Edwin focuses on regional intellectual property in the East African Community, banking and project finance specifically on cross-border lending and transactions in the East African Community. Edwin has also built expertise in the area of East Africa Community law assisting clients to navigate the web of various laws and regulation in the community.
Admitted to the bar in 2008 as an Advocate of the High Court of Uganda, Edwin has a right of audience in the superior courts of the partner states of the East African Community. He has litigated ground-breaking Intellectual Property cases in the commercial court of Uganda particularly led KTA team in the first case of its kind on image rights in Uganda, enforcement of trade
secrets and confidential information.
He also focuses on Trademark and Patent prosecution in the region in association with lawyers in Tanzania, Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi and South Sudan. He led the KTA team on the registration of the Janzi patent, the first in Uganda and only few of patents granted by ARIPO for a musical instrument designed by Ugandan artiste James Sewakiryanga of the Janzi band. Edwin has handled complex and ground breaking disputes in IP, banking for a number of financial institutions that the firm represents, insolvency, arbitration and trade and investments.