Jamina Apio

Jamina Apio

Jamina Apio

Jamina Apio is the Administrative Partner at Apio, Byabazaire, Musanase& Co. Advocates.

She is an ardent adviser and mediator in a vast number of legal issues and her sangfroid approach to handling difficult situations has set her apart from her peers. Jaminahandles clients from different categories including individuals, corporates and other legal entities wherein her main focus is to understand, identify and achieve the best possible solution in any situation.

Jamina’s litigation background has given a firm foundation and insight on how to use the legal process to enable parties reach the best resolve in any kind of legal matter.

Jamina’s core expertise is in Intellectual property matters, cyber and data protection law, technology, property law and corporate commercial litigation law, with added experience in Alternative Dispute Resolution.

She has also been involved in various family and employment related matters.

Because of her background in Intellectual property matters, Jamina has been privileged to be appointed as a member on the Uganda Law Society Intellectual Property Cluster. She has also been involved in a number of legal framework and regulatory activities such as, the drafting and review of the Industrial Property Act, 2014, the Geographical Indications Act, 2013 and the proposed Trademark and Geographical Indications Regulations and the proposed review of the Copyright and Neighbouring Rights Act, 2006 to cover the Marrakesh and related treaties.

In 2017, Jamina was appointed as a moderator and Panelist for the first ever Law, Innovation and Technology Colloquium, the first of its kind in Uganda.

Information Technology, Intellectual Property, Mediation

Uganda Law Society
East African Law Society
Uganda Law Society Intellectual Property Cluster
External Legal, Fundraising Training, UK
Company Secretary to Kampala Legal Aid, Lawyers for Farmers and Acacia Finance Limited

Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice, Law Development Centre, Kampala
Bachelor of Laws, Makerere University, Kampala 2004
Certificate, Intellectual Property Law and Practice in Science and Technology, March 2017
Certificate, General Course on Intellectual Property, WIPO, June 2017
Certificate, Negotiations, Drafting and Management of Contracts, Intellectual Property Rights Initiative, July 2017
Certificate, Mediation, Arbitration and ADR’s, Intellectual Property Rights Initiative and the California State Bar, August 2017
Certificate, Introduction to the Patent Cooperation Treaty, WIPO, November, 2017
Certificate, Advanced Course on Trademarks, Industrial Designs and Geographical Indications, WIPO, December, 2017

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