“A GROUP FOR IP SOLUTION”

IPELA Consultancy Service  provides a wide range of services in areas of intellectual property including Trademark, Industrial Design, Copyright, Patent, Utility model and Trade secret.

We serve our clients by providing the highest quality professional services!

About Us

IPELA is an Intellectual Property Agency based in Ethiopia providing a wide range of service in the areas of Trademark, Patent, Industrial Design, Utility Model, Trade Secret and the like.

IPELA is established by Legal Professionals and Trademark Agents in Ethiopia who have a wide range of experience on intellectual property both in Government and Private Sector.

In addition to intellectual property, we have lawyers working on Corporate Law, Investment law, Unfair Competition law, Tax law and any Litigation in relation to the above.

If you need an Intellectual Property Agency and Trademark Agent in Ethiopia, our Experts will provide you a professional advice and representation on all aspects of Intellectual Property Right Registration, Exploitation, Use, Enforcement and Transfer as per the relevant Ethiopian Intellectual Property Laws.

Our Trademark & Patent Agents, with their Intellectual Property experience in Ethiopian Intellectual Property Office & law firms, has developed a long time experience in providing full-fledged advisory and representation in relation to trademark, industrial design, patent and copyright prosecution.

IPELA is a company devoted to work in partnership with intellectual property firms operating around the globe.

Vision

To become a pioneer consultancy hub of Africa in the area of intellectual property, investment and corporate matters.

Mission

To develop professionalism and unlocking intellectual property and the corporate field to investors, inventors, creators and all-round business actors.

Values

We always strive to maintain our basic values; Integrity, Quality and Trust.

Our Team

Elias Fikru

Managing Partner and Consultancy Head

Abay Feleke

Managing Partner and Customer Affairs Head

Mastewal Gelaye

Chief Legal
Officer

Memberships and Affiliates

Contact Address

  • +25 913 364 378 | +251 911 006 653
  • +251 11 854 5919
  • info@ipelaconsultancy.com
  • 7th floor, Baheran Mall Kazanchis, Addis Ababa Ethiopia
Elias Fikru

Managing Partner and Consultancy Head | Trademark Agent

Elias graduated from Bahir Dar University, School of Law, and took advanced Intellectual Property Courses offered by World Intellectual Property Organization. He participated in international trainings held in India, Malawi and Kenya in different areas of intellectual property. Elias worked in the Ethiopian Intellectual Property Office as legal expert for three plus years.

Elias was a member of the National Experts Team established for the formulation of the Ethiopian National Intellectual Policy and for the Start-Up project of the Ethiopian Intellectual Property Academy. He also served as legal advisor in private company before he joins IPELA as Managing Partner and Consultancy Head.

Contact Email – elias@ipelaconsultancy.com

Abay Feleke

Managing Partner and Customer Affairs Head | Trademark Agent

Abay graduated from University of Gondar, School of Law, and also received Certifications from Word Intellectual Property Organization and World Trade Organization on different Intellectual Property Courses. He attended intellectual property trainings in China Intellectual Property Training Centre and Chongqing University of science and Technology.

Abay worked in Ethiopian Intellectual Property Office as a Trademark and Industrial Design Examiner for more than two years. He also worked in Wossen Teshome Bokan PLC as Intellectual Property Special Expert. Before he joins IPELA, he assisted various local and foreign clients on the registration and protection of IP rights.

Contact Email – abay@ipelaconsultancy.com

Mastewal Gelaye

Chief Legal Officer

Mastewal graduated from Bahir Dar University, School of Law, and she took training on General Intellectual Property and Advanced Copyright Courses offered by World Intellectual Property Organization.

She worked as Tutor in Saint Mary’s University College Law Faculty Distance Education Division.  Before she joins IPELA, she worked in Ethiopian Intellectual Property Office as legal expert for two plus years and served as Intellectual Property Appeal Committee member. During her membership in the Committee, Mastewal got a wide range of experience in adjudicating intellectual property cases.

Contact Email - mastewal@ipelaconsultancy.com