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MMC Africa Law (MMC) has over the years cut out a niche for itself in the intellectual property (IP) sector. It boasts of both local and international clientele. MMC offers practical solutions to a wide range of IP matters including trademarks, industrial designs, domain names, utility models, and plant breeders’ rights in Kenya and Africa and our team has ensured quality, efficient and effective service delivery to clients. We advise both established and developing businesses on its IP practice areas as well as legal issues regarding the introduction into and management of products in the relevant markets.
The Firm has built good working relationships with the examiners and senior officers at various IP offices in various jurisdictions in Africa. This cordial relationship facilitates the Firm’s regular transactions with the IP offices hence enabling the department to attend to clients’ instructions promptly and comprehensively. MMC’s IP practice has a presence in Uganda, Tanzania, DRC, South Sudan, Rwanda, Malawi, Ethiopia, and Burundi. With an established network of IP associates, MMC is able to handle IP-related legal matters in other African regions such as in East and Central Africa, the African Regional Intellectual Property Organisation (ARIPO) and the African Intellectual Property Organisation (OAPI).
In addition, MMC’s practice network in East Africa has been developed specially by the common market opportunities by the East African Community Market Protocol.
Below are details of some of the recent transactions the Firm has been involved in that demonstrate the Firm’s capabilities in offering legal services in various IP Rights: