Prof. Ikechi Mgbeoji

Prof. Ikechi Mgbeoji

Commissioner for Agriculture, Abia State.

Educated in Canada, Germany, and Nigeria, Prof. Ikechi Mgbeoji earned a doctorate degree in law from Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada, graduating as the best overall student in the university. In addition, his Master’s degree earned him the Governor-General of Canada academic gold medal as the best student at the graduate level. Prof. Mgbeoji is one of the world’s leading experts in Intellectual Property Rights law, and Public International Law. He is also admitted to the bars of Ontario, Canada; and Nigeria.

Ikechi Mgbeoji is the Izaak Walton Killam Scholar and Professor of law at Canada’s prestigious Osgoode Hall Law School where he lectures on Patent Law; International Aspects of Intellectual Property law; and Public International Law. The author of six books and more than 60 articles and book chapters in reputable law journals, Prof. Mgbeoji is frequently consulted by corporate groups, governmental and non-governmental agencies across the world.

He attended Township Primary School, Aba; Eziama High School Aba, University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus, and the IUCN Academy in Bonn, Germany. He has presented academic papers in various conferences, workshops, seminars in more than 80 countries across the world.

Professor Ikechi Mgbeoji hails from Obuda, in Aba South LGA and is currently the Commissioner for Agriculture, Abia State.