Caroline Mwaura

Qualifications:LLM(University of Cape Town ), LLB (University of Nairobi),CPS (K)
Department: Commercial Law, School of Law
Contact Address: Kenyatta University, School of Law, P. O. Box 46906 - 00100 Nairobi – Kenya
Position: Lecturer
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Caroline Wambui Mwaura is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with more than seven years of post admission experience. She is a Certified Public Secretary. C. Mwaura is a Lecturer at the Kenyatta University School of Law (KUSOL), Commercial Law Department. At KUSOL, Caroline Mwaura teaching Commercial and Business Associations Law, Intellectual Property and ICT Law. In addition to teaching career, she practices conveyancing and commercial law and has specialized expertise in Intellectual property (IP) Law. Caroline Mwaura is a holder of Master of Laws Degree (LL.M) in Intellectual Property Law from the University of Cape Town (South Africa) and Bachelor of Laws Degree (LL.B) from the University of Nairobi. She is also a holder of a Postgraduate Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law and a graduate from the School of Internet Governance (Durban, South Africa). Caroline Mwaura’s practice and research interests include Information and Communication Technology Law, Competition Law, Corporate and Commercial Law, Intellectual Property and ICT Law.

Research Interests :

  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Information and Communication Technology Law
  • Competition Law
  • Commercial Law


  • Mwaura, C. (2016). Technology transfer for climate change mitigation: A perspective from Kenya. The African Journal of Information and Communication (AJIC), 19, 165-171.

Conference and Workshop Presentations

  • July 2017 - Presentation - 'The fair dealing defence in digital environment - based copyright infringement: The case of Kenya' at a conference on the protection of intellectual property rights held at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology School of Law.

  • March to May 2014 – Taught and examined a copyright law course at Kenyatta University School of Law in collaboration with Harvard Law School.
  • July 2013 – Presentation - ‘How Government can (and does) Affect the Creative Industry using Copyright Policy’ at the Strathmore Law School conference on Copyright, Creativity and Development.
  • August 2013 – Presentation - ‘Patent Law and Innovation Opportunities in Kenya and Africa’ at the Kenyatta University Training Course on Patent Drafting.
  • July 2012 – Presentation – ‘IP Issues Specific to Start-ups’ at the Strathmore Law School conference themed ‘To Patent or Not: Protecting Intellectual Property in ICT.’
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