Ifeanyi Okonkwo

Ifeanyi Okonkwo


RCO Court
3-5 Sinari Daranijo Street,
Off Ajose Adeogun,
Victoria Island,
Lagos, Nigeria.
+234 1 4626841/3

E: ifeanyi.okonkwo@jee.africa
  • Overview

    Ifeanyi E. Okonkwo is a Senior Associate in the Intellectual Property department and Deputy Sector Head Media with over 8 years experience focused on Intellectual property (IP), commercial IP, technology, fintech, data, health and medical law practice.

    He is IP Portfolio Manager, Nigeria & Africa and has handled high profile matters. He is a renowned Google Scholar with hosts of over 20 stimulating International and local articles to his name. He is a front-fighter for the projection, sustenance, and development of African businesses. He has argued some novel cases on IP-Tech and His years of experience from Stillwaters, IP-Unit UCT, TNK SA, DLA-Piper as well as JEE, offers great comfort and reassurance to clients. Ifeanyi is a critical thinker and a solution provider.

  • Credentials


    University of Cape Town (PhD-in-view)
    University of Cape Town (LL.M, IP & Technology)
    Quantic (Diploma MBA)
    Oxford School of Climate Change (Advanced Diploma)
    FGV Dint Latin America (Advanced course on Fintech)
    WIPO Advanced courses on Intellectual Property
    Nigeria Law School (B.L)
    Nnamdi Azikiwe University (LL. B)
    Nnamdi Azikiwe University (BSc. Phil)

    Faculty, Intellectual property, Tekedia Institute.
    Lead, IP Research Committee of NBA Section on Business Law.
    Officer, JEE Data Protection Compliance Organisation, NITDA
    Member, IBA; NBA; NBA-SBL; SBL-Sports Committee; SBL-IP Committee; Golden-Key Honours; etc.
    Mentor, MasterCard Scholars, University of Cape Town.
    Mentor, Faculty of Law Mentorship Programme, University of Cape Town.
    Non-Executive Director, DeCritic.
    Member, Corporate Lawyers Network
    Member, Africa Law Tech
    Member, International Advisory Experts

    Golden Excellence 2021, Goldenkey International.
    Departmental Fellowship Award 2020, University of Cape Town.
    Excellence in Law Award 2021, University of Cape Town.
    Incoming International Student Merit Award, University of Cape Town.
    Wilfred Kramer Merit Award.
    Best-graduating – BSc Phil, Nnamdi Azikiwe University.




  • Experience


    • Commercial Intellectual Property
    • Data Protection,
    • Technology, Media & Entertainment
    • IP Dispute Resolution
    • Health & Pharmaceutical Law

Practice Areas

  • Intellectual Property