About KIPI

Kenya Industrial Property Institute (KIPI) is a government parastatal under the Ministry of Investments, Trade and Industry. The Institute was established on 2nd May 2002 upon the coming into force of the Industrial Property Act 2001. Previously the Institute existed as Kenya Industrial Property Office (KIPO), which was established in February 1990 after enactment of the Industrial Property Act, CAP 509 of the Laws of Kenya.


A world class institution in administration of industrial property rights


To protect and promote industrial property rights and foster innovation for sustainable development in Kenya.


Intellectual Property is wealth: Akili ni mali


a) Confidentiality: We endeavour to guarantee the privacy and confidentiality of our customers' information

b) Customer focus: We strive to understand and meet customer needs and aim to exceed their expectations

c) Innovation: We commit to foster an enabling environment that encourages creativity, continuous learning and improvement for efficient and effective service delivery.

d) Integrity: We endeavour to be honest, fair, and ethical in creating a culture of trust and accountability in all the institute's activities and decision making.

e) Professionalism: We shall maintain high standards and professional competence in the discharge of responsibilities and delivery of services of services. We shall abide to professional considerations on the methods, standards and procedures in our work.

f) Team work: We create at the institute a unique atmosphere of collaboration, mutual support and genuine interest in each other's success. Our diverse mix of cultures and experiences provides a variety of perspectives and talents that, when united through teamwork, strengthens our ability to achieve our goals.



Location and Contacts: We are located at KIPI Centre, Kabarsiran Avenue, Off Waiyaki Way

P.O. Box 51648-00200, Nairobi. Tel: 020-6002210/11, 6006326/29/36, 2386220 Mobile: 0702002020, 0736002020

E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; Facebook: @kipikenya; Twitter: @kipikenya;

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