Under the theme 'Nigeria and the New Economy', the eighth edition of the EU-Nigeria Business Forum (EUNBF) will take place from 30 June to 1 July 2022 at Eko Hotel & Suites, Lagos (Nigeria).
The EUNBF is a platform for the European Union (EU) and Nigerian businesses to increase domestic investments, enhance access to the EU market, and build strategic partnerships.
The Africa IP SME Helpdesk will have a booth at the Access2Market stand at the forum. At this booth, our intellectual property expert, Nta Ekpiken, will give one-on-one consultations exclusively to the EU SMEs on protecting and enforcing intellectual property rights in Nigeria.
- international finance | intellectual property
- Eko Hotel & Suites, Lagos (Nigeria)Nigeria
- EU-Nigeria Business Forum (EUNBF) | Africa IP SME Helpdesk
- Name: The eighth EU-Nigeria Business Forum
- Type: Trade fair
- Date: 30 June 2022 – 1 July 2022
- Location: Eko Hotel & Suites, Lagos (Nigeria)
- Languages: English
- Host/Expert: Nta Ekpiken
About the Consultations at the Helpdesk Booth
Meet our expert Nta Ekpiken, for a one-on-one and free of charge 20-minute consultations on the 30th June 2022 from 15:00 . Kindly note that there are no booking time slots available; consultations are on a first-come, first-served basis. For any questions please email us: firstname.lastname@example.org
Our Intellectual Property Expert’s Bio
Nta Ekpiken is an Intellectual Property expert with over 10 years of experience in the field. Called to the Nigerian Bar in 2007, she holds a Master's Degree from Swansea University, Wales, United Kingdom and is an Alumni of the United States of America International Visitors Leadership Program (IVLP) on Protection of Intellectual Property Rights. Nta is a Chartered Secretary with the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA) United Kingdom and has a certificate in CopyrightX from the Berkman Klein Center of Harvard Law School.
Nta started her career in the Legal Department of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and upon her return from her Masters program joined the Firm of Ken Ahia & Associates before joining the IP Department of Aluko & Oyebode in 2012 until January 2020. She headed the IP & Technology team of TNP from March 2020 to January 2021 and now focuseson building her boutique IP Firm.
Nta is passionate about career development and gaining expertise in specific fields of law and she mentors a number of young lawyers. She was recently elected as the Secretary of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Lagos Branch. NBA Lagos Branch is the largest Branch of the NBA with over 7,000 member and she is the first female secretary in over 20 years. Nta is a fellow of the Nigerian Leadership Initiative (NLI), she enjoys travelling and volunteering in capacity building projects.