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.

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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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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PUBLIC NOTICE

The Kenya Copyright Board wishes to bring to the attention of the public that Copyright Inspectors are gazetted officers under the Copyright Act Cap 130 and are also Police Officers with the Kenya Police.

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Irdeto, African Pay TV Operators And Egyptian Authorities Join Forces To Combat Broadcast Piracy In Egypt

Two suspects have been arrested and a major African piracy ring broken up following a raid of its premises in Cairo by the Egyptian Cybercrimes Unit. It follows a joint investigation by African Pay-TV operators, security specialist Irdeto, the Egyptian Cybercrime Unit and the Egyptian Ministry of Interior. The two suspects have been remanded in custody, pending a court appearance. The arrests mark the culmination of one of the largest investigations into a large-scale smart card sharing piracy network.

For More Details Follow the Links below;

http://www.broadbandtvnews.com/2014/08/27/irdeto-leads-african-pirate-bust/?utm_source=feedly&utm_reader=feedly&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=irdeto-leads-african-pirate-bust

http://www.iptv-news.com/2014/08/pay-tv-joins-irdeto-egyptian-authorities-in-piracy-crack-down/

http://advanced-television.com/2014/08/27/irdeto-fights-broadcast-piracy-in-egypt/ 

http://www.irdeto.com/irdeto-african-pay-tv-operators-and-egyptian-authorities-join-forces-to-combat-broadcast-piracy-in-egypt.html

http://www.irdeto.com/irdeto-african-pay-tv-operators-and-egyptian-authorities-join-forces-to-combat-broadcast-piracy-in-egypt.html

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Monday 24th November, 2014

Daily Nation, Pg: 6 We need time to print books, say publishers

Mr. Lawrence Njagi, the Chairman of the Kenya Publishers Association (KPA) has said publishers need time to look at certain issues in the formulation of the new curriculum.

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Wednesday 19th November, 2014

Daily Nation, Pg: 49 Job advertisement, Kenya Copyright Board

This is a job advertisement by the Kenya Copyright Board for the positions of Legal Counsel I and Internal Auditor I.

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Thursday 20th November, 2014

Business Daily, Digital Business, Pg: 15 Artists use social media to sell their work

Different artists have in the recent past used social media as a tool for advertising and selling their work.

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Tuesday 18th November, 2014

The Standard, Business Beat, Pg: 13 State rolls out Shs225b to improve Internet speeds

 Access to high-speed broadband has been shown to have a positive impact on economic growth.

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Tuesday 18th November, 2014

Daily Nation, Pg: 68 Over 12,000 struck off payroll

According to Anne Waiguru, the Devolution and Planning Cabinet Secretary, only 160,012 civil servants turned up for biometric registration yet the Kenyan government payroll stands at 172,522 employees.

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Friday 14th November, 2014

Business Daily, BDLife, Pg: 12 - 13 Kenyan art showcased at city fair

The first Kenya Art Fair saw stunning information shared over a period of four days. Details about digital, performative, installation and cartoon art as well as the business of art, copyright and even the sensitive topic of pricing of artworks were discussed.

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