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The Dynamic Role of Intellectual Property in Promoting Innovation and Economic Development in Emerging Markets

July 14 - 16, 2015, Lagos, Nigeria

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In collaboration with our partners, we would like to invite you to a workshop on "The Dynamic Role of Intellectual Property Protection in Promoting Innovation and Economic Development in Emerging Markets" which will take place at Four Points by Sheraton Lagos from July 15 - 16, 2015. In addition to the workshop there will be an associated Innovation hall which will provide innovators, creators, entrepreneurs and others opportunities to showcase their products on July 15th, and a one day training course titled "IP 101" for innovators, entrepreneurs, creators and financiers will be delivered on July 14th.





Welcome and Introductions
Dr. Martina Agberien - Deputy Director, Medicals, NTA


Opening Ceremony 
Mr. Thomas Adetimehin - Director, Directorate for Economic Development, Federal Ministry of Trade and Investment
Dr. Femi Olugbile - Fmr Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, Lagos State

Day 1  |   July 15th



9:00 AM – 9:30 AM





9:30 AM – 11:00 AM





11:00 AM – 11:30 AM





11:30 AM – 13:00 PM





13:00 PM – 14:00 PM





14:00 PM – 15:30 PM





Networking Break and Coffee



Overview of Intellectual Property Framework Panel discussion – Domestic and international perspectives
Ms. Uche Nwokocha - Partner, Aluko& Oyebode

Prof. Bankole Sodipo - Dean of Law, Babcock Law School 

Mr. Douglas Gichuki - Lecturer, Center of Intellectual Property and Information Technology Law, Strathmore University, Kenya

Dr. Enoma Alade - Partner, Anadach Group (moderator)







Practical examples of IP supporting innovation, economic growth in emerging markets (Panel Discussion)
Mr. Bernard Chiira - Manager, Incubation Center @iBizAfrica , Strathmore University, Kenya

Mrs. Eme Essien - Country Manager, International Finance Corporation

Prof. Gbemisola Oke - Deputy Vice-Chancellor, University of Ibadan

Mr. Chinonoye Omeh - MD, Hybrid Micro Machines Products ltd

Dr. Mambi Madzivire - Former COO, Kaymu Africa

Dr. Kenny Achlonu - CEO, Bio-Organics Nutrient Systems Ltd 

Ms. Imoni Akpofure - Regional Director, CDC, UK (moderator)


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15:30 PM – 16:00 PM









Launch of IP and Innovation in Nigeria Report – BASCAP
Mr. Babatunde Savage - Chairman ICCN/ Guiness Nigeria PLC

Olubunmi Osuntuyi - ICCN Secretary General





Issues related to poor IP protection – e.g. Loss of revenue in Nollywood, Counterfeit Drugs etc. (Panel Discussion)
Mr. Rob May - Commercial Director, Emerging Markets, Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson and Johnson 

Ms. Sandra Oyewole - Partner, Olajide Oyewole LLP

Mr. Audu Maikori - CEO Chocolate City Group

Ms.Yewande Sadiku - Executive Director, Stanbic IBTC Bank PLC/Head, Corporate and Transactional Banking

Dr. Egbe Osifo-Dawodu - Partner, Anadach Group (moderator)

16:00 PM – 17:30 PM





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17:30 PM – 18:00 PM





18:00 PM – 19:30 PM





Concluding Remarks and Next Steps






Cocktail – Special Guest of Honor
Mr. Wale Edun - Chairman, Chapel Hill Denham

Day 2  |   July 16th



9:15 AM – 11:00 AM









What can governments do to stimulate inventing and entrepreneurship?
Mr. Biyi Mabadeje - Fmr. Honorable Commissioner of ICT, Lagos State 

Mr. Akin Oyebode - Head SME Banking, Stanbic/IBTC

Mr. Joel Kopp - First Secretary, Embassy of the United States

Dr. Konji Sebati - IPASA

Prof. Olufemi Bamiro - Former Vice-Chancellor, University of Ibadan 

Ms. Adenike Adeyemi - Executive Director, FATE Foundation (moderator)

11:00 AM – 11:15 AM





11:15 AM – 12:30 PM





12:30 PM – 13:30 PM





13:30 PM – 14:45 PM





14:45 PM – 15:45 PM





15:45 PM – 16:15 PM





16:15 PM – 17:30 PM





Networking and Break






Information and Communication Technology IP: Trends and Opportunities
Dr. Ephraim C. Okejiri - Director, Technology Transfer Regulation, NOTAP

Mr. Folabi Esan - Partner, Adlevo Capital (moderator)

Mr. Okey Okuzu - CEO Instrat Global Health Solutions

Ms. Nkiru Balonwu - CEO Spinlet 

Mr. Femi Olubanwo - Partner, Banwo and Ighodalo

Ms. Amber Fowler - Partner, Chief Operating Officer, EchoVC










Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology IP: Opportunities for success including leveraging traditional knowledge
Dr. Clinton de Souza - Director, Public Health Imperial Health Sciences

Dr. Pierre Souverain - Director, Global Security, Pfizer

Dr. Segun Dawodu - Wellspan Health, US (moderator)

Mr. Khaled Mansour - Area Managing Director, Middle East, West Asia and Africa, Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson 





Artistic IP: Creating unprecedented opportunities with Visual Arts, Music, Film and Books (Panel discussion)
Ms. Parminder Vir - Director Entrepreneurship, The Tony Elumelu Foundation

Dr .Soji Akinkugbe - CEO, Colors of Africa

Mr. Lancelot Imasuen - Award Winning Nollywood Film Director

Mr. Tolu Ogunlesi - Journalist, Blogger, Photographer, Fiction Writer

Mr. Remilekun Safaru (also known as Reminisce) - Award Winning Rapper

Ms. Nabilla Olusolape Adio - Compliance & Corporate Governance lawyer. LL.B (Hons.), BL LLM, MBA

Mrs. Ndidi O. Nwuneli (MFR) - Founder/Director; LEAP Africa; Partner, Sahel Capital (moderator)





Networking Break and Coffee





Strengthening national and regional IP legal frameworks in developing countries to harness benefits
Dr. Paul Orhii - DG, NAFDAQ (tbc)

Dr. Marisella Ouma - ED, Kenya Copyright Board

Ms. Uwa Ohiku - Partner Intellectual Property, Jackson Etti & Edu

Mr. Samuel Salako - Partner, Olajide Oyewole and Co

Ms. Angela Wasunna - Assistant General Counsel, Pfizer Inc (moderator)

17:30 PM – 18:00 PM









Concluding Remarks and Next Steps

Certified Training Course on Intellectual PropertyIP 101 for Innovators, Entrepreneurs, Creators and Financiers - This course will aim to increase understanding on what aspects of each attendee's business requires protection, the most comprehensive protection available in Nigeria and elsewhere, and what processes are involved in obtaining it. The course will be based around four interactive discussions based on panel discussions, including a session on practical application to a test case.The ICC Business Action to Stop Counterfeiting and Piracy (BASCAP) released the report “Promoting and Protecting Intellectual Property in Nigeria”.

Training  |   July 16th



08:30 AM – 09:00 AM









Arrival of Attendees





Welcome and Introduction - Anadach Group

09:00 AM – 09:15 AM









What to Protect: Overview of Intellectual Property including how to identify if you have IP that needs to be protected
Ms. Chinyere Okorocha - Partner Intellectual Property, Jackson Etti & Edu

Dr. Ikechukwu Obiaya - Director of Nollywood Centre, School of Media & Communication , Pan- Atlantic University, Nigeria 

Mr. Douglas Gichuki - Lecturer, Center of Intellectual Property and Information Technology Law, Strathmore University, Kenya

Mr. Theophilus Emuwa - Partner AELEX 

09:15 AM – 11:00 AM





11:00 AM – 11:15 AM









Networking and Coffee Break





How and Where To Protect: Interactive Discussion on practical steps of how and where you can protect your identified intellectual property
Mr. Yahaya Maikori - Partner, Law Allianz 

11:15 AM – 12:30 PM










12:30 PM – 13:30 PM









What Does your Protection Cover/Cost: lnteractive discussion on type of protection (including registration classes, geographical cover/range of protection), typical costs and, what to do when protection is encroached upon/ needs enforcement
Ms. Uche Nwokocha - Partner Intellectual Property Aluko and Oyebode 

Mr. Ese Oraka - Partner, Adelphi Consulting

13:30 PM – 15:00 PM









Group Discussion on Case Studies
Mr. Ese Oraka - Partner, Adelphi Consulting

15:00 PM – 16:00 PM










16:00 PM – 16:30 PM





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