Welcome, to the official website of the Kenya Industrial Property Institute (KIPI)-a Parastatal under the Ministry of Industrialization and Enterprise Development.

The functions of the Institute are; 1. To administer Industrial Property Rights; 2. Provision of Technological Information to the public; 3. Promoting Inventiveness in Kenya and 4. Provision of Training on Industrial Property.

NEW: Notice on Drafting Instructions for the Trade Marks Bill, 2015.

The Trade Marks Act, Cap 506 of the Laws of Kenya came into effect on 1st January 1957. Since then, the Act has undergone a number of amendments and was last comprehensively amended in 2002. In compliance with the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and in keeping with the current national and international trends in the field of intellectual property, the Institute seeks to repeal the Act. To this end, the Institute has prepared Drafting Instructions to be forwarded to the Attorney General’s Office for the necessary action.


IT IS notified for the general information of the public that the Institute has availed a soft copy of the Drafting Instructions to the members of public HERE.

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 2015, 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 2015

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