The Firm has a robust intellectual property law department which handles IP registration and portfolio management services in East Africa, ARIPO and OAPI registries for its local and international clients.

The firm is also engaged in contentious aspects of intellectual property law including filing and defending trade mark opposition, expungement and infringement actions, copyright infringement and patent litigation.

CFL Advocates also handles commercial aspects of IP Law which consists of reviewing, drafting and negotiation on IP and ICT based agreements including but not limited to procurement, escrow, outsourcing, manufacturing, media, web, software, franchise, publishing, distribution, licencing, hosting, co-location, data and content management and service level agreements. The firm also offers IP advisory in Mergers & Acquisitions and Initial Public Offerings which includes legal compliance, audits, valuations, risk analysis, due diligence, restructuring and optimisation of IP portfolios.