Intellectual Property

MMAKS Advocates frequently advises on all aspects of the creation, exploitation and enforcement of intellectual property rights.

The team is well versed in:

  • Advising on enforcement of anti-counterfeiting measures and brand protection at domestic and regional levels.
    Drafting IP related agreements including trademark licensing, distribution agreements, sponsorship agreements and franchising deals .
  • Litigation relating to trade marks, passing off and copyright claims. Our experience encompasses multi-jurisdictional and domestic disputes at every level including proceedings in Magistrates Courts, High Courts and Courts of Appeal.
    Trademark filings, renewals and assignments domestically and regionally.

Mathias Ssekatawa, a partner at the firm, has recently been appointed to the Anti Counterfeiting sub-committee of The International Trademarks Association (INTA).

For more information on MMAKS Advocates’ intellectual property expertise, please contact Mathias Ssekatawa.