:– Disputed Ownership: Proceedings to solve ownership of dispute – Necessary party thereto – Whether party whose commercial interest may be jeopardised thereto is a necessary p’arty as an intervener

ASH V. AGBENDE

COPYRIGHT– Infringement contained in serialised article in newspaper – Measurement of damages payable by newspaper – Conversion – Measure of damages – Relevant considerations

ANTON PILLER KG V. MANUFACTURING PROCESS LTD

PATENTS:- IP Protection Orders: Patents - Anton Piller Order

AREWA TEXTILES PLC V. FINETEX LTD.

PATENT: Infringement of- Court with jurisdiction

AYMAN ENTERPRISES LTD. V. AKUMA INDUSTRIES LIMITED

TRADEMARK AND PASSING OFF:- Federal High Court and jurisdiction for hearing cases founded on passing off of unregistered trademark

BEDDING HOLDINGS LTD V. INDEPENDENT NATIONAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION (INEC) & ORS.

PATENT: Infringement of

BEECHAM V. ESSDEE FOOD PRODUCTS LTD.

TRADEMARK: Infringement of and Remedies

BEECHAM GROUP PLC. V. GENERAL NUTRITION LTD.

TRADEMARK: Registration, User of, Notice of Opposition, Lapse of a Trademark

BEIJING COTEC NEW TECHNOLOGY CORP. & ANOR V. GREENLIFE PHARMACEUTICALS CO. LTD.

PATENT: Infringement of

BELL SONS AND CO. V. GODWIN AKA & ANOR.

TRADEMARK: Registration – Challenge of - Infringement of - Likelihood of Deception

BOARDMAN V. GUINNESS (NIG.) LTD

PRODUCT LIABILITY:  Consumer Protection basis – Negligence of manufacturer – Standard of proof

BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO (NIG.) LTD. V. INTERNATIONAL TOBACCO COMPANY PLC.

TRADEMARK: Infringement of

B O MORRIS LTD V. PERROTT AND BOLTON

PATENT:- Assignment thereof – Good title – Where not delivered – How treated

BLUE IP INC  V. KCS HERR VOSS UK LTD

TRADE MARK:– Licensing agreement to use registered marks as part of company name – Effect of terminating licence

CADBURY-SCHWEPPES PPTY. LTD AND OTHERS V. PUB SQUASH CO. PPTY. LTD

PRODUCTS LIABILITY & REGULATION: Drugs and Related Products

CADBURY NIGERIA PLC. & ORS. V. FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA

PRODUCT LIABILITY:- Regulated products – Conduct qualifying for criminal liability

CARL ZEISS STIFTUNG V. RAYNER & KEELER LTD. AND OTHERS (NO. 3)

TRADEMARK: Foreign judgment - Issue estoppel - Whether decision of
competent foreign court on trade mark matter capable of creating estoppel
in Nigeria

CHEMIRON INDUSTRIES LTD. V. RANMAX LABORATORIES NIG. LTD. & 5 ORS.

TRADEMARK: Infringement of - Passing off – Protectable Features: Colour

COMMANDCLEM NIG. LTD V. MOBIL PRODUCING NIG. UNLIMITED

PATENTS: Infringement of

CONTINENTAL PHARMACEUTICAL LTD. (CPL) INDUSTRIES LTD V. STERLING PRODUCTS NIG. PLC AND SMITHKLINE BEECHAM

TRADEMARK: Infringement -  Passing-off

COPYRIGHT:- Artistic work

COMPACT DISC TECHNOLOGIES LTD. V. MUSICAL COPYRIGHT SOCIETY NIGERIA

COPYRIGHT:– Music – Role of Collecting Societies in Nigeria – Interpretation of the Copyright Act 2004

C. N. EKWUOGOR INVESTMENT (NIG.) LTD. V. ASCO INVESTMENT LTD.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MATTERS:- Locus Standi to bring an action

E. M. BOWDEN'S PATENTS SYNDICATE LIMITED V. HERBERT SMITH AND CO

PATENT:- Action for Infringement – Proper Parties – Effect where equitable Assignee but Legal Owner is a Party -

DENSY INDUSTRIES (NIG) LTD. V. UZOKWE REGISTRABLE DESIGNS, SECTION 13(1)(A)

PATENTS AND DESIGNS:- Action - Burden of Proof – How treated

DIAMOND, COMMISSIONER OF PATENTS AND TRADEMARKS V. CHAKRABARTY (FOREIGN CASE)

PATENT:- Biotechnology -  Human-Made Micro Organism are patentable

DIAMOND V. DIEHR (US CASE)

PATENT:- Mathematical Formula  - Infringement of   

DONOGHUE V. STEVENSON       

PRODUCT LIABILITY:  Consumer Protection – Proof of negligence

DESTRA SOFTWARE LTD V. COMADA (UK) LLP & OTHERS

COPYRIGHT:- Copyright in Software: Infringement of – How treated  

DUPONT NUTRITION BIOSCIENCES APS V. NOVOZYMES A/S

PATENTS:- Revocation of

DURU V. NWOSU

 

DYKETRADE LTD. V. OMNIA (NIG.) LTD.

TRADEMARK:-  Infringement of -  Passing-off of Unregistered Trademarks – Appropriate Orders - Injunctions

DYSON LTD. V. REGISTRAR OF TRADEMARKS

TRADEMARK:- Registration of

ECWA PRODUCTIONS LTD. V. AKANDU

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MATTERS:- Statutory Right to Sue – Relevant considerations

EDWARD OKWEJIMINOR V. G. GBAKEJI AND NIGERIAN BOTTLING COMPANY PLC.

PRODUCT LIABILITY:- Consumer Protection

EGBELE AUSTIN EROMOSELE V.  FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA

PRODUCT LIABILITY:- Adulterated and Dangerous Drugs – Liability for -  Scientific Evidence required - Confessional Statement – Effect

ELECKTROTECHNISCHE FABRIKSCHMIDT AND CO V. BATERIA SLANY NARODNI PODNIC

TRADEMARK:- Concurrent registration of similar marks

F.O. AJIBOWO CO LTD. V. WESTERN MILLS LTD.

DESIGN:- Infringement of

FEIST PUBLICATIONS INC. V. RURAL TELEPHONE SERVICES INC.

COPYRIGHT:- Telephone Directory & White Pages -  Infringement of

FERODO LIMITED V. IBETO INDUSTRIES LIMITED

TRADEMARK INFRINGEMENT:- Distinctiveness, Industrial Design

GEORGE HENSHER LTD V. RESTAWILE UPHOLSTERY (LANCS) LTD

COPYRIGHT:- Artistic work - Work of artistic craftsmanship - Meaning of artistic

[1980] FERODO LTD. V. UNIBROS STORES

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ORDERS:- Anton Piller Order – How treated

FERODO LTD. AND FERODO NIGERIA LTD. V. IBETO INDUSTRIES LTD.

TRADEMARK:- Infringement of – Get-up or Trade dress – Registrability -  Distinctiveness of – Industrial design

FRANK REDDAWAY LTD. & COY. LTD V. GEORGE BANHAM & COY

TRADEMARK:- Descriptive Term – When protectable

GLOBAL SOAP & DETERGENT INDUSTRIES LTD V. NAFDAC

PASSING-OFF:- Cause of Action – Basis

GROUP DANONE & ANOR. V. VOLTIC (NIGERIA) LIMITED

TRADEMARK:-  Infringement of

GSK (NIG) LTD & ANOR. V. OBEN

PRODUCT LIABILITY:- Pharmaceuticals – How treated

HONDA MOTORS CO. & ANOR V. BRIGHT MOTORS & 4 ORS.

GRAY MARKET GOODS:- Treatment of

HONDA PLACE LTD. V. GLOBE MOTORS LTD.

GRAY MARKET GOODS:- Treatment of

HOLDENT INTERNATIONAL LIMITED v. PETERSVILIE NIGERIA LIMITED

TRADE MARK:– Exclusivity Of Use:- Essence of registration of trade mark  - Extent of exclusivity of use of registered mark

I.T. ADENUGA V. ILESANMI PRESS AND SONS (NIG.) LTD.

COPYRIGHT:- Meaning of

IML AIR-CHARTERING NIG. LTD. V. IML INTERNATIONAL MESSENGERS NIG. LTD

PASSING OFF:- Jurisdiction of Federal High Court thereto

IN THE MATTER OF TRADEMARK “DASH” APPLICATION

TRADEMARK: Opposition of registration – Validity of prior NAFDAC provisional trade-mark registry vis a vis registration in the Trademark Registry

IN THE MATTER OF TRADEMARK “SEMPERMED” APPLICATION

TRADEMARK: Registration -  Opposition of – Unregistered mark of principal sought to be registered by agent

IN THE MATTER OF TRADEMARK “TIDE” V. “TIDI”

TRADEMARK:- Registration -  Opposition of – Similar names

IN THE MATTER OF AN APPLICATION BY JOHN SINCLAIR, LTD

 

INTERNATIONAL PAGEANT FILMS LTD AND ANOR V. NIGERIAN COPYRIGHT COMMISSION AND ORS.

TRADEMARK AND COPYRIGHT: Infringement of

INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS LTD V. METROPOLITAN INDUSTRIES LTD.

INDUSTRIAL DESIGN: Registered - Action for infringement of – Dual registration (Foreign and Nigerian)– How treated

INTERNATIONAL TOBACCO (NIG.) LTD. V. BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO (NIG.) LTD. & ANOR.

TRADEMARK & PASSING-OFF: Infringement of Get-up or Packaging of product

INTERNATIONAL TOBACCO (NIG) LTD & OTHERS V. BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO (NIG) LTD & ANOR.

TRADEMARK: Infringement of Colour in Product Get-up or Pack

INTERNATIONAL TOBACCO COMPANY PLC. V. NAFDAC

PRODUCT LIABILITY:- NAFDAC Decree No. 15 of 1993, Food and Drug Act – Interpretation of

IYKE MERCHANDISE V. PFIZER INC. & ANOR.

TRADEMARK INFRINGEMENT AND PASSING-OFF:- Relevant considerations

IYABI-AYAH V. AYAH

ACTION:- Locus Standi – How determined

IYAJI V. EYIGEBE

APPEAL:- Grounds of Appeal and Issues for Determination – Relevant considerations

JATAU V. MANSUR AHMED & ORS.

APPEAL:- Grounds of Appeal And Issues For Determination

JOHN KHALIL KHAWAM V. K CHELLARAM & SONS (NIG) LTD

DESIGN AND COPYRIGHT: Infringement of- Innocent infringement - Onus of proof - Failure to make investigation in Registry – How treated

JOSEPH IKHUORIA V. CAMPAIGN SERVICES LTD.

COPYRIGHT:- Infringement of - Copyright in Photographs




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