Bukola Faturoti

    Dr Bukola Faturoti is a lawyer and currently teaches law at Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, United Kingdom.  Bukola holds a PhD from University of Leeds where his doctoral research examined how to find a balance between the competing rights of copyright owners and information technology developer. Prior to this, he was a student at Robert Gordon University where studied for an LLM in Information Technology after completing an LLM in Public International Law at the prestigious London School of Economics.

    As an undergraduate student at the University of Ibadan, Bukola was the first student to graduate with a first class in law at the oldest university in Nigeria. Before switching to legal education, Dr Faturoti holds a BA (Hons) in English Language from Ogun State University (now Olabisi Onabanjo University).  

    Dr Faturoti teaches Telecommunications and e-Media Law, Cyberlaw, IP law and other commercial law focused subjects. His research explores the relationship between IP and technology, ADR, International Commercial Arbitration, Cyberlaw, Digital Copyright in emerging economies. His publications include:



    Some of his public presentations are:


      • *Bukola Faturoti “Goodbye Bootlegging, Welcome Live Streaming: Nigerian Copyright Act in the Eye of Storm?  Association of Nigerian Research Group, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, February 2019
      • *Faturoti, Bukola “From Compact Disc to Live Streaming: The Nigerian Copyright Act and the Battle Against Piracy” Athens Institute of Education and Research 15th Annual International Conference on Law, Athens, Greece July 2018
      • *Faturoti, Bukola “Beyond Terrestrial Piracy: The Nigerian Copyright Act on Information Superhighway” British and Irish Law Education and Technology Association (BILETA) Conference, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal April 2017