Over her 11 year career, Uzoamaka has garnered experience in Company Secretarial Law, Civil Litigation, Intellectual Property Law and Technology, Media, Sports & Entertainment Law, Commercial Law and Property Law.
Uzo specializes in all aspects of intellectual property law and practice, and has advised on diverse local and multi-jurisdictional transactions spanning brand registration, management, protection, prosecution and enforcement; providing advisory on the acquisition, transfer, and exploitation of intellectual property rights to the firm’s diverse clientele; and represents clients before the Tribunal of the Nigerian Trademarks Registry in respect of opposition, cancellation and invalidity proceedings. She is involved in the conduct of due diligence and legal audit exercises including Intellectual property audits on assets of varied target companies; and has participated in acquisitions, equity investments and corporate restructuring.
She possesses extensive experience in government regulation of pharmaceutical, food, medical devices, personal and health care companies and advises clients on regulatory strategies and compliance matters; and representing clients in administrative enforcement actions and other proceedings involving the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control. She also deals with other relevant regulatory bodies such as the Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON), Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON) and Consumer Protection Council (CPC), and acts for our diverse clients in this respect.
Ranked as an Associate to watch in the Intellectual Property Law space in Nigeria in two consecutive (2016 and 2018) editions of the Chambers Global Guide. Sources cite Uzo as a "standout individual" who is quickly establishing herself in the marketplace. Sources also cite "her knowledge of IP", "her dedication and involvement" and her technical capabilities.
2012/13 Masters of Law (LL.M)
University of Lagos (specialising in Law of secured credit transactions,
Comparative Company Law, Administrative Law, Law of International
2003 Bachelor of Law (B.L)
Nigerian Law School, Abuja
2002 LLB (Hons)
Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos
Harvard Copyright X Certificate of Proficiency 2017