Chijioke Okorie


    Dr. Chijioke Okorie is currently the inaugural postdoctoral research fellow under the South African Research Chair in Intellectual Property, Innovation and Development at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. Before becoming a full time researcher and policy consultant, she was a Senior Associate in the law firm of CLP Legal (formerly, Consolex Legal Practitioners).  She is also the Lead Advisor at Penguide Advisory, a firm that provides research, educational, legal and regulatory advisory services in copyright, Internet law and policy, and international development. At Penguide, she has the responsibility of addressing the on-going contractual requirements of a range of clients from across the copyright and internet spectrum, which has included agreements within Nigeria, across Africa and internationally.