Lilian M. Tumwizere

Lilian M. Tumwizere

Associate | ALN Uganda | MMAKS Advocates

Physical Address:

4th Floor, Redstone House, Plot 7 Bandali Rise, Bugolobi

Postal Address:

P. O. Box 7166, Kampala, Uganda


+256 393 260 017, +256 393 260 330

Email Address:

  1. Background

    Lilian Mavis holds an LL. B (Hons. Upper second) degree from Uganda Christian University and a Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Law Development Centre. She is an Associate with the firm and works with the Intellectual Property team.

    Lilian Mavis acts for and advises clients on the creation, registration, maintenance, protection, commercialisation and enforcement of intellectual property rights in Uganda. She is interested in the field of commercial law with an emphasis on Intellectual Property Law and Corporate Governance.

  2. Membership in Professional Societies
    • Advocate, High Court of Uganda
    • Member, Uganda Law Society
    • Member, East Africa Law Society
    • Member, Uganda Law Society Intellectual Property Law Cluster
    • Member, URSB IP Directorate Users’ Forum
  3. Professional Qualifications
    • Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice, Law Development Centre, Uganda
    • LL.B (Hons.), Uganda Christian University, Uganda
  4. Career Summary

    2021 – Date: Associate, MMAKS Advocates, Uganda

    2020 – 2021: Legal Trainee, MMAKS Advocates, Uganda

    2018 – 2020: Associate, Muganwa, Nanteza & Co. Advocates, Uganda

    2017 – 2018: Legal Trainee, Kazungu, Kakooza-Alinaitwe & Co. Advocates, Uganda

  5. Top Matters
    • Acting for a client in connection with the pursuit of a trademark abandonment for the MOLPED trademark application by an infringer and subsequently applying and registering it for Hayat Kimya, the rightful proprietor.
    • Acting for Bidco Uganda, a leading manufacturer of vegetable oils products, in connection with filing an opposition of their trademarks most notable being ‘‘Blue Magic’’, a laundry soap trademark.
    • Acting for Sustainable Agro Solutions S.A in connection with defending their trademark against opposition by YARA International.
    • Acting for major roofing company in connection with defending their trademark from cancellation by a rival steel company.
    • Advising various international and local proprietors in connection with their applications, registration and maintenance of intellectual property rights.

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