Left to right: Dr. Marisella Ouma, KECOBO ED, Mr. Tom Mshindi KECOBO Board Chairman, Prof. Githu Muigai, Attorney General, & Ms. Carole Croella from the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) during the WIPO Film professionals training workshop held at the Nairobi Serena Hotel.
Chief Justice Dr. Willy Mutunga presenting a trophy to Riara University students, the overall winners of the IP moot court during the 2014 World Intellectual Property (IP) Day held at Strathmore University.
KECOBO Board of Directors during the Board retreat held at Simba Lodge, Naivasha.
Ms. Helen Koki (second left) with other panelists discussing regulations and copyright protection during the 2014 Broadcast, Film & Music Africa (BFMA) conference held at Kenyatta International Conference Centre, Nairobi.
Ms. Catherine Bunyassi-Kahuria, KECOBO Senior Legal Counsel and Mr. Keith Kinabunga from PAWA254 (both seated) with the Writers' Guild training participants.
Mr. Tom Mshindi, KECOBO Board Chairman, addressing participants during the inter-ministerial meeting held at the Nairobi Serena Hotel.
Hon. Attorney General Prof. Githu Muigai addressing participants during the inter-ministerial meeting held at the Nairobi Serena Hotel.
Dr. Fred Matiangi, Cabinet Secretary – Ministry of Information, Communication & Technology, addressing the participants during the inter-ministerial meeting held at the Nairobi Serena Hotel.
From left to right: Mr. Tom Mshindi, KECOBO Board Chairman, Dr. Fred Matiangi, Cabinet Secretary - Ministry of Information, Communication & Technology, Hon. Prof. Githu Muigai, Attorney General, Dr. Marisella Ouma, KECOBO Executive Director and Mr. Ezekiel Mutua, KECOBO Board Director during the inter-ministerial meeting held at the Nairobi Serena Hotel.
Dr. Marisella Ouma, KECOBO Executive Director with heads of the Collective Management Organisations during a stakeholders’ meeting at the KECOBO board room
Members of the KECOBO Employee Assistance Programme
KECOBO members of staff participate in the ‘tug of war’ during the staff annual retreat held at the Lake Naivasha Simba Lodge.
Kenya Copyright Board staff at the Lake Naivasha Simba Lodge for Team Building.
Mr. Samuel Weru, counselor, addressing KECOBO staff during the staff annual retreat at Lake Naivasha Simba Lodge.
Mr. Lawrence Njagi, Chairman Kenya Publishers Association, addressing the participants during the official opening of the 17th Nairobi International Book Fair at the Sarit Centre.
Mrs. Ellymarter Kahoya, Assistant Principal Secretary - Ministry of Education, addressing the participants of the 17th Nairobi International Book Fair held at the Sarit Centre.
KECOBO staff attending to the public during the 17th Nairobi International Book Fair held at the Sarit Centre.
Dr. Henry Chakava, former KECOBO Board Chairman (standing), at the official opening of the 17th Nairobi International Book Fair held at the Sarit Centre.
Members of the public being assisted at the KECOBO exhibition stand during the 17th Nairobi International Book Fair (NBIF) held at the Sarit Centre.
Mr. Edward Sigei, KECOBO Chief Legal Counsel, admiring art during the 2014 Kenya Art Fair held at the Sarit Centre.
KECOBO staff at their exhibition stand during the 2014 Kenya Art Fair at the Sarit Centre.
One of the exhibition stands at the 2014 Kenya Art Fair held at the Sarit Centre.
Ms. Helen Koki, KECOBO Deputy Chief Legal Counsel, making a presentation on Copyright and Visual Arts at the 2014 Kenya Art Fair held at the Sarit Centre.
Angelin Anthony, the runner-up for the Children's Category, receives her certificate during the 2014 Kenya Art Fair held at the Sarit Centre.
The winning piece of art in the Children's Category by Edwin Wainaina displayed at the 2014 Kenya Art Fair.
Dr. Marisella Ouma, KECOBO Executive Director, addressing students at the Aga Khan Academy during the launch of the WIPO School Film competition
Mr. Edward Sigei, KECOBO Chief Legal Counsel (standing), addressing stakeholders during the Marrakesh Treaty stakeholders' meeting held at the KECOBO boardroom.
Participants of the Marrakesh Treaty stakeholders' meeting at the KECOBO boardroom.
Mr. Kinuthia wa Mwangi, the Chair of the Transitional Authority (front row - with a red and white striped tie), with other delegates at the National Stakeholders Conference On Development Of Cultural Industries & The Arts held at the Louis Leakey Auditorium, Nairobi.
Panel of judges sharing their comments after viewing students’ film entries from the Aga Khan Academy - Nairobi submitted for the 2014 WIPO School Film competition.
Mr. Edward Sigei, KECOBO Chief Legal Counsel, addressing participants during the National Workshop On Managing Intellectual Property In The Advertising Industry held in Nairobi.
Dr. Marisella Ouma, KECOBO Executive Director, addressing participants during the National Workshop On Managing Intellectual Property In The Advertising Industry held in Nairobi.
Dr. Martin Bader, BGW AG Management Advisory Group (standing), addressing participants during the National Workshop On Managing Intellectual Property In The Advertising Industry held in Nairobi.
Mr. Christopher Kalanje, a Counsellor in the Creative Industries Section at the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), at the National Workshop On Managing Intellectual Property In The Advertising Industry held in Nairobi.
Left to Right: Mr. David Muriithi (KECOBO Board Member), Dr. Martin Bader, BGW AG Management Advisory Group, Prof. Ben Sihanya, Dr. Marisella Ouma, (KECOBO Executive Director), Mr. Christopher Kalanje (WIPO) and Dr. Henry Mutai (KECOBO Board Member) at the National Workshop On Managing Intellectual Property In The Advertising Industry held in Nairobi.
Ms. Helen Koki, KECOBO Deputy Chief Legal Counsel with Mr. Timothy Kaluma, a representative from the Kenyan Mission in Geneva at the 29th Session of Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR)

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

Stakeholders’ Meeting On The WIPO Marrakesh Treaty

On Thursday 13th November 2014, stakeholders drawn from various government ministries and non-governmental organisations will meet to discuss the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) Marrakesh treaty.

 

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