PROF. ADEBAMBO ADEWOPO ADDS A FEATHER TO HIS CAP AS THE 29TH SENIOR ADVOCATE OF NIGERIA
Professor Adebambo Adewopo, SAN (LL.B, BL, LL.M (UNILAG) LL.M (Franklin Pierce) MCIArb (UK)) is the 29th Senior Advocate of Nigeria, he holds the first IP Chair at the Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (NIALS) since 2010 and was conferred with the prestigious Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) Award by the Legal Practitioners and Privileges Committee (LPPC) of the Supreme Court in Abuja on July 6, 2017.
He pioneered the teaching and research in IP and IT Law at the Faculty of Law, Lagos State University (LASU) since 1991. He has copious publications locally and internationally in IP specifically and commercial law generally. A Fellow of the Max Plank Institute of Intellectual Property, Munich, and the Centre for IP and IT, University of Edinburgh in 2002 and 2005 respectively.
He is a member of International Association for Teaching and Research in IP (ATRIP); a tutor in Harvard University Copyright X Program; founding Editor of the Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (NIALS) Journal of IP (NJIP), tutor, Distance Learning Centre, WIPO Academy, Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR) WIPO, and head of delegation of the Government of Nigeria, among others.
Below is a photograph of Prof. Adebambo Adewopo during his 5th inaugural lecture at the Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (NIALS) titled According to Intellectual Property: A Pro-Development Vision of the Law and The Nigerian Intellectual Property Law and Policy Reform in the Knowledge Era.