Senator Iyere Ihenyen

Lead Partner

About

Senator Iyere Ihenyen loves entrepreneurship, innovation, and technology. He advises on information technology (IT) and intellectual property (IP).

An intellectual property and information technology lawyer, Senator combines these two most powerful tools in the 21st century to infuse something new into the legal services Infusion Lawyers provides.

Senator is one of Nigeria’s data protection and privacy expert contributors for DataGuidance, an international data- and privacy-compliance network. In 2016, Senator completed a comprehensive data note on data protection and policy in Nigeria, available in over 100 countries.

Senator  has authored several articles on IP & IT. With his legal-writing skills—a skill he sharpened under Chinua Asuzu, Africa’s frontline legal-writing author and coachSenator keeps pushing IP & IT advocacy.

Senator is committed to the lifelong dream of growing, protecting, and supporting innovation to maximize value, create opportunities, and open up new possibilities.

Education

  • LLB, University of Benin, Benin City, Edo State
  • BL, Nigerian Law School

Professional Qualification & Membership

  • Solicitor and Advocate of the Supreme Court of Nigeria
  • Nigerian Bar Association, Member
  • Legal Writing Institute, Member
  • DataGuidance, Expert Contributor on data protection and privacy
  • Nigerian Law Today, Founding Contributor, Intellectual Property & Information Technology

Senator is the Lead Partner at Infusion Lawyers. Before founding Infusion Lawyers, he was the Managing Partner at Assizes Lawfirm and Chief Executive Officer of The Write House. He was also private tax-law researcher and assistant to a former Commissioner of the federal Tax Appeal Tribunal in Nigeria where he prepared several legal opinions on tax disputes between tax authorities and local & multinational companies.

Senator founded Infusion Lawyers to infuse something new into the legal solutions tech entrepreneurs, innovators, and startups need to succeed in today’s dynamic and technology-driven environment.

Attorney Skills

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY 90%
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 85%
IP & IT TRANSACTIONAL PRACTICE 85%
IP & IT DISPUTE RESOLUTION 85%
STARTUP LAW 85%