Intellectual Property & Technology Opportunities In East Africa
The East African region is made up of six countries: Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi and South Sudan. It is comprised of approximately 150 million people with 22% of this...
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KTA – URRO Copyright Workshop Handbook
This KTA-URRO Copyright Workshop will take place on the 19th day of June, 2018 at Imperial Royale Hotel from 9am-5pm. The Conference follows the World Copyright day and World Intellectual...
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A Case For Regulating Blockchain & Cryptocurrency In Uganda
On Tuesday February 14th, 2017, Bank of Uganda, issued a press release 1 that was circulated in the media, warning the general public about “One coin Digital Money’ operations in...
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Rethinking Uganda’s State Brand Strategy Using Intangible Assets
My attention has been drawn to an intense social media debate touching on a neighboring country that picked on one of the premier league football clubs to brand itself. The...
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Trademark Registration
A trademark is basically a sign that is used to distinguish the goods and services offered by one undertaking from those of another.
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Review of Technology, Media & Telecommunications in Uganda
Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT), are among the driving forces of Uganda's growing economy. The invention of new technologies and modes of communication creates challenges to the regulators who sees...
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Why we should worry about data protection
‘Privacy is not an option, and it shouldn’t be the price we accept for just getting on the Internet’ – Gary Kovacs In recent weeks, online & print media have...
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Why the UPDF’s presence in Somalia is important
On Saturday 22nd November, we received with horror the news that terror organization Al-Shabaab claimed an attack that killed 28 people on a bus in Northern Kenya. Around 100 gunmen,...
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Why Ssebagala lost his “Copyright in a speech” case
It would seem that Al Hajji Nasser Ntege Ssebagala’s woes have now evolved beyond Politics. The witty politician has lost a case he filed against MTN Uganda (and SMS Media...
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Why We Need Information Technology Standards
The Digital age, has brought with it an influx of computer systems, software,  firmware and and other related resources used in the acquisition, storage, manipulation and processing of data. These...
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TRANSFORMING UGANDA’S LAND REGISTRIES WITH THE USE OF BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY
Uganda has a very unique land tenure system, each land tenure type bearing different rights and modalities. The land tenure system of Uganda is comprised of Mailo Tenure, Leasehold Tenure,...
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The right to privacy in Police investigations
This author read with interest an article in Saturday’s Vision about the way in which the Police parades suspects before the media. These parades most often than not get the...
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