Faith Majekolagbe

Faith Majekolagbe
University of Alberta | UAlberta · Faculty of Law

Doctor of Philosophy
Researcher in intellectual property law. My scholarship focuses on the effects of copyright law on A2K and development.


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Faith is an Assistant Professor at the University of Alberta Faculty of Law and a scholar in intellectual property (IP) law. Her scholarship in IP law focuses on the effects of international copyright law and policy on access to knowledge, human development, and the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Her works have been published in renowned journals including the European Intellectual Property Review, IIC International Review on Intellectual Property and Competition Law.
October 2018 - January 2022
RMIT University
Field of study
  • Law


Publications (12)
Law on patents in Nigeria raises thorny questions on what restrictions may be validly imposed by a licence in section 23(3
The outbreak of COVID-19 in China and the resulting global pandemic have necessitated vigorous research into how this new virus works, how it can be cured and prevented, what kind of vaccine will work, and various other issues. To facilitate this research and enable quick scientific progress, rapid and immediate knowledge sharing among researchers...
Sections 7 and 8 of the Nigerian Copyright Act (Cap C28) confer an exclusive right on the owners of copyright in musical works and sound recordings. This exclusive right can be managed individually or collectively, even though the odds are against individual management where secondary uses are involved. Collective management has therefore been the...


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