During the year 2012, a series of consultative meetings were held on the draft National Intellectual Property Policy (“IP Policy”) for the Republic of Kenya. The process of developing the IP Policy started in the year 2005, when…more
SMEs play a major part in innovation, besides providing an alternative source of employment to millions of people. The article looks at steps Kenya is taking to institutionalize SMEs into official government policy and…more
The Article gives a snap-shot of the Kenya Anti-Counterfeit Agency, a statutory body established pursuant to section 3 Anti-Counterfeit Act, 2008, to help combat counterfeiting, trade and other dealings in counterfeit goods in…more
Geographical Indications is a subject that has gained a lot of prominence in the recent times, particularly within the World Trade Organization (WTO). This article looks at what is happening in Kenya in regard to this emerging…more
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The draft policy is the first attempt by East Africa Community member countries to have a joint/multi-lateral mechanism to fight illicit trade and counterfeits. It is estimated that counterfeits alone cost the East African…more
The Draft Anti Counterfeit Policy is the first attempt by East Africa Community members to come up with a joint/multilateral framework to fight the growing challenge of illicit trade and counterfeits. It is estimated that…more
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