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Adejoke Oyewunmi


Dr. Adejoke Oyewunmi teaches Intellectual Property (IP) and Labour Law at the Department of Commercial and Industrial Law, Faculty of Law, University of Lagos. She holds a PhD from Obafemi Awolowo University in Nigeria and a Master of Laws degree in IP from the Franklin Pierce Law Center, University of New Hampshire, US.

In the course of her career, Oyewunmi has taught and carried out research in diverse areas of IP law, including: digital technology and Nigerian copyright law; the WTO TRIPS Agreement and access to medicines in African countries; comparative approaches to the protection of traditional knowledge (TK) in developing countries; and the intersection of human rights and the IP regime in Nigeria.

Oyewunmi has served as Visiting Researcher, University of New Hampshire Law Center (2007), and a Visiting Scholar, Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition and Tax Law, Munich (2009). She is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association and the International Association for the Advancement of Teaching and Research in Intellectual Property (ATRIP). She collaborates with the Nigerian Institute for Advanced Legal Studies (NIALS), where she has teaches courses, presents papers, and participates in NIALS research programmes, seminars, and workshops