About us

innovationlex is a Hub for Intellectual Property, Law and Technology based in Kigali, Rwanda. innovationlex started its activities early-2017. It merged with Amicus Jurists end-2017, and it re-became autonomous Mid-2021 to focus on specialization in Intellectual Property, Law & Technology.

In the context of contribution to Law development, innovationlex took the lead in the specialization of private legal services in Intellectual Property, Law and Technology for better service delivery in the jurisdiction of its primary operations .

In Intellectual Property, innovationlex offers services of Consultancy and Training activities, Arbitration, Mediation, and Litigation.

It offers similar services in the field of Law & Technology.

Profile for the Founder & Managing Partner:

Adv. Cyridion Nsengumuremyi, LL.M, MCIArb

Cyridion Nsengumuremyi is a Founder and Managing Partner of innovationlex.
He is an Intellectual Property Lawyer (LL.M). He is a lecturer of Intellectual Property and he is a practicing Attorney that focuses on Intellectual property matters via litigation, Arbitration and Mediation. Cyridion Nsengumuremyi is also a researcher in the field of digital technologies. He is a trained Arbitrator and Mediator.


Master of Laws (LL.M) in Intellectual Property (University of Turin/Italy & WIPO-2011)

Master’s in Business Law (National University of Rwanda-2010)

Bachelor of Laws (National University of Rwanda-2004)

Post-Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (ILPD-2015)


English, French, Kinyarwanda

Areas of expertise:

Intellectual Property Laws




IP agency


Border measures for IP protection

Collective management of rights including in the digital era 

National and international exhaustion of IP rights

Parallel importation of goods

Commercial law



Digital technologies

Children’s rights law

Professional membership:

Rwanda Bar Association (Advocate- since 2017)

EALS (since 2017)

Chartered Institute of Arbitrators CIArb (MCIArb- since 2019).