KIONDO IDEA THEFT: AN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MYTH!
Several articles have in the past appeared in the media alleging the loss of the kiondo by Kenya to foreigners. However, this is an Intellectual Property myth, according to Sylvance Sange, Principal Examiner at Kenya Industrial Property Institute (KIPI). According to a research paper, no Kenyan kiondo product had been refused entry into either Japan or the UK following claims of intellectual property rights. ..........Read more
WIPO Development Agenda Articles -By M.E. Misati
This paper aims at discussing the role of the patent system in development and how it can be maximised towards the implementation of the WIPO-DA. It is response to KIPI’s 2008 policy on staff to author technical articles for publication by KIPI and is triggered by the UNCTAD-ICTSD Project on Intellectual Property…….