Samuel Murumba

Professor of Law

250 Joralemon Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 780-7577 |  Email
Areas of Expertise

International Human Rights
Intellectual Property

LL.B. (Hons), Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
LL.M., Ph.D., Monash University, Melbourne

Professor Sam Murumba Named Co-Chair of a Human Rights Watch Advisory Committee


Professor Samuel Murumba has been named co-chair of the Advisory Committee of the Human Rights Watch (HRW) Africa Division. He will serve with Ambassador Robin Sanders, the former United States Ambassador to Nigeria and to the Republic of Congo. Professor Murumba, whose expertise is in international human rights and intellectual property, has served on the Advisory Committee since 1994, and he has been a member of the organization’s Board of Directors since 1996.

Professor Samuel Murumba Speaks to the International Intellectual Property Society

Professor Samuel Murumba was the featured guest speaker at the International Intellectual Property Society's 2011 Holiday Reception. He presented a paper entitled "Human Rights and Intellectual Property: Dysfunctional Union or Marriage Made in Heaven?" that discusses the intersection of "universal" Human Rights law and "territorial" IP law.

Human Rights Watch Honors Professor Samuel Murumba

Professor Samuel Murumba was honored by the Human Rights Watch board of directors on Febuary 5 at a dinner held to highlight his many years of service to the organization.

Professors Murumba and Sebok in New York Times

In their op-ed for the New York Times, Professors Anthony Sebok and Samuel Murumba tackle Domino’s new Brooklyn Style Pizza. Is Domino’s, with its decidedly non-Brooklyn style pizza as well as its stereotype-filled ad campaign, violating food laws?