Deputy Solicitor General Christine Agimba and KECOBO’s Executive Director Edward Sigei admire the new logo after its launch.
Ms June Gachui, a lawyer and a musician, stands on stage next to KECOBO’s new logo after its launch during the World Intellectual Property Day celebrations at Louis Leakey Auditorium, Nairobi. She was the master of ceremony during the event.
Mombasa County Governor, Hassan Njoho and former US Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Ms Jendayi Frazer when they visited KECOBO’s stand during the Pwani Innovation Week held in Mombasa.
Taita Taveta Deputy Governor Majala Mlagui and the Deputy United kingdom Deputy High Commissioner Susie Kitchens when they visited Kenya Copyright Board’s stand at Pwani Innovation Week held at Swahili Pot Hub in Mombasa.
Prof. Bitange Ndemo of the University of Nairobi was among those who visited Kenya Copyright Board’s booth at the Pwani Innovation Week.
Kenya Copyright Board (KECOBO) Executive Director Mr Edward Sigei and Kenya Film Commission (KFC) Ag CEO Mr Timothy Owase exchange joint MOU committing the two institutions to work together for the interest of the public.
Ms. Emily Kalekye and Abdi Abikar (Both KECOBO Enforcement officers) pose for a picture after attending a workshop on combating pharmaceutical crimes for Southern and Eastern Africa held at International Law Enforcement Academy in Gaborone, Botswana.
Kenya Copyright Board Executive Director Mr. Edward Sigei (right) with Kenya Film Classification Board (KFCB) CEO Dr. Ezekiel Mutua after a meeting on possible establishment of a "Wall of Fame" for Kenyan filmmakers at the Nairobi Film Centre.
Kenya Copyright Board management led by the Executive Director Mr. Edward Sigei (centre) with the Kenya Film Classification Board (KFCB) CEO Dr. Ezekiel Mutua (2nd left) and his team during talks on possible establishment of a "Wall of Fame" at the Nairobi Film Centre.
Kenya Copyright Board Executive Director Edward Sigei (left) conversing with PROKON Software Consultant executives in his office when they paid him a courtesy call.
Ms. Sharon Chahale facilitating training for artists at Narok County.
Kenya Copyright Board team led by Executive Director Mr. Edward Sigei (seated right) with a team led by the Regional Intellectual Property Law Enforcement Coordinator (IPLEC) (Sub-Sahara Africa) Ms Tanya Hills (seated centre) based at the US Embassy in Abuja, Nigeria when they paid a visit at KECOBO's office.
KECOBO Copyright inspectors sensitizing police officers within the Rift Valley region about copyright.
Members of the public, business associations and other music users attending a public forum organised by KECOBO to discuss draft collective management organisations(CMO) regulations held at NHIF Auditorium.
Mr. Edward Sigei, KECOBO Executive Director, giving remarks during a public forum organised by the Board to discuss draft Collective Management Organisations(CMO) regulations held at NHIF Auditorium
A representative from the business association asking a question during public forum organised by KECOBO to discuss draft collective management organisations (CMO) regulations held at NHIF Auditorium
A filmmaker asking a question during a joint forum to discuss proposed tariffs presented by three collecting management organisations
Mr. Howard Okiror, KECOBO Legal Counsel (seated middle) during a panel discussion at the Ongea Music Summit held at Sarit Centre.
Ms. Sharon Chahale, KECOBO Deputy Chief legal Counsel facilitating a collaborative training with Kenya Film Commission in Kakamega County
Ms. Faith Amatika giving a talk on copyright on Mtaani Radio 99.9 Fm.
Former KECOBO Board member, Mr. David Muriithi signing KECOBO’s visitors book after he visited the Board’s stand during the 4th Annual Ongea! East African Music Summit, held at Sarit Centre.
KECOBO staff interacting with clients who visited its stand during the 4th Annual Ongea! East Africa Music Summit, held at Sarit Centre.
Mr. Patrick Ongusi (right), KECOBO staff welcomes Mr. John Katana a former KECOBO Board member at our booth during the 4th Annual Ongea! East Africa Music Summit, held at Sarit Centre.
KECOBO staff interacting with clients who visited the Board’s stand during the 4th Annual Ongea! East Africa Music Summit, held at Sarit Centre.
KECOBO Executive Director Mr. Edward Sigei (right) with Kenya National Library Service(KNLS) CEO Mr. Richard Atuti when he paid him a visit to discuss on possibilities of establishing a wall of fame for publishers at the ultra-modern National library services facility under construction in Nairobi.
KECOBO Executive Director, Mr. Edward Sigei during the training on corporate governance for Directors of CMOS at Simba Lodge, Naivasha
KECOBO Executive Director Mr. Edward Sigei (seated right), and Kenya Film Classification Board CEO Mr Ezekiel Mutua sign as witnesses to a joint Communique signed by the Collective Management Organisations licensed by KECOBO at Simba Lodge, Naivasha.
KECOBO Executive Director, Mr Edward Sigei congratulates the chairmen of MCSK, KAMP and PRISK after they signed a joint Communique committing to abide by conditions given by KECOBO, collect royalties jointly and distribute 70 percent of royalties collected to members.
Mr. Ephraim Ndiritu, a copyright inspector, attendsto a client at Huduma Centre in Mombasa during a copyright clinic in Mombasa County.
KECOBO Legal Counsel Mr. Paul Kaindo educating clients about copyright during a copyright clinic in Mombasa.

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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PRE- QUALIFICATION OF SUPPLIERS FOR THE PERIOD 2019- 2020 TO 2020- 2021 (TENDER NO: KECOBO/PRQ/2019- 2021)
The Kenya Copyright Board (KECOBO), invitesinterested bidders to submit their application to be enlisted as pre-qualified suppliers for the financial years 2019- 2020 to 2020- 2021.
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World Intellectual Property Day, April 26, 2019, Western Region

Every April 26, we celebrate World Intellectual Property Day to learn about the role that intellectual property (IP) rights play in encouraging innovation and creativity.

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Public Notice - To Dicuss Joint Tarrifs Sumbitted by MCSK, KAMP & PRiSK

KECOBO invites interested members of the public to attend the forum to discuss joint tariffs submitted by Music Copyright Society of Kenya (MCSK), Kenya Association of Music Producers (KAMP) and Performers Rights Society of Kenya (PRiSK), on Thursday 24th January 2019 at NHIF Auditorium, starting from 8.30Am to 11.30Am.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Act Can’t Resolve ‘hakuna matata’ Copyright Row

The public needs to understand the genesis of The Protection of Traditional Knowledge and Cultural Expressions Act, No. 33 of 2016 and its metamorphosis and implementation so far.
https://www.businessdailyafrica.com/analysis/columnists/4259356-4897752-vkne60/index.html

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Why National Anthem Copyright Should Be Protected

It is a crime to insult or show disrespect to the national anthem. Improper use, including commercialisation, should be discouraged.
http://www.mediamaxnetwork.co.ke/…/why-national-anthem-cop…/

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