Trademark registration in Nigeria is regulated by the Trademarks Act 1967 and Trademarks Regulations. The application is made to the Trademarks Registrar in the Trademarks, Patents and Designs registry under the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment
Trademarks can be registered by any natural or artificial person with interest in a mark. A duly registered trademark grants an exclusive right to use the trademark in relation to the goods and services it was registered. A trademark owner has a right to institute an action for infringement of the trademark.