Model, actress, lawyer: Kenya’s Liz Lenjo


Sarah Speight

Model, actress, lawyer: Kenya’s Liz Lenjo

As managing consultant of her own Kenyan boutique firm MYIP Legal Studio, advocate of the High Court of Kenya—and listed as WIPR 2021 Influential Woman in IP lawyer Liz Lenjo is a “force to reckon with” in the realm of media and fashion IP.

She tells WIPR about her career and what she sees as key IP trends in Africa and beyond.

Can you tell us about your career and why you chose this particular path?

Growing up, I aspired to be an entertainment entrepreneur, the total package —singer, dancer, and actor. Unfortunately, like most parents, mine scoffed at the idea.

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