Mr. Mrema is a co-founding Partner of AKIPLAW ADVOCATES. He is massively experienced in legal practice, with emphasis on Intellectual Property (IP), Corporate Governance and Alternative Dispute Resolution. Mr. Mrema has more than fifteen (15) years’ experience in advising on IP issues, corporate good governance, commercial law and institutional reforms in intellectual property rights protection. His experience spans the IP areas required as a specialist in intellectual property law with particular expertise in trademarks, patents, copyright, industrial design, trade secrets, domain name disputes, competition and fair trade practices and associated regulatory law issues. Responsible for and has considerable experience in commercial and litigious matters involving intellectual property rights and international disputes.
Mr. Mrema has represented major international clients and is closely involved in providing advice and management counselling for international clients relating to their Eastern Africa�s IP strategy and for local clients relating to their worldwide IP portfolios and strategy. He represents major international clients and local clients. He has gained extensive knowledge and practical experience with the various IP prosecution and protection systems throughout Africa.
Other main areas of work are company law, corporate finance, commercial litigation, arbitration, commercial property and banking. Mr. Mrema has also developed a particular interest and passion in anti-counterfeiting activities and has represented various multinational corporations on their various anti-counterfeiting campaigns and has also written extensively on the subject. He is also involved in the promotion of domain names protection and domain name disputes.
AKIPLAW ADVOCATES is one of Tanzania’s fastest growing law firms providing clients with innovative solutions to their legal problems. Since its inception in 2015, AKIPLAW has grown steadily in both size and expertise and, within a short period of time, the firm has established itself very well in the legal practice field in Tanzania. Today, AKIPLAW is renowned for providing innovative, competent, cost-effective and timely solutions to legal problems.
Our team consists of three (3) vastly experienced partners. In addition, we have a growing number of associates, advocates and consulting counsels currently standing at four (4) and four experienced non-legal staff. Taken together, AKIPLAW comprises of a team of skilled lawyers with massive expertise and experience in a wide variety of legal practice areas. In particular, we provide practical legal solutions to both public and private corporate entities, governments, non-governmental organizations, domestic and international investors, financial institutions, international organizations and domestic and foreign law firms.