On Monday 25th September, 2017, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) launched the new format of the official online publication of the Nice Classification (NCLPUB) in their website. This new format publication replaced the NICE publication platform (NicePub) which will
On 21st July, the President assented to the Companies (Amendment) Act, 2017 (“the Amendment Act”) and it came into force on 16th August, 2017. It has made a raft of changes to the Companies Act, 2015 and the most notable
Justice John Mativo in his ruling on 21st September, 2017 declined to suspend the declaration of invalidity of paragraph 11A of the Income Tax Act Chapter 470, Laws of Kenya earlier declared invalid on 14th March, 2017 by the same
As at Monday 28th August 2017, Kenya joined the likes of Botswana, Morocco, Cameroon, Rwanda, Mauritania and Eritrea which have outlawed the use of plastic carrier bags. On 28 February 2017, through Gazette Notice Number 2356, the Cabinet Secretary for
Article 46 (1) (c) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010 guarantees consumers to the right to protection of their economic interest.
This protection ought to be availed to the consumers of real estate in Kenya with particular focus to off-plan
On 07th August 2017, Thailand joined the Madrid system after its instrument of accession to the Madrid Protocol was deposited with WIPO’s Director-General, making the country the 99th Member of the Madrid System.
The Madrid Protocol will come into effect
In this age where the internet has made the world a global village, every brand needs to have domain name through which it can increase its visibility. A domain name is a name through which an entity can be located
In a recent post here, we reported that the High Court sitting in Malindi in the case of Mercy Munee Kingoo & Lydia Nyiva Kingai v Safaricom Limited & Attorney General  eKLR, pronounced itself on the constitutionality of section
The Kenya Network Information Centre (KeNIC) shall launch the Second Level Domain (SLD) in Kenya on 23rd July, 2017.
According to the Internet Cooperation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICAAN) Kenya comes second after South Africa in the most successful
The Registrar of trade marks, Mr Sylvance A. Sange, through a practice note published in the Kenya Industrial Property Journal dated 30th June, 2017 stated that he has resolved to discontinue issuing the further thirty (30) day notice for lapsed