Name: Richard Henry Pasipanodya
Firm Name: Legacy IP Chambers
Country: Zimbabwe
Expertise: Copyright Law

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Professional Biography:

Founder – Managing Director/Consultant – Legacy IP Chambers – Experienced ARIPO and Zimbawe Intellectual Property Expert

As Founder – Managing Director/ Principal Consultant at Legacy IP Chambers, Mr Richard Henry Pasipanodya is possessed of over 26 years intimately insightful and visionary scholarly and work exposure and experience in various fields and aspects of IPRs protection matters at very senior levels of mandates and assignments at national, regional and international contextual perspectives. These include appointments entailing:

  • IP policy / legislative research, formulation, reviewing, update, reform and development;
  • IP policy / legislative analysis, interpretation, advice, advocacy, negotiation and lobbying;
  • IP policy / legislative administration, management, implementation and execution;
  • IP policy / legislative education, training, authorship, editorial, proof- reading and commentary;
  • IP office institutional systems development, administration, management and transformation;
  • IPRs technology transfer contractual negotiation, drafting, interpretation and management;Investment projects partnership searches, legal compliance, due diligence and coordination,
  • Startup business proposal preparation, advice, counseling and mentorship.

His potency, prowess, exploits and accomplishments thereat rank him as one of the rarely found all-round expert IP practitioners in Zimbabwe and the sub-Saharan African region. Armed with this array of requisite skills, competencies and expertise in IP matters it is his passion and conviction that Africa has an equally proactive role to play in global IP matters and be a force to reckon with in not so distant a future.