Horizons – Utilising IP as Security for Financing Transactions in Nigeria
This article aims to examine an uncommon form of security in these climes, an intangible but yet inestimable source of security – intellectual property (IP). According to the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO): “IP refers to creations of the mind, such as inventions; literary and artistic works; designs; and symbols, names and images used in commerce. IP is protected in law by, for example, patents, copyright and trademarks, which enable people to earn recognition or financial benefit from what they invent or create. Read More…..