Uganda: Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance Adds Member In Uganda
Last Updated: 13 August 2014

Sipi Law Associates from Uganda is GALA's Fifth African Member

August 12, 2014 New York, N.Y. – The Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance ("GALA") announced today that Sipi Law Associates, located in Kampala, Uganda, has joined GALA as a new member.  GALA is the leading network of advertising lawyers in the world.

Sipi Law Associates, founded more than a decade ago, is a boutique law firm that focuses on media and intellectual property law. Sipi Law Associates will be the exclusive law firm member from Uganda in GALA.  Sipi Law Associates is GALA's fifth African Member, joining firms from Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, and Zimbabwe.

"We are thrilled that Sipi Law Associates is joining our network of advertising law firms in Africa and around the globe," said Jeffrey A Greenbaum, GALA's Global Chairman and Managing Partner of Frankfurt Kurnit, in New York, New York. 

"The firm is a terrific addition to GALA," said Duncan Grehan, GALA EMEA's Regional President and Partner at Duncan Grehan & Partners in Dublin, Ireland. "Sipi Law Associates further supports GALA's mission of helping to support advertisers around the world."


Sipi Law Associates is a boutique firm in Kampala Uganda that was established in July 2004. The firm prides itself in being one of the top Intellectual Property (IP) Law firms prosecuting trademark and patent applications in Uganda with a small but highly skilled team of locally and UK trained Lawyers. Apart from the IP practice, the firm handles areas such as Telecoms and IT Law, Trade and Investment Advisory, Contracts and Company Law, Real Estate Law, Environment and Natural Resources Law. Because of the firm's experience in the branding space, Advertising and Franchising have emerged as new practice areas in which the firm hopes to continue supporting its local and foreign clients in Uganda.

The firm advises a broad range of commercial clients, many of them multinational corporations interested in protecting their brands and innovative products on transactional, as well as contentious matters. The firm is also active in shaping policy and legislation in a number of areas locally as well as within the East African Community (EAC) and prides itself in its motto, which is Service with Excellence and Integrity.  Our Lawyers are members of the Local Uganda Law Society Bar as well as the East Africa Law Society and the International Trademarks Association (INTA). Please send us an email and we will be glad to be of service.


With firms representing about 80 countries, each GALA member has the local expertise and experience in advertising, marketing and promotion law that will help your campaign achieve its objectives, and navigate the legal minefield successfully. GALA is a uniquely sensitive global resource whose members maintain frequent contact with each other to maximize the effectiveness of their collaborative efforts for their shared clients. GALA provides the premier worldwide resource to advertisers and agencies seeking solutions to problems involving the complex legal issues affecting today's marketplace.

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