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Intellectual Property Law

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About our Intellectual Property (IP) Group

Our Intellectual Property (IP) Group provides clients with a full range of legal services relating to the acquisition, enforcement and commercialisation of intellectual property rights. These services include counsel and handling of transactions in cases involving patents, copyrights, trademarks, designs, licensing, and assignments.

The partners and associates in our intellectual property group have been extensively trained in intellectual property matters by both ARIPO and WIPO. The team understands how IP assets can best be created and the rights therein protected. The group provides advice and assistance to clients with respect to due diligence. The team has rendered services to several multinational and Ugandan companies across a broad range of sectors and industries and advises and assists clients on the following areas:



Trademarks

  • Searches, filing, registrations & prosecution
  • Commercialisation
  • Enforcement
  • Piracy & counterfeiting
  • Trademark watching
  • Franchising
  • Collective marks
  • Certification marks

Patents

  • PCT Applications
  • ARIPO Applications
  • Utility models
  • Patent prosecution
  • Commercialisation
  • Enforcement

IP Watch

  • IP investigations
  • IP publication watch
  • Potential Opposition alerts

Industrial Designs

  • Registration
  • IP watch
  • Advisory Services

Copyright & Neighboring Rights

  • Enforcement
  • Registrations

Geographical Indications

  • Registrations
  • IP watch
  • Prosecution

Areas for Intellectual Property

  • Protection and prosecution of IP rights
  • IP due-diligence and audits
  • IP valuation
  • IP acquisition and transfer and related agreements
  • Drafting and negotiating license agreements, assignment deeds
  • etc

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Tuesday 08.00-17.00
Wednesday 08.00-17.00
Thursday 08.00-17.00
Friday 08.00-17.00
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Sunday Closed