Notice on Drafting Instructions for the Trade Mark Rules, 2016


In 2015, the Institute together with its stakeholders made proposals to repeal the Trade Marks Act, Cap 506 of the Laws of Kenya. The proposals were forwarded to the Attorney General’s Office for drafting. In order to align the provisions  of the Trademarks Rules to the proposals to repeal the Act, the Institute has duly prepared Drafting Instructions to repeal the Rules, which will be forwarded to the Attorney General's Office for drafting.


IT IS notified for the general information of the public that the Institute has availed  soft copies of the Drafting Instructions and the proposals to repeal the Trade Marks Act, as forwarded to the Office of the Attorney General, to the members of public, downloadable below:



Any person with comments, additions and or amendments to the Drafting Instructions is hereby requested to submit the same to the Institute on or before 30th April 2016, on       email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Mr. Sylvance Sange

Ag. Managing Director

Kenya Industrial Property Institute

30th Day of March 2016


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