Nigerian Comedian, skit maker and Media Personality, Oga Sabinus and his legal team move to sue Peak Milk, One Billion and Gala, 100 Million for using Intellectual Property without his consent. In a statement released by his legal team, the comedian revealed that the two companies used his picture and content to make adverts and promotions for their product. All these are being done without his consent and authorization.
Gala Company (UAC Food LTD) used an animated picture of their client to promote their business and it got so much engagement and followership, while
Peak Milk Company (Friesland Foods Wamco Nigeria PLC) used a trademarked slogan “Something Hooge” for the advert and promotion of their Peal Milk product.
While demanding 1 billion naira and 100 Million Naira from Peak Milk and Gala Company respectively, the legal team advised them to detest from using anything belonging to Sabinus without his consent or authorization.
Both companies were given 14 days ultimatum to heed their demand. Failure to comply will lead to them approaching a court to seek redress of intellectual property theft and infringement of their client’s intellectual property rights.
Read the full statement below;