Kenya News | IP Journal Published for April 2018

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The Kenya Industrial Property Institute (KIPI) has published its April 2018 IP Journal. The Journal titled Industrial Property Journal No. 2018/04 was published on April 30, 2018  The Registry publishes IP journals on a monthly basis and sets out all registrations that have been granted up until the 20th day of the calendar month.

The journal includes information on patents granted and renewed, industrial designs, trademarks accepted, abandoned, altered or removed from the Register. The journal also contains general information on the African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO), Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT), Trademark fees and forms, and design fees.

For April 2018, the registry reports the following:

Number of Application Accepted for Registration: 306

Number of Trademarks Abandoned: 3

Number of Trademarks Removed from the Register: 5

Number of Patents Granted: 4

Number of Patents Published: 2

Number of Patents Renewed: 65

Although the journals are published on the KIPI Website, interested persons can purchase paper copies of the journal from the Registry.

These reported filings and renewal figures were compiled manually from KIPI journals and may be subject to errors.

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