Welcome, to the official website of the Kenya Industrial Property Institute (KIPI)-a Parastatal under the Ministry of Industrialization. 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 vacancies advertised at KIPI
The Institute has advertised vacancies to be filled. Download the advert from the Vacancies Menu on this page....
Notice on March 2013 IP Journal commencement date
The Industrial Property Journal, number 2013/03, for the Month of March 2013 was published on 16th April 2013 instead of 31st March 2013. The delay was due to technical challenges with the Industrial Property Administration System.
IT IS notified for the general information of the public that all the relevant statutory periods as provided for in the Industrial Property Act 2001, the Industrial Property Regulations 2002, the Trade Marks Act, Cap 506 of the Laws of Kenya and the Trade Mark Rules shall start running from 16th April 2013 and not 31st March 2013.
Dr. Henry K. Mutai
KIPI LAUNCHES TISC..
The Technology and Support Innovation Support Centres (TISCs) project is a part of the Development Agenda program currently being implemented by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).......Read more in the News Menu.
KIONDO IDEA THEFT: AN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MYTH!
Several articles have in the past appeared in the media alleging the loss of the kiondo by Kenya to foreigners. However, this is an Intellectual Property myth, according to Sylvance Sange, Principal Examiner at Kenya Industrial Property Institute (KIPI). According to a research paper, no Kenyan kiondo product had been refused entry into either Japan or the UK following claims of intellectual property rights. ..........Read more