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Ezinne Igbokwe

Dr Ezinne Igbokwe


Nottingham Law School

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Ezinne Igbokwe, Lecturer at Nottingham Law School

Ezinne is currently a co-module leader for Intellectual Property Law and Public law Distant learning on the LLB. Ezinne also anchors seminars on Intellectual Property Law, Contract law and Public law on the LLB.

Ezinne also supervises final year LLB and LLM thesis.

Career overview

Prior to joining NTU on a a full time, Ezinne taught at the University of Nottingham School of law as a Postgraduate Teaching Assistant and at the NTU as an Hourly Paid Lecturer (HPL).

Ezinne holds the LLB(Hons), LLM and PhD (law) degrees from Universities in Nigeria, France and the United Kingdom. She obtained her LL.B from the Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT) in Nigeria in 2007 and qualified as a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria in 2008. She obtained her LL.M in 2014 from the Catholic University of Lyon, France whilst her doctorate was undertaken under the joint supervision of Professor Paul Torremans and Dr. Andrea Tosato and was obtained from the University of Nottingham in 2021.

Ezinne had worked as a barrister and Solicitor in Nigeria as well as a Post Graduate Teaching Assistant in the University of Nottingham School of Law, UK.

Research areas

Ezinne’s research interests lie in the areas Intellectual Property Law, Pharmaceutical Patenting, Access to medicine and the interception with International Trade. Artificial Intelligence and Intellectual Property.

External activity

Member Society of legal Scholars (UK)

Member Association of law Teachers (UK)

Member Nigerian Bar Association

Member British Academy Early Career Researcher

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