Intellectual Property concerns for social media influencers in Nigeria
Interestingly, social media influencing has become mainstream in the social media space, as a lot of influencers are springing up by the day, particularly on Platforms like TikTok, Instagram and Twitter. While this is commendable, it is important to note that there are certain regulatory measures in place that guide these influencers, particularly as they work for the brands that approach them. Furthermore, although there are no standalone laws governing or established for the use of social media in Nigeria, there are regulatory concerns that must be noted.
For the purpose of this article, we will focus on concerns that directly and indirectly govern or impact IP in Nigeria.