Mr. Paul Kaindo Kiarie (Kenya) at a WIPO HQs Geneva for the Standing Committee on Copyright & Related Rights meeting.
Mr. Duncan Mwangi of Superman Limited training KECOBO staff on Accessibility Audit and sensitization program on Disability Mainstreaming.
KECOBO staff training on Accessibility Audit and sensitization program on Disability Mainstreaming.
Mr. June Okal, KECOBO Legal, demonstrating with multiple disability challenges during Accessibility Audit and sensitization program on Disability Mainstreaming.
KECOBO Acting Executive Director, Mr. Edward Sigei handing Ms. Jane Mukami - FitKenyanGirl copyright registration Certificate for her e-books. Looking on is Mr. David Muriithi, KECOBO Board Director.
From Left (Standing) Abirdu Berhanu, Ethiopian Intellellectual Property Organisation (EIPO) Ephraim Ndiritu, KECOBO, Seblework Admassu (seated left) Ethiopian Intellellectual Property Organisation (EIPO), KECOBO Acting Executive Director, Edward Sigei and Sammy Ziro Lewa , Kenya Industrial Property Institute (KIPI) during a study visit at KECOBO Offices.
KECOBO Staff attending Gender Mainstreaming sensitization program
KECOBO staff with children at Total Rehabilitation Centre, Kasarani during a CSR visit where KECOBO donated diapers, clothing and other assorted household necessities
Mr. Edward Sigei, KECOBO Executive Director (seated middle), together with other panelists during a session at the Nairobi Innovation Week held at the University of Nairobi.
KECOBO staff members manning KECOBO stand during the Nairobi Innovation Week held at University of Nairobi
KECOBO staff members attending to visitors at the KECOBO stand during the Nairobi Innovation Week held at the University of Nairobi
Mr. George Nyakweba, Deputy Chief Legal Counsel, conversing with clients who had visited the KECOBO stand during the Nairobi Innovation Week.
Mr. Ephraim Ndiritu KECOBO Copyright Inspector, addressing Lecturers and students during a copyright training at St. Paul’s University, Nakuru Campus.
Delegates from ARIPO, Uganda, Swaziland, Namibia, Liberia and KECOBO staff during a study tour at the KECOBO offices.
Armstrong Sobayen (aka Ngomongo, Vitimbi actor) signing visitors book at the Kenya Copyright Board (KECOBO) and Kenya Industrial Property Institute (KIPI) stand during the Mombasa International Show held at Tononoka Grounds
Central Kenya Traditional Dancers conversing with KECOBO and KIPI staff during the Mombasa International Show held at Tononoka Grounds
Ms. Lucian Mue (KECOBO) and KIPI staff conversing with a clients during the Mombasa International Show held at Mombasa Tononoka Grounds

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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IP at Work

A groundbreaking  one year pilot project that aims to catalyze the uptake of Intellectual Property Rights  within the artisan and design sector in Kenya. Eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.

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PHASE OUT OF THE PHYSICAL BARCODE STICKER

As from 1st September 2016, the Board will phase out the physical barcode and replace it with a with a managed database application due to costs associated with printing of the Barcode.

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Copyright News

As part of Kenya Copyright Board’s public awareness strategy, the Public Communications department publishes quarterly newsletters on diverse copyright and other intellectual property rights issues.   To date the Board has published 21 articles available online on our website   http://www.copyright.go.ke/media-gallery/newsletters.html
Please grab a copy of the latest Issue (Issue 21) Themed "Building Respect For Copyright".

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