Turf Exposé 101 is an online package set to strategically uncover certain specifics of diverse practice areas in Law. It entails an exposition of the several fields in law; recent trends in and the potentials of such fields; what law students and young wigs alike who are interested in such fields must already take up doing and so much more. The package is free and open to our followers on our blog (www.legalpages.com.ng/blog) & social media (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn & Instagram) and kicks off in November, 2017. You will be availed the opportunity to ask each facilitator questions through comments which will in turn be answered by them. An enthusiastic few will be given the opportunity to connect and network personally with the facilitators of their desired area of law for further guidance in the respective fields. (Enthusiasm will be deduced from participants’ questions)
Senator Iyere Ihenyen is an intellectual property (IP) and information technology (IT) lawyer. He loves entrepreneurship, innovation, and technology. Senator has authored several articles on IP & IT. A data protection and privacy researcher, Senator completed a comprehensive overview note on data protection and policy in Nigeria in 2016, available in over 100 countries. Senator is the Lead Partner at Infusion Lawyers. Before founding Infusion Lawyers www.infusionlawyers.com.ng on World IP Day 2017, he was the Managing Partner at Assizes Lawfirm www.assizeslawfirm.com and CEO of The Write House www.writehouse.org. (Senator is now a Consultant to both firms). He was a private tax-law researcher and legal assistant to a former Commissioner of the federal Tax Appeal Tribunal in Lagos where he prepared several legal opinions on tax disputes between tax authorities and local & multinational companies.
Professional Qualifications, Education & Membership:
Solicitor & Advocate of the Supreme Court of Nigeria
LLB, University of Benin, Benin City, Edo State
BL, Nigerian Law School
Member, Nigerian Bar Association
Member: Legal Writing Institute
Member: Plain English Association
Country Contributor on Data Protection and Privacy (Nigeria): DataGuidance.com
Founder: Nigerian Law Today www.nigerianlawtoday.com
Senator is committed to the lifelong dream of growing, protecting, and supporting innovation to maximize value, create opportunities, and open up new possibilities.
Ayuk Kure had his one year vocational training as a Legal Practitioner at the Nigerian Law School, Lagos and he bagged his Bachelor of Laws Degree from the prestigious University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Kwara State from where he developed a passion for telecommunications Law and practice. Ayuk is an ardent follower of the foremost Nigerian Communications Lawyer, Paul Usoro (SAN) and he is a voracious reader of the writings of D.A. Ariyoosu, an applauded telecommunication Law Scholar and Lecturer. Ayuk has a dream to become a much sought-after telecommunication lawyer in Nigeria and that is why he dedicates much of his valuable time to researching, reading and writing on Telecommunication Law.
Ayuk is also a co-founder and editor at Legal Dilemmas, a blog dedicated to telling thought-provoking legal stories, publishing of research articles and organization of capacity building seminars for young lawyers.
Ayuk has passion for the pen and does not joke with the power which it possesses. He loves words so beautifully crafted and assembled with a view to making maximum impact, changing the status quo and making life count. As a writer, Ayuk has been recognised twice by konnectafrica.org and nuhafoundation.org as a top 20 essayists in Nigeria and the world respectively.
Akinyemi Ayinoluwa is a Partner at HighTower Solicitors and Advocates. With his practice, he specializes in representing clients in the entertainment, media, creative, digital, marketing, and sports industries. In addition, He provides a full and personal service to businesses, entrepreneurs and high-net-worth individuals working in these and other wider commercial fields.
He has authored numerous articles in the fields of Music Law, Copyright and Clearances, Entertainment Law, Corporate Law, Trademarks, Intellectual Property Acquisition and Licensing, Business Transactions and Formation, and regularly gets invited to deliver speeches about these subjects.
Prior to qualifying as a lawyer, he was a songwriter, composer and performer; he was the lead singer of the defunct 100 degrees boy band. Akinyemi Ayinoluwa is in fluent in English and Yoruba.
Akinyemi Ayinoluwa prides himself in helping clients understand the value of their intellectual property rights, and also helping to build and protect incidental commercial enterprise.