LL.B. (Nig.); LL.M. (London); LL.M. (Harvard); S.J.D. (Harvard)
African States and Investor-State Dispute Settlement Mechanism: To Reject or not to Reject? TRANSNATIONAL DISPUTE MANAGEMENT, VOL. 1 (2014);
Disciplining Foreign Investment in Land in Africa: The Role of Bilateral Investment Treaties and Land Lease Agreements, LAW AND DEVELOPMENT REVIEW, ISSUE NO. 2 (2014);
Foreign Investment in Land and the Clash of Regimes: Mapping the Role of International Investment Law and International Human Rights Law, HUMAN RIGHTS & INTERNATIONAL LEGAL DISCOURSE, Vol. 7, No. 1 (2013).
China-Africa Bilateral Investment Treaties: A Critique, 35 MICHIGAN JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL LAW (2013);
Protecting Africa’s Intangible Cultural Heritage Using Intellectual Property Law: Prospects, Perils, and Problems, LAW DIGEST, Issue No. 4 (Winter 2013);
South-South Trade and Investment: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly – African Perspectives, 20(2) MINNESOTA JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL LAW 513-587 (2011);
Trade, Empires and Subjects: China-Africa Trade: A New Fair Trade Arrangement or The Third Scramble For Africa? 41(2) VANDERBILT JOURNAL OF TRANSNATIONAL LAW 505 (2008);
Centuries of Globalization, Centuries of Exclusion: African Women and the New International Trade Regime, 20 BERKELEY WOMEN’S LAW JOURNAL 75 (2005) and
Litigating the Rights of Street Children in Regional or International Fora: Trends, Options, Barriers and Breakthroughs, 9 Yale H.R. & Dev. L.J. 85 (2006).
In the News
Nigerian Entertainment Industry and Copyright Piracy, THE GUARDIAN, March 10, 2010. http://www.nigeriafilms.com/news/6776/20/nigerian-entertainment-industry-and-piracy.html
Robin Thicke (“Blurred Lines”) v. Marvin Gaye: Copyright Lessons for The Nigerian Music Industry, BUSINESS DAY, November 14, 2013. http://businessdayonline.com/2013/11/re-musical-society-of-nigeria-at-30-nollywood-at-20-nigerias-entertainment-industry-coming-of-age/#.UywVw3Tn-Uk
Nigeria’s Entertainment Industry & Trademark Law: Lessons from Ludacris, BUSINESS DAY , November 20, 2013. http://businessdayonline.com/2013/11/insight-with-uche-ofodile/
Musical Divorce: Strategic Approach to Intellectual Property Issues for Musical Bands, BUSINESS DAY, 17 APRIL 2014. See: http://businessdayonline.com/2014/04/musical-bands-a-strategic-approach-to-intellectual-property-issues/#.U_VFQnTn-Uk
Musical Divorce 2: Strategic Approach to Copyright Issues in Band Agreements, BUSINESS DAY, 24 APRIL 2014. See: http://businessdayonline.com/2014/04/musical-divorce-2-a-strategic-approach-to-copyright-issues-in-band-partnership-agreements/#.U_VGIHTn-Uk
Musical Divorce 3: Strategic Approach to Trademark Issues in Band Agreements, BUSINESS DAY, 1 May 2014. See: http://businessdayonline.com/2014/05/musical-divorce-3-a-strategic-approach-to-trademark-issues-in-band-partnership-agreements/#.U_VGSXTn-Uk
Musical Divorce 4: Music Bands, Intellectual Property and Domain Names – Strategy and Pragmatism in the Information Age, BUSINESS DAY (forthcoming 2014).
Franchising Law in Nigeria, Nigerian International Franchise Association Newsletter (December 2013)
Franchise and Economic Development, BUSINESS DAY, February 14, 2013. http://www.businessdayonline.com/NG/index.php/law/cover/51542-franchise-and-economic-development
Choosing the Right Franchise: Ten Key Factors to Consider, BUSINESS DAY, October 3, 2013. http://businessdayonline.com/2013/10/choosing-the-right-franchise-ten-key-factors-to-consider/
Franchising Law in Nigeria, BUSINESS DAY, October 10, 2013. http://businessdayonline.com/2013/10/franchising-law-in-nigeria/
Franchising law: does Nigeria need one? Do other countries have them?, BUSINESS DAY, October 17, 2014. http://businessdayonline.com/2013/10/franchising-law-does-nigeria-need-one-do-other-countries-have-them/
Regulating franchising in Nigeria: legal and institutional options to consider, BUSINESS DAY, October 24, 2013. http://businessdayonline.com/2013/10/regulating-franchising-in-nigeria-legal-and-institutional-options-to-consider/