Mkama Magoti Kalebu is the Managing Partner, Head of the Intellectual Property, Technology & Media, Telecommunications and Data Protection Practices. He handles both contentious and non-contentious matters in the areas of intellectual property ("IP"), media, information technology ("IT"), data protection and telecommunications law, and has extensive experience working on regulatory, transactional, enforcement and advisory projects in these areas, counting among his clients’ multinational companies, listed corporations and government regulators.

Mkama is an advocate of the High court of Tanzania and other subordinate court thereto save for primary court; advocate of the High court of Zanzibar, Members of the East African Law Society; Member of Tanganyika Law society; Member of the Zanzibar Law Society and registered intellectual property agent (Zanzibar).

Mkama Kalebu is also a Notary Public and Commissioner for Oaths in Tanzania. Mkama formerly trained at and practiced in the office of Attorney General (Tanzania); Mkono & Co. Advocates as Intellectual Property Trainee Associate and later as an Intellectual Property Associate.


  • • Freedom to operate analysis
  • • Drafting and negotiating licence agreements, distribution agreements, franchise agreements, agency agreement and assignments.
  • • Advising on breach of privacy and breach of confidence claims.
  • • IP Portfolio Management services
  • • Advising brands, including many globally recognised names, on implementing anti-counterfeiting strategies both in the United Republic of Tanzania (Tanganyika & Zanzibar) and internationally.
  • • Coordinating global intellectual property filing programs for clients
  • • Conducting trade/service marks, patents, unfair competition, copyrights and related rights, industrial designs, geographical indication and plant breeder’s rights litigations.
  • • Advising on various policy options and how each of the options can effectively strengthen, protect, and nurture TK/Folklore
  • • IP strategies protection of new trademarks, inventions and designs
  • • Searching, filing, prosecution and maintenance of patents, trademarks and designs.
  • • IP audits and due diligence



6th Floor, Wing “B” 3D Building Adjacent Watumishi House, Magomeni Usalama, Ruaha Street, Morogoro Road, Kinondoni District.
P.O.Box 76630 Dar Es Salaam