Selamawit Alemayehu

Date: 16 November 2018
Tags: Legal Team
Selamawit Alemayehu


Legal Director


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Selamawit Alemayehu is a Legal Director for Intellectual Property at Mehrteab and Getu Advocates LLP. She studied her LLM at the University of Turin (Italy) in Intellectual Property law. She specializes in Intellectual Property Law, domain names, anti- counterfeit rights. In particular, she helps clients in the protection of their trademarks, service marks, collective marks, patents, industrial design, utility models and patent of introduction. She acquires her agent license from the IP registry. She advises on the licensing and assigning of various Intellectual property rights particularly trademarks and patents. She also advises on the remedies available on the infringement of those IP rights.



  • LLB, Wollo University, Ethiopia (2012).
  • LLM in Intellectual Property Law, University of Turin, Italy (2016).

Selected Experience

  • Assisted various International companies in the registration of their Intellectual Property Assets such as Trademarks and patents before the Ethiopian Intellectual Property Office.
  • Defended various international companies in their counterfeit cases both before the EIPO and the police.
  • She was part of the team on a counterfeit case while MLA Successfully negotiated on behalf of the renowned international company to stop its well-known trademark from infringement.