The session will be divided in three main sections. Namely an overview of Intellectual property in Tanzania, protection of trademarks and brands on the internet in the digital economy and an expert IP panel.
Internet- Domain Names, Director Lexsnergy Reg Tanzania
Ms. Sarah Mhamilawa is a lawyer and an Advocate with eight years of experience in Practice. She is a Graduate of Masters Degree in International Legal Practice (with Honors) From the University of Dar es Salaam (2013). Currently, Ms. Mhamilawa is Director for Lexsynergy Tanzania Limited. She is the Vice President of the East Africa Law Society, Treasurer of Tanzania Women Lawyers Association and the Africa Liaison Officer of International Bar Association Women Lawyers Interest Group.
Ms. Mhamilawa has demonstrable experience working in the internet industry, specializing in the protection of Intellectual Property rights on the internet, domain names management and domain disputes resolution. Currently lawyering and doing business development for Lexsynergy Limited in East, Central, and North Africa.
Ms. Mhamilawa has been making presentations in the area of internet domain names and their applicability in protection of intellectual property rights online. Most recent presentation at East Africa Law Society’s Annual Conference (December 1st 2018, Mombasa Kenya) addressing protection of innovation in Africa during a highly digital business environment.