Insights

1st Annual Symposium
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The theme for the 2018 conference is Knowledge and Innovation for Uganda’s Transformation. How well Uganda harnesses knowledge and innovation will shape its future and the fortunes of younger generations for many decades to come.
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Dispute resolution under Uganda’s PPP legal framework:
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Large infrastructure projects can occasion complex disputes and a failure to nip such disputes in the bud can a deal a death blow to a PPP project. Therefore, proper dispute resolution mechanisms are of the essence. Dispute resolution is provided...
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THE EAST AFRICAN LAWYER AND THE FOURTH INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION; DISRUPTOR OR DISRUPTED
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A new dawn is upon us, aptly dubbed the “Fourth Industrial Revolution” by Klaus Schwarb, founder of the World Economic Forum also known as “Industry 4.0”[1]. This is in reference to the manner in which technology has pervaded all the spheres of our...
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The Private-Public Partnerships (PPP) legal regime in Uganda; a critique of the Public-Private Partnership Unit (PPP Unit):
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Uganda is a bee-hive of Public-Private Partnerships (PPP’s) activity of recent. The Kampala-Entebbe and the proposed Kampala-Jinja Express highways are perhaps the “poster-boys” of this paradigm which has since 2015 had a law in the form of the Public Private...
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Intellectual Property & Technology Opportunities In East Africa
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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 being an urban population. This population generates a combined GDP...
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KTA – URRO Copyright Workshop Handbook
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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 Property day that took place on 23rd & 26th April,...
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A Case For Regulating Blockchain & Cryptocurrency In Uganda
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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 Uganda. The statement by the Governor, warned that One Coin’s...
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Rethinking Uganda’s State Brand Strategy Using Intangible Assets
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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 debate has been more driven by sentiment than the realities...
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Trademark Registration
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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
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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 to regulate and oversee the TMT availability to the public...
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