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
Various provisions of the Industrial Property Act, No. 3 of 2001 (the Act) were amended through the Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act, No. 11 of 2017. The effective date of the amendments was 04th May 2017.
The amendments aimed at
On 19th May, 2017, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) announced that starting late 2017, ROMARIN, Madrid E-Alert and Madrid Real-Time Status will no longer be available on the WIPO website. The link to the WIPO announcement is available here.
On 10th May 2017, President Uhuru Kenyatta signed into law the Movable Property Security Rights Bill, 2016. The new law is meant to widen access to credit facilities using movable assets, through the new secured transactions legal framework and the
President Uhuru Kenyatta’s assent to the Banking (Amendment) Act, 2016 has been termed one of his more controversial legacies. The law introducing caps on interest rates for lending and deposits, which came into effect in September, 2016, was passed in
A directive to waive fees for land title searches was issued by the Cabinet, chaired by the President on 6th April, 2017, as part of the Government’s policy to make doing business in Kenya easier. While the directive is yet
26th April, 2017 marked the World Intellectual Property Day in recognition of the role that copyright, patents, trademarks & geographical indications, among other intellectual property rights, play in encouraging innovation and creativity. The theme of this year’s celebrations was ‘Innovation-Improving