Senator 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. And in 2019, Senator co-authored the International Comparative Legal Guide on Data Protection Guide (Nigeria Chapter).
Senator is also knowledgeable and skilled in blockchain & cryptocurrency law and regulations. He provides legal advice to several blockchain & cryptocurrency companies. He is the Lead Trainer, Blockchain for Lawyers Masterclass, training lawyers on blockchain technology, its applications to law, and its legal and regulatory aspects.
Senator is currently the President of Stakeholders in Blockchain Technology Association of Nigeria (SiBAN). A former Vice President on Blockchain Policy & Regulations and immediate past General Secretary at SiBAN, Senator is also currently the General Secretary of the Blockchain Industry Coordinating Committee of Nigeria(BICCoN).A member of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), he is the current 1st Vice Chairman, Intellectual Property Committee of the NBA Section on Business Law (SBL).
Senator is committed to the lifelong dream of growing, protecting, and supporting innovation to maximize value, create opportunities, and open up new possibilities.
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Professional Qualification & Membership
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.
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