KECOBO Executive Director Mr.Edward Sigei addresses musicians during a training on entrepreneurship and financial management held in Mombasa on December 16, 2016.
Musicians pose for a photo with Kenya Copyright Board (KECOBO) Executive Director Mr. Edward Sigei and Kenya Film Classification Board (KFCB) CEO Mr. Ezekiel Mutua at the end of a training held at the Brevan Hotel in Bomet.
Musicians keenly follow the training on Entrepreneurship and financial management skills organised by Kenya Copyright Board (KECOBO) at Brevan Hotel in Bomet.
Some of the musicians listening during the training on Entrepreneurship and financial management skills organised by KECOBO at Brevan Hotel, Bomet County.
KECOBO Executive Director Mr.E dward Sigei responding to a question during a musicians training held in Meru County.
Some of the musicians who attended the training on music and entrepreneurship held in Machakos, Lau Guest House.
KECOBO Copyright Inspector, Ephraim Ndiritu addressing musicians during a training that was conducted in Machakos, Lau Guest House.
A musician asking a question during the musicians’ training session on music and entrepreneurship held in Machakos’ Lau Guest House.
KECOBO Legal Counsel Paul Kaindo(third right) among the panelists that participated in the Ongea 2017 Music Summit at Sarit Centre Nairobi.
Musicians’ representatives who came to the KECOBO offices to thank the board for declining to renew the Music Copyright Society of Kenya (MCSK) licence for 2017.
Edinburgh Law School IP expert, Nicolas Jondet speaking on the Collective Management Organisations (CMO) regulations during a programme that was held at the National Museums of Kenya
Edinburgh Law School IP expert, Dr.Smita Kheria speaking on Collective Management Organisations (CMO) regulations in relation to the UK during a consultative forum with artists held at the National Museums of Kenya
Mr.Gad Awuonda of Legis Policy guiding the artists through the draft Collective Management Organisations (CMO) regulations during a consultative forum held at National Museums of Kenya.
KECOBO Executive Director, Mr. Edward Sigei addressing journalists during the Collective Management Regulations Forum held at Jumuia Hotel, Kisumu.
Participants of the Collective Management Organizations Regulations Forum held at Jumuia Hotel, Kisumu.
Performer’s Rights Society of Kenya (PRiSK) CEO, Ms. Angela Ndambuki addressing artists during the Collective Management Organizations Regulations Forum held at Jumuia Hotel, Kisumu.
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.
KECOBO Executive Director, Mr. Edward Sigei (centre) posing for a photo with WEEE Center staff at the WEEE Centre headquarters in Embakasi after the destruction of pirated materials in an eco-friendly manner.
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.

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.

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