Dr. Oluwatobiloba Moody
Dr. Oluwatobiloba Moody

Legal scholar, Tobiloba Moody to speak at Baze University

NEWS DIGEST – The Director of World International Property Organization, WIPO, in Nigeria, Dr. Oluwatobiloba Moody, will be a guest speaker at Baze University’s one-day workshop on Tuesday.

In a statement by the university’s ITR&I office, Dr. Moody will speak on Intellectual Property and Global Challenges: The Protection of Traditional Knowledge.

Dr. Oluwatobiloba Moody, PhD’16, began his academic appointment at Queen’s Law on January 1, 2022. Since receiving his doctorate, he has advised Canada’s federal and provincial governments on key intellectual property policy initiatives and has overseen the establishment of the World Intellectual Property Organization’s (WIPO’s) first external office in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Moody, who holds an LLB from the University of Ibadan in Nigeria and an LLM from the University of the Western Cape in Cape Town, South Africa, received a $150,000 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship for his doctoral studies at Queen’s.

“He wrote his thesis on the topic “WIPO and the Reinforcement of the Nagoya Protocol.”

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