Welcome, to the official website of the Kenya Industrial Property Institute (KIPI)-a Parastatal under the Ministry of Industrialization and Enterprise Development.

The functions of the Institute are; 1. To administer Industrial Property Rights; 2. Provision of Technological Information to the public; 3. Promoting Inventiveness in Kenya and 4. Provision of Training on Industrial Property.


In order to know the status of their application(s), applicants are able to make use of the newly installed SMS enquiry system.


1. Open a new SMS message on your phone

2. In the text area, enter the following:

Patent#application number.

For example, if your application number is KE/P/2014/1234, enter PATENT#KE/P/2014/1234

3. Send to 20031.A response with the current status should be received within ten minutes. Read More


Intellectual Property Publications

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