Cyridion Nsengumuremyi

Cyridion Nsengumuremyi


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Tel: 0788480391

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Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Short Bios:

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Cyridion Nsengumuremyi is a Holder of Master of Laws (LL.M) in Intellectual Property, a Master’s in Business Law, and a Law Bachelor Degree. He is a permanent Trainer at the Institute of Legal Practice and Development (ILPD) where he delivers a course on Procedural Aspects of Intellectual Property, and a course on the Protection of the Child in the Digital age.

Cyridion Nsengumuremyi is member of Rwanda Bar Association and of the East African Law Society. He is a Founder and Senior Partner at innovationlex, a Law Boutique based in Kigali-Rwanda that specialises in Intellectual Property, Law & Technology. He involves mainly in litigation and arbitration of IP disputes. Moreover, he is a consultant in the fields of his specialization.

Cyridion is a member of other professional bodies that include the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators-CIArb (MCIArb). He is on the panel of domestic arbitrators of KIAC, and he is an Accredited Court Mediator in Rwanda.

He is fluent in English, French and Kinyarwanda and he has a working knowledge of Kiswahili.

Degrees and Other Credentials:

Degrees Awarded: [Note: List highest degree awarded first]

- Master of Laws (LL.M) in Intellectual Property

- Masters in Business Law

- Law Bachelor Degree

Other credentials currently held or training completed:

Trained Arbitrator (MCIArb)

Trained Mediator (Edwards Mediation Academy

Research Interests:

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Cyridion research interests are mainly in the field of intellectual property. He also researches in the domain of digital technologies through the lens of the rights of the child. He authored on Border Protection of Trademark, and his upcoming article is on Collective management of copyright in the age of digital rights management.


List of Research Projects you are involved in:

Intellectual Property role for Development in Africa


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  • Cyridion Nsengumuremyi, “A border protection of trademark in Rwanda: Challenges and the way forward” (2021), in: Rwanda Law Journal, Issue no 2, Nov. 2021, pp 113-156.

Teaching responsibilities (current academic year):

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Courses taught:

- Procedural Aspects of Intellectual Property

- Protection of the child in the digital age

Training conducted:

- ToT on referral to mediation

- EADB training on negotiations in international business transactions

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Twitter: @cyridion