Intellectual Property & ICT

Stella Murugi

Stella Murugi

Senior Partner
stella@mwalelegal.co.ke
+254 (020) 2400043

In this day and age, brand visibility is a crucial aspect of any business venture. The ability of a product to be quickly identified and purchased by consumers is crucial to the commercial viability of any business. It then becomes more and more important for business enterprises to protect their Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) through registration and effective commercialization of the same through licensing, merchandising, distributorship agreements, etc. Our firm offers various IPR & ICT related services such as registration of trade marks, patents, utility models, industrial designs and copyright, renewal and recording of assignments and licenses of IPRs, drafting license agreements and deeds of assignment, film, television and music production agreements, IP audits and due diligence, and brand equity management. We also prosecute and litigate IP matters and assist our clients in protecting their IPRs from infringement, counterfeiting, misappropriation and unfair competition. Our team is well-versed in the markets in which our clients operate, allowing us to maintain a commercial approach that optimizes efficiency, reduces costs and enhances effectiveness.