Mark Okhakumhe


Mark is a trained lawyer and mediator actively building a career in tech & innovation, corporate practice, intellectual property, dispute resolution, and impact investment.

He enjoys speaking to people on emerging areas of law, Impact Investment, branding and personal development, startups, and Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), especially SDGs 1, 4, 7, 11 and 16.

As a humanitarian, he volunteered at one of Nigeria's correctional facilities as an ad-hoc lecturer with the National Open Univerisity. He also volunteered with the Legal Aid Council of Nigeria to take on pro bono cases, and DEVATOP to tackle human trafficking.

He was a judge at the regional rounds of the Philip Jessup International Law Moot Competition. More recently, he was part of the #AfricaVsVirus Ideathon and also the COVID-19 Challenge organised by UNICEF.

He has advised various tech startups on matters of compliance and IP protection. He is open to all types of engagements including speaking, volunteer, and full or part-time career opportunities.

Past sessions:

Intellectual Property rights in the technology sector

Intellectual Property rights in the technology sector

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