Ugandan Law Firm KTA Advocates (Karuhanga, Tabaro & Associates) has consolidated its niche as the go to IP firm in the region by welcoming Kenneth Muhangi as Partner in its technology, media, telecommunications, intellectual property & dispute Resolution Practice.
An experienced intellectual property, technology, media, telecommunications and dispute resolution lawyer, Kenneth will head the firm’s team of experts across the technology, media and telecommunications sectors.
Kenneth will also lend his credence to the dispute resolution and intellectual property practice teams. Kenneth brings to the team over Eight (8) years experience and holds a master’s degree, LL M (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 has conducted trainings for some of the largest national and multi-national entities in the region such as Stanbic Bank, Housing Finance Bank & Liquid Telecom.
Kenneth is also a visiting lecturer of intellectual property at Uganda Christian University and has also conducted lectures on Cyber Law at Makerere University, Law School. He is a member of the Young Lawyer’s Committee of the Uganda Law Society & 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. He has also advised on changes to the Industrial Properties Act and is an ardent advocate for the passing of the Data Protection and Privacy Bill.
Kenneth, joins an already diverse team of specialized attorneys, and brings the total number of Partners at KTA to four (4) and total number of lawyers to 10.
The firm is also introducing, the Tech hub, a business acceleration center that identifies, incubates and accelerates startups with legal, social, financial technology, health, agricultural innovations.
Edwin Tabaro, Managing partner at the Firm comments:
“It is exciting, thinking about the contribution Kenneth will add to our team and to the Amani IP network that brings together firms from the East African region. This is the age of innovation and disruption & our firm is now the first fully specialized practice for IP, technology, media, telecommunications and arbitration.”