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Vision, Mission, Core Values & Core Functions

Vision, Mission, Core Values & Core Functions


  • Fostering Global Innovation and Creativity for Sustainable Development


  • To Promote Inventive and Innovative Activities through Protection of Industrial Property rights for an Innovative and Creative Kenya

Core Values

  • Confidentiality 
  • Customer focus  
  • Integrity 
  • Teamwork 
  • Excellence 

Core Functions

The functions of the Institute as provided for under Section 5 of the Industrial Property Act No. 3 of 2001 are to:

  1. Consider applications for, grant and registration of industrial property rights;
  2. Screen technology transfer agreements and licences;
  3. Provide to the public, industrial property information for technological and economic development;
  4. Promote inventiveness and innovativeness in Kenya; and
  5. Organize and conduct training, competitions and awards relating to industrial property matters.