KENYA – ARIPO
COUNTRY : REPUBLIC OF KENYA
CAPITAL : NAIROBI
LANGUAGE : ENGLISH
The Intellectual Property Rights Office of Kenya is known as the Kenya Industrial Property Institute KIPI.
ARIPO is a comity of 18 Former English Colonies which are also English speaking Countries. Member Countries are: BOTSWANA, GAMBIA, GHANA, KENYA, LESOTHO, LIBERIA, MALAWI, MOZAMBIQUE, NAMIBIA, RWANDA, SIERRA LEONE, SOMALIA, SUDAN, SWAZILAND, TANZANIA, UGANDA, ZAMBIA, ZIMBABWE.
African Regional Intellectual Property Organisation known more commonly by its acronym (ARIPO) was established through the Lusaka Agreement and is headquartered at Harare Zimbabwe.
PROTECTION OF INDUSTRIAL DESIGNS IN KENYA:
- NATIONAL FILING
Filing with the national office
- ARIPO DESIGN REGISTRATION
Kindly refer our treaty on ARIPO Design Registration.
Therefore, to obtain Registration of Industrial Design in Kenya, there are two options from which the applicant can choose.