The increasing enactments on Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Cameroon demonstrate how important this sector has become in the economy. The ICT sector has proved to be a promising sector in Cameroon and benefits from several investment incentives.
With a dedicated technology department, Fintech, Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, Crowdfunding, LegalTech, and data protection are part of our DNA.
We are Technology lawyers in Cameroon, with a department focused on the convergence of financial services and technology. We handle legal, regulatory, and commercial issues specific to Fintech projects and businesses. We advise on all the aspects of protecting ideas, creativity, and data in Cameroon and within the CEMAC zone.
The Firm’s pioneering technology department has been recognised by The Legal 500. D. MOUKOURI AND PARTNERS is the only Law Firm in the Fintech & Blockchain 2021 Rankings for Cameroon and Central Africa.
Our involvement in the AIJA (International Association of Young Lawyers) Congress on Artificial Intelligence held in Tokyo, Japan in 2017, and the qualifying training on LegalTech and Blockchain underwent by our lawyers in 2019 at the Harvard University in Boston, USA, form part of our achievements in the sector.
Our expertise covers all the aspects of Fintech including online banking and lending, blockchain, cryptocurrency, mobile payments, e-wallets, online trading algorithms, crowdfunding, and platform-based technologies. We advise digital solutions providers and companies involved in mobile value-added services (MVAS), and e-commerce.
We have advised leading innovators at all the stages of growth, across the financial technology, telecom, and technology industries. We are the legal minds behind several success stories in The Tech industry in Cameroon and Central Africa.
Our clients are multiple award winners for their innovative approaches in their sectors. They have received prizes from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II at the Buckingham Palace and from Melinda Gates at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
The awards received by our clients include the African Start-up Award in 2015, the Award for the best health innovation in Africa in 2015, the Commonwealth Youth ICT application award for best E-health innovation in 2016, the Digital Africa Award for best e-health innovation in 2017, the Cameroon Youth Award for Excellence in Technology, The 2018 Best Innovation, the Forbes 30 under 30 recognition.
We provide advisory services and assist in applications and litigation for the protection of IP rights before the African Intellectual Property Organization (OAPI). We represent clients in litigation relating to counterfeiting and other infringements of their IP rights and advise on the protection of copyrights.