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OLPC: Nigeria's Registrar Finds No Proof KONYIN Registration Was Extended

Mar 10, 2008, 13:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Pamela Jones)

"I have some news for you regarding the litigation against OLPC in Nigeria. It seems the litigation, ostensibly regarding an allegation of patent infringement, is based on an expired design registration.

"The Registrar for Trade Marks, Patents & Designs at the Federal Ministry of Commerce and Industry has just sent OLPC Nigeria's law firm, Kusamotu & Kusamotu, a letter in response to an inquiry as to whether the inventors of the KONYIN keyboard had gotten an extension to their design registration or if it had expired..."

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