EFCC, Trademark Registry to Tackle Intellectual Property Issues

Left to right: Registrar of Trademarks Shaifi Adamu Yauri and EFCC Chairman Abdulrasheed Bawa during the visit

The Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Abdulrasheed Bawa, on Wednesday, June 8, 2022, assured the Registrar of Trademarks, Federal Ministry of Trade and Investment, Shafiu Adamu Yauri, Esq. of the Commission’s preparedness to collaborate with it in sanitizing the business environment for the betterment of the country.

“I want to assure you that our arms are open, we will collaborate together to ensure that the sanity that your department wants to bring to the system is enhanced by the enforcement and prosecution of those that cross the line.” The EFCC boss who spoke during a courtesy visit by the Registrar and his team to the Commission, noted that trademark infringements and other intellectual property violations were within the purview of the Commission, adding that the Commission will not hesitate to deal with those who cross the line.

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