Managing Partner

Kenneth Muhangi

Kenneth Muhangi – Managing Partner
Technology. Media Telecommunications. Intellectual Property

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+256 793 995 082

Kenneth specializes in intellectual property, technology, media, telecommunications and dispute resolution. Kenneth holds a master’s degree, LLM (International Commercial Law) from The University of South Wales, Bachelor’s Degree in Law LLB (Hons) from Uganda Christian University and a Diploma in Legal Practice from the Law Development Centre. He is licensed to practice law in Uganda & the greater commonwealth.

In the area of intellectual property & technology, Kenneth is a renown award winning author and trainer and this has cemented his credentials as a specialist in the aforementioned practice areas. He has conducted specialized trainings in areas of ICT such as, block chain technology, digital banking & data protection among others. Kenneth represents and advises government & international entities such as World Bank, World Economic Forum, Ministry of ICT among others. Kenneth is also a visiting lecturer of intellectual property & Cyber Law at Uganda Christian University and has also conducted lectures on Cyber Law at Makerere University, Law School. He heads the ICT Cluster of the Uganda Law Society & is a member the Intellectual Property Cluster, Uganda Law Society. Kenneth is also a member of The Africa List, an exclusive community of next generation CEOs building Africa’s top 100 companies, supported by the CDC Group.

Kenneth has also advised the Government of Uganda on the integration of ICT into the adjudication processes for Courts of Judicature and advises the Ministry of ICT on innovation and ICT policy development.

Kenneth also represents Uganda at the 4IR Portfolio Communities of the Centre for Fourth Industrial Revolution of the World Economic Forum. The 4IR Portfolio Communities include AI, Blockchain, IoT, Digital Trade, Data Policy and Drones. Kenneth represents and advises Uganda on policy related issues arising from new/emerging technologies.

Kenneth is also engaged by the World Bank to support the preparation of the African Drone Forum’s regulatory track under WEF guidance.

The African Drone Forum (ADF) is a first-of-its-kind initiative to accelerate the delivery of safe, sustainable, high-impact rural to urban services that harness the potential of autonomous drone technologies. The ADF is designed to demonstrate how a future influenced by UAS will look like by showcasing the broader categories of potential Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) use-cases and may facilitate a united rule making direction and help create an  African market  for  UAS. Current partners include

UNICEF, World Economic Forum, World Food Program, John Snow Inc., Tanzania Flying Labs, and others.

In 2018, Kenneth featured in Uganda’s top 40 under 40. (Survey conducted by New vision-Uganda’s largest Newspaper)

Kenneth has also been recognized as a leading Intellectual Property lawyer by the World Trademark Review Guide, WTR1000 and was a finalist, Partner of the year at the 2019, Africa legal Awards. At the same awards, KTA was awarded the coveted Africa’s Intellectual Property (IP) Team of the Year in a closely contested category that featured Africa’s top IP Firms. The firm was nominated in other categories such as, Specialist Law Firm of the Year and Boutique Law Firm of the Year.

In 2020, Kenneth was recognized  as Africa’s Male partner of the year at the 2020, Africa’s Legal Awards.

 

CORE EXPERTISE

  • Technology Innovation
  • Copyright
  • Entertainment Law
  • Trademark Law
  • Telecommunications
  • Media Law
  • Civil & Criminal Litigation

EDUCATION

  • LLB, Uganda Christian University
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, LDC – Kampala
  • LLM, University of South Wales

PROFESSIONAL AFFLIATIONS

  • Member, Young Lawyers Committee – Uganda Law Society
  • Member, Intellectual Property Cluster- Uganda Law Society
  • Uganda Law Society
  • East African Law Society
  • The Africa List