Selamawit Alemayehu

Date: 16 November 2018
Tags: Legal Team
Selamawit Alemayehu




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Selamawit is an Associate in MLA working in the Intellectual Property Practice. She advises clients on IP matters, such as, registering trademarks, patents, Utility models and enforcement measures. Before joining MLA, Selamawit worked as a trademark and industrial design examination officer at the Ethiopian Intellectual Property Office.



  • LLB, Wollo University, Ethiopia (2012).
  • LLM in Intellectual Property Law, University of Turin, Italy (2016).

Selected Experience

  • Assisted various International companies in the registration of their Intellectual Property Assets such as Trademarks and patents before the Ethiopian Intellectual Property Office.
  • Defended various international companies in their counterfeit cases both before the EIPO and the police.
  • She was part of the team on a counterfeit case while MLA Successfully negotiated on behalf of the renowned international company to stop its well-known trademark from infringement.