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For a number of years, there has been talk that every brand owner that imports goods into Kenya will be required to record its trademark with Customs. This requirement is now becoming a reality as a result of the publication of two new regulations.
17 August 2021
The pandemic and related effects of lockdown have had a big impact on the continent’s IP ecosystem. Vanessa Ferguson at Von Seidels runs through some of the most significant upheavals and sets out what rights holders should do to safeguard their brands.
27 May 2021
As part of the Kenya Industrial Property Institute’s initiative to rid its Trademarks Register of all unwanted registrations, three special journals containing trademarks that were not timeously renewed have now been published.
24 March 2021
The Intellectual Property Bill 2020 is only the latest in a series of developments that rights holders need to know about when building their brands in Kenya.
04 January 2021
The National Council on the Administration of Justice and the Kenya Association of Manufacturers prove that a multi-agency approach is key to fighting counterfeits in the country.
26 November 2020
The latest legislative reforms in a series of ongoing improvements to the national IP regime offer welcome news for rights holders in Kenya.
25 November 2020
In our latest round-up, we look at the boss of Kenya’s Anti-Counterfeit Authority departing following a fake number plate scandal, IP Australia launching a new quality approach, and much more.
27 October 2020
Within the context of an initiative to rid its Trademark Register of all unwanted trademark registrations, the Kenya Industrial Property Institute has published a Special Industrial Property Journal listing some 2,000 lapsed registrations.
25 August 2020
In our latest round-up, we look at INTA’s Unreal Campaign going virtual, how counterfeiting is on the rise in India, Romania upgrading its e-filing system, and much more.
31 July 2020
WTR traverses the whole of Africa to provide brand owners with a comprehensive guide to brand protection across the region.
08 July 2020
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