Rukayatu “Ruky” Tijani

Rukayatu “Ruky” Tijani

Ruky Tijani founded the Firm for the Culture after years of serving as an intellectual property attorney in the Silicon Valley office of a leading litigation firm. Firm for the Culture was borne of her passion for the law, social impact, social entrepreneurship, and strategically scaling to create sustainable change. As a social entrepreneur herself, Tijani knows what it’s like to seek social change while protecting business assets. Her mission is to help social entrepreneurs trademark brands as they scale up.

Drawing on her experience in intellectual property, she offers detail-oriented and comprehensive trademark education, strategy, and application services to social entrepreneurs and founders at flat-fee prices.

Tijani has provided workshops to students, young professionals, and creatives at New York University School of Law, Harvard Law School, Yale Law School, and Berkeley Law School. She has been recognized as a California Change Lawyer for Legal Diversity, been featured in XONecole and Above the Law, and taken part in several podcast interviews, including the Happy Lawyers Project and the First-Gen Lounge.

She is a Nigerian-American first-generation professional from the housing projects of Brooklyn, New York; a graduate of UC Berkeley School of Law; and a member of the New York and California State Bars.

Guest Appearances
March 8, 2023

Dispatches from ABA TechShow: Authentic Branding || Why Invest in Marketing?

The day has finally come: Conrad and Gyi are live from ABA Techshow! F.O.P’s Allison Johs and  Rukayatu “Ruky” Tijani share the importance of investing in marketing and authentic branding and purpose....