Adams & Adams
Maureen Makoko is an associate at Adams & Adams, and focuses her practice on trademark prosecution and litigation. She manages clients’ portfolios across Africa, while also advising clients on potential opposition and infringement matters. Makoko drafts various IP-related agreements such as confidentiality agreements and licensing agreements. She also advises on copyright and passing off-related matters. Makoko has presented at the annual Womanomics Africa Conference on trademarks, copyright and trade secrets, advising women on how to better protect themselves and their ideas, at the African Women in Dialogue Conference on traditional knowledge and South Africa’s Traditional Knowledge Bill. Makoko has been nominated to participate in the International Visitor Leadership Program, which affords professionals who are leaders in their respective fields the opportunity to travel on a professional exchange programme in the US.