Research Fellow

Liz Lenjo is the Founder and Managing Consultant of MYIP Legal Studio. She specializes in Intellectual Property, Entertainment, Media and Fashion Law. She is a Member of the Copyright Tribunal, the tribunal established under Section 48 of the Copyright Act (CAP 130). She serves in the Kenya Fashion Council as the Head of Intellectual Property & Policy in the Legal Committee. She is also a tutor with Copyrightx by Harvardx, Kenya Chapter hosted by the GoDown Arts Center.

Liz holds a Master of Laws (LL.M) in Intellectual Property Law from the University of Turin (Italy) and World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) from the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA) and Postgraduate Diploma Kenya School of Law. She also holds a Certificate in Fashion Law from Fashion Law Institute – Fordham University Law School (New York).  She also has professional certificates in IP Management, Mediation & Arbitration from WIPO Academy and CopyrightX from HarvardX.

Liz is also a published writer and scholar. She has also written and been quoted in several local newspapers and international news including the Sunday Nation, The Star, Up Magazine, CNN Africa, BBC Africa, CGTN Africa, Financial Times (UK), among others.

Liz is a blogger on www.lizlenjo.com on IP and Entertainment Law matters focusing on non-legal minds to understand basic issues on these areas of law.  She is also the Chapter Lead of Creative Commons Kenya and the head of the Culture & Entertainment Platform.

  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Entertainment Law
  • Media Law
  • Sports Law
  • Fashion Law.
  • Inspiration versus Exploitation: Traditional Cultural Expressions at the Hem of the Fashion Industry- Marquette Intellectual Property Law Review Journal- Vol 21, Number 2, Summer 2017. https://scholarship.law.marquette.edu/iplr/vol21/iss2/
  • 2018: TOP 40 UNDER 40 Women Business Daily – Legal
  • 2015: Bloggers Association of Kenya (BAKE) Awards My blog lizlenjo.com received a nomination for Best Topical Blog and won 3rd Place.
  • 2014: Bloggers Association of Kenya (BAKE) Awards My blog lizlenjo.com received a nomination for Best Topical Blog and won 2nd Place.