Kenya Copyright Board (KECOBO) Executive Director Mr Edward Sigei and Anti Counterfeit Agency (ACA) acting Executive Director John Akoten after signing a memorandum of understanding to work together to promote Kenyans’ Intellectual Property Rights. It guides the two agencies on how to share intelligence, conduct joint investigations, verification, inspections and seizure of counterfeit and pirated copyright works and materials.
Kenya Copyright Board (KECOBO) Executive Director Mr Edward Sigei and Kenya Film Classification Board (KFCB) CEO Mr Ezekiel Mutua during a press conference to announce a partnership between the two government agencies to jointly fight piracy in the film industry in Kenya.
Kenya Copyright Board Executive Director Mr Edward Sigei issuing licenses to Collective Management Organizations (CMOs). Kenya Association of Music Producers (KAMP), Performers Rights Society of Kenya (PRISK), Music Publishers Association of Kenya (MPAKE) and Reprographic Rights Society of Kenya (KOPIKEN) received their licenses
Kenya Copyright Board Executive Director Mr Edward Sigei issuing licenses to Collective Management Organizations (CMOs). Kenya Association of Music Producers (KAMP), Performers Rights Society of Kenya (PRISK), Music Publishers Association of Kenya (MPAKE) and Reprographic Rights Society of Kenya (KOPIKEN) received their licenses
KECOBO board member and Creatives Ambassador, Mr. David Muriithi moderating the World Intellectual Property Day 2017 celebrations event held at the National Museums of Kenya’s Louis Leakey auditorium, Nairobi.
Reknown artists, June Gachui of JGIP consultants (right) and Octopizzo of Octopizzo foundation address the audience during the World Intellectual Property Day held at the National Museums of Kenya, Nairobi on April 26.
Investment and Industrialization Permanent Secretary, Mr. Nduati Mwangi (in red tie) when he visited KECOBO’s stand at KICC during the World Intellectual Property Day 2017 celebrations.
KECOBO Executive Director, Mr. Edward Sigei (standing) introduces panelists who included KECOBO Chairlady Millicent Ogutu (Centre) and WIPO representative during and Audio Visual Rights training that was held at the Silver Springs hotel in Nairobi.
KECOBO Executive Director, Mr. Edward Sigei (left) and Inspector Mr. Mutegi Rinkanya (center) supervise the destruction of CDs at WEEE Centre. The CDs and other electronic goods which were destroyed in an eco-friendly manner had been seized by copyright inspectors and their cases concluded.
Authors and Publishers pose for a photo at the KECOBO offices next to pirated books worth 5.4 million that were seized by the KECOBO enforcement officers.
CMOs’ top management officers pose for a photo at the end of a management training session conducted as part of World Intellectual Property Day Celebrations at the Pride Inn Hotels in Westlands.
Kenya Copyright Board’s Finance Manager Mr Fred Mutuku (left) and Mary Luvayo of KECOBO hands over guitars and other items donated by the Board to the principal of Friends Kaimosi School for the Mentally Handicapped Children Mr Arthur Injenga (right) and the senior teacher in charge of boarding as students celebrate.
The principal of Friends Kaimosi School for the Mentally Handicapped Children Mr Arthur Injenga (right) and his pupils try their hands in playing guitars, drums and other percussion instruments donated by Kenya Copyright Board towards nurturing students talents as part of the Board’s Corporate Social Responsibility.
Kecobo Staff members from (Left - Right) Mr. Sony king Karani (Copyright Inspector), Ms. Ketty Arucy (Senior Human Resource Management Officer), Mr. Howard Okiror (Legal Counsel), at a seminar on facilitating legitimate trade and improving product quality at Renmin University of China.
Kecobo Staff members pose for a photo with other participants of a seminar on facilitating legitimate trade improving product quality at Renmin University of China
Musician Daddy Owen addressing participants at the Safaricom Skiza Forum held at the Carnivore Restaurant, Nairobi
Kecobo Board of Director Mr. David Muriithi & Kecobo Executive Director, Mr. Edward Significant listen to a presentation during the Safaricom Skiza Forum held at the Carnivore Restaurant, Nairobi.
Kecobo Staff engage with musicians at their stand during the Safaricom Skiza Forum at the Carnivore Restaurant, Nairobi.

Copyright Act

The Kenya Copyright Board is a State Corporation that was established under Section 3 of the Copyright Act Cap 130 of the Laws of Kenya to administer and enforce copyright and related rights in Kenya.

Copyright Registration

The Kenya Copyright Board registers copyright works of musical, audio visual, literary and artistic nature.

Anti Piracy Security Device

The Anti-Piracy Security Device (APSD) is a tamper proof sticker that is applied on legitimate audio and audio-visual works (films, CDS, DVDS and VCDs).

Collective Management Organisations

These are private organisations that are established to collectively administer the rights of their members.

News and Updates

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KECOBO Logo Design Competition

The Board seeks to re-design its corporate logo and motto to enhance its image and improve visibility and awareness of the organization. Please click here here http://www.copyright.go.ke/images/555/55.jpg

 

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JOINT TARRIFS

Please find the link for the newly published CMO joint tarriffs:

          http://www.copyright.go.ke/downloads/download/15-public-participation/76-joint-tariffs.html

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Music Copyright Society of Kenya (MCSK) Denied Licence

Kenya Copyright Board (KECOBO) has declined to renew the Music Copyright Society of Kenya (MCSK) 2017 license for failing to produce its latest audited financial statements.

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Public Complaints

The Kenya Copyright Board (KECOBO) views complaints  as being key to the continuous improvement of its services.

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