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Practice Areas

Shem Otanga is a Senior Associate in Anjarwalla & Khanna’s corporate department. His practice focuses mainly on intellectual property (IP), ICT, employment, corporate and commercial law as well as regulatory advisory work across various sectors of commerce, technology and industry. He has vast contentious and non-contentious IP experience gained over a wide spectrum of national and cross border briefs and has represented Fortune 500 companies, Ivy League Universities and large multinationals.

Shem is recognised as an “associate to watch” by Chambers Global 2019, WTR1000 trade mark and IP Stars.

Professional Memberships

Member of the Law Society of Kenya (LSK), Intellectual Property & ICT Law Committee, Member of the Famous and Well-Known Marks Committee - International Trade Mark Association, and Alumni of the International Lawyers For Africa 2018 cohort.


Intellectual Property Review ,World Trade Mark Review and Data Protection Guide in Kenya – Thomson Reuters & Practical Law