Uchenna Jerome Orji, Ph.D

Assistant Professor of Law
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Dr Orji teaches Law and New Technologies, Intellectual Property Law and Commercial Law.

He is an Attorney admitted to the Nigerian Bar. He holds an LL.B (Hons.) degree from the University of Nigeria, an LL.M from the University of Ibadan, with specialization in cybersecurity/information technology law, and a PhD in Law from Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nigeria, with specialization in telecommunications law.

He is the author of Cybersecurity Law and Regulation (2012), International Telecommunications Law and Policy (2018), and Telecommunications Law and Regulation in Nigeria (2018), in addition to over 70 peer reviewed papers on several aspects of law. Uchenna is a Fellow of the African Center for Cyber Law and Cybercrime Prevention (ACCP) at the United Nations African Institute for the Prevention of Crime in Kampala, Uganda and has worked as an expert for the Council of Europe, the Commonwealth, the Dutch Government and the Government of Nigeria’s Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption. In 2016, the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) appointed him as the resource person/professor of cybersecurity law and policy for the 2016 African Cybersecurity Governance Institute in Dakar, Senegal.