How to ensure that your trademarks, patents, copyrights and trade secrets are safe abroad

July 11, 2021

You have all good reasons to start exporting but how will you ensure that your trademarks, patents, copyrights and trade secrets are safe abroad? With the existence of Free Trade Agreements, your business may want to expand to other markets either regionally or internationally to bolster its competitiveness and position itself in those markets. One of the risks involved in such an expansion is Intellectual Property (IP) infringement, either by you or the other party. It is therefore important to Read more […]

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Corporate entities in Kenya, be more careful!

July 3, 2021

Recently, the Copyright Amendment Act, 2019 (Laws of Kenya) inserted a section that makes body corporates e.g. companies, partnerships, liable to copyright infringement. The Act defines a body corporate as a firm or association of persons.  Most body corporates use others’ copyright or related rights works on a regular basis e.g. music, art, photographs, magazines, videos etc. It is important to understand how corporates may use these works in their business without infringing copyright. In principle, Read more […]

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