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Vallarie Yiega

Associate | Nairobi

Vallarie-Yiega

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Overview

Vallarie is an associate in our Nairobi office and a member of the Intellectual Property, Data Protection & Privacy and Technology, Media & Telecommunications Practice.

Vallarie has experience in advising local, regional, and international clients on diverse practice areas including Data Protection and Privacy, Trademarks, Copyright, Patents, Betting and Gaming, Technology and Telecommunications Law.

Experience

  • Provided advice to multinational companies in relation to promotion, marketing, and advertising in compliance with Kenyan laws and regulations.
  • Advised both local and international clients on data protection compliance.
  • Involved in conducting due diligences for multinational companies with regards to their IP and IT systems, data protection and regulatory compliance.
  • Provided advice to clients on both contentious and non-contentious IP including undertaking the registration, renewal and assignment of various forms of IP in Kenya.
  • Advised and assisted local, regional and international clients in setting up various legal entities in Kenya as well as preparing and filing the relevant documents.

AREA OF EXPERTISE

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from the University of Nairobi.
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Law (PGDip – Law) from the Kenya School of Law.
  • Certificate of Professional Mediation (CPM) from the Mediation Training Institute.
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Overview

Vallarie is an associate in our Nairobi office and a member of the Intellectual Property, Data Protection & Privacy and Technology, Media & Telecommunications Practice.

Vallarie has experience in advising local, regional, and international clients on diverse practice areas including Data Protection and Privacy, Trademarks, Copyright, Patents, Betting and Gaming, Technology and Telecommunications Law.

Experience

  • Provided advice to multinational companies in relation to promotion, marketing, and advertising in compliance with Kenyan laws and regulations.
  • Advised both local and international clients on data protection compliance.
  • Involved in conducting due diligences for multinational companies with regards to their IP and IT systems, data protection and regulatory compliance.
  • Provided advice to clients on both contentious and non-contentious IP including undertaking the registration, renewal and assignment of various forms of IP in Kenya.
  • Advised and assisted local, regional and international clients in setting up various legal entities in Kenya as well as preparing and filing the relevant documents.

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