Mark is a Litigation Partner with the Firm of Aluko & Oyebode.
Practice Focus and Experience
Mark joined Aluko & Oyebode in 1995 and became a Litigation Partner with the Firm in 2003.
Mark is one of the core members of Aluko & Oyebode’s litigation and dispute resolution team. He is a seasoned litigator and also has successfully carved a niche for himself in Intellectual Property enforcement matters as well as negotiating out of court settlements in favour of clients in this area.
In the course of his Intellectual Property enforcement practice, Mark represents a number of international pharmaceutical companies in Intellectual Property disputes. He has prosecuted several class actions, IP enforcement matters ranging from trademark infringements to unlawful interference with the performance of contracts cases for major multinational pharmaceutical companies and local manufacturing companies. In the course of these cases, he has also successfully obtained and enforced in every case, preemptive remedies in the nature of Anton Piller Orders, temporary restraining orders or injunctions against counterfeit producers, and parallel importers and passers-off.
Mark is involved in preparation and arguing of processes for opposition proceedings before the Trademark Registry, civil matters including contract, tort, property, and corporate disputes, as well as criminal matters, and also renders anticounterfeiting advice. He has represented a wide range of clients ranging from multinational corporations to private companies, partnerships, and individuals. His area of specialisation includes admiralty matters, commercial litigation, arbitration and General Civil litigation matters, and he focuses his practice in the following areas of law:
Mark is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, UK and also an accredited mediator with the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, UK.
- 1989 - Nigerian Law School
- 1988 - University of Benin, Benin City, LLB