Prior to taking up the IP Chair at the Institute, Professor Adewopo served as Director General of the Nigerian Copyright Commission. Prior to that, he taught at the Faculty of Law, Lagos State University. Adewopo is past fellow of Max Planck Institute for IP, Munich, Centre for IP and IT, University of Edinburgh, among others. He has served in various roles at WIPO, including tutor, Distance Learning Center, WIPO Academy, head of delegation of government of Nigeria, Standing Committee of Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR), WIPO, among others. Adewopo attended the University of Maiduguri, University of Lagos and University of New Hampshire (Franklin Pierce Law Centre) USA.
Last updated December 2014.