David Opijah


Nairobi, Kenya, Kenya

Towards a National Intellectual Property Policy for Kenya

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
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property and SMEs in Kenya

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
| Business Organizations, Commercial Law & Contracts, Intellectual Property, International Law & Trade

KENYA - Understanding the Anti-Counterfeit Agency

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
| Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Intellectual Property, International Law & Trade

GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATIONS - Much Expectation yet No Law in Sight for Kenya

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
| Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Business Organizations, Intellectual Property, International Law & Trade, Consumer Protection
ACTA - Consolidated Text

ACTA - Consolidated Text

ACTA Consolidated Text…more
| Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Conflict of Laws, Intellectual Property, International Law & Trade
Anti Counterfeit Policy

Anti Counterfeit Policy

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
| Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Intellectual Property, International Law & Trade
Anti Counterfeit Policy

Anti Counterfeit Policy

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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Areas of Practice
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Intellectual Property
  • Litigation
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