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DOWNLOAD: International Protection of Sound, US v. Nigerian Copyrights by AML Intern Ollachi Holman

Ollachi Holman - Africa Music Law InternIndustry,

I just introduced you all to Ollachi Holman, AML’s first intern, in my prior post! Now please get acclamated with her work and passion for Nigeria’s Music Industry, music and the law by reading her law school research paper, where she received an A-, comparing Nigeria and USA’s Copyright Systems, with a focus on sound recordings and folkloric works.

Please be sure to welcome Ollachi to AML and also let her know how she is doing during her three months stay with us.  Leave a comment, follow her on twitter at @enzetweets and of course share her writings.

Ollachi Holman aka “Enzé, born to a Nigerian mother and African-American father, is a recording artist commonly affiliated with Syndik8 Records. She has been featured on tracks with the likes of Lynxxx, 2Shotz and MI, and has had a few cameos in clubs and albums. A  recent law school graduate from the University of Houston Law School, she is pursuing a career in Entertainment Law.  Ollachi has been in the game since the age of 9, with performances alongside prominent names in Nigeria’s entertainment industry such as Charlie Boy, Joke Silva and Regina Askia. Her dream is to help reform the Nigerian music industry and bring it to a level where it can be trusted internationally. As an artist herself, she is here to open the eyes of Nigerian entertainersm in particular, to their rights and responsibilities.”

DOWNLOAD THE PDF COPY OF OLLACHI HOLMAN’S “INTERNATIONAL PROTECTION OF SOUND, UNITED STATES v. NIGERIAN COPYRIGHTS, WITH CONCENTRATION ON SOUND RECORDINGS AND FOLKLORIC WORKS.”

-Uduak

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