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Lawyer

John Chike Onyido, Nigerian lawyer. Bar: Nigerian Supreme Court 1990, New York 2005, Southern and Eastern District, New York, United States Supreme Court; certified notary public Nassau County, 2005. Named Resource Person on Foreign Investment and Nigerian Intellectual Property Laws, South Africa, 2000.

Background

Onyido, John Chike was born on February 14, 1969 in Ihiala, Anambra State, Nigeria. Son of John Paul and Clara Chibuogu Onyido.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, University Benin, Nigeria, 1989. Business Level, University Lagos, Nigeria, 1990. Master of Arts in International Law and Diplomacy, University Lagos, Nigeria, 1998.

Master of Laws, University Lagos, Nigeria, 1994. Master of Laws, Cardozo School Law, 2009.

Career

Associate partner Allan * Ogunkeye, 1992—1999. Senior associate counsel The Law Union, 1999—2001, head Department Intellectual Property Law and Litig., 1999—2001. Partner R.U. Metu and Associates, 2001—2005, Jones, Lewis & Simpson Partners, 2001—2007, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, since 2007.

Achievements

  • Bar: Nigerian Supreme Court 1990, New York 2005, Southern and Eastern District, New York, United States Supreme Court. Certified notary public Nassau County, 2005.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of American Bar Association, Nigerian Bar Association, International Bar Association, American Society International Law, New York County Lawyers Association, New York State Bar Association.

Connections

Married Bertha Fountain-Onyido.

father:
John Paul

mother:
Clara Chibuogu Onyido

spouse:
Bertha Fountain-Onyido.