A member of the American Law Institute since 1995, and an adviser on the ALI Project on Intellectual Property: Principles Governing Jurisdiction, Choice of Law, and Judgments in Transnational Disputes, Professor Murumba has also served as the Intellectual Property Section Editor of the Australian Business Law Review, and as a member of the Law Council of Australia’s Intellectual Property Committee. In November 2011, he was elected to ALAI-USA (Association Littéraire et Artistique Internationale).
Professor Murumba has been actively involved in the mission of several organizations committed to human rights. In 2009 the Human Rights Watch Board of Directors honored him by electing him Emeritus Director, after serving as a member of the Board of Directors for twelve years. He serves on the Board’s Policy Committee and the Advisory Committees of the HRW Women’s Rights Division and the Africa Division. He has also served as a member of the New York City Bar’s Committee on Human Rights and he is an Advocate of the High Court of Uganda.