Registration of Trademarks and Service Marks * Oppositions * Licenses
Assignment * Renewals

The Intellectual Property Division under the Commercial Department advises its clients on various aspects of their Trade Marks, Patents, Industrial designs, Copyrights and Geographical Indications. The Firm has advised clients in conducting availability Searches of Trade Marks, Registration of New Trade Marks, Record of Changes of Names, Changes of Addresses, Assignments, Licenses, Conversion and Reclassification of Trade Marks and Renewal of Trade Marks; Defending and Prosecuting Oppositions, Expungement and Rectification proceedings as well as Litigation of Trade Mark Infringements. The Firm also drafts Co-existence Agreements and is involved in Negotiation and Arbitration in Trade Mark Disputes.

The Firm provides Trade Mark watch services for existing clients. In Patents, the Firm offers services in respect of Registration of New Patents, Registration of International Applications under Patent Corporation Treaty, Renewal of Patents and Record of Licenses, Change of Name and Addresses.

The Advocates of the Firm are admitted as Patent Agents by the Kenya Industrial Property Institute. The Firm has also built a network of over fifty associates from around the world to ensure that all our clients’ interests are protected in Kenya, regionally and internationally. The Firm is a member of the International Trademark Association.

RULINGS

  1. IN THE MATTER OF TRADE MARK APPLICATION NO. KE/T/2010/67828 (circular device) IN THE NAME OF BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO KENYA LTD AND OPPOSITION THERETO BY PHILIP MORRIS PRODUCTS SA
  2. KENYA INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY INSTITUTE IN THE MATTER OF THE TRADE MARKS ACT, CAP 506 AND IN THE MATTER OF TMA NOS. KE/T/2008/64107 “PRESIDENT” AND KE/T/2008/64506 “PRESIDENT SPECIAL EDITION LAGER” IN THE NAME OF EAST AFRICAN BREWERIES LIMITED AND OPPOSITION THERETO BY CERVECERIA NACIONAL DOMINICANA C. POR A.
  3. KENYA INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY INSTITUTE IN THE MATTER OF THE TRADE MARKS ACT AND IN THE MATTER OF TRADE MARK APPLICATION NOS. KE/T/2009/66624 “WALI BASMATI RICE” KE/T/2009/66625 “ROUZ BASMATI RICE” KE/T/2009/66626 “PILAU BASMATI RICE” KE/T/2009/66627 “NAWAB BASMATI RICE” KE/T/2009/66628 “RAJAH BASMATI RICE” KE/T/2009/66629 “AL-HANNAN BASMATI RICE” IN THE NAME OF KRISH COMMODITIES LTD AND OPPOSITION THERETO BY THE AGRICULTURAL AND PROCESSED FOOD PRODUCTS EXPORTS DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (APEDA)
  4. IN THE MATTER OF AN APPLICATION TO EXPUNGE T.M.A NO. 57546 IN CLASS 21 IN THE NAME OF CASABELLA ASSOCIATES LIMITED AND EXPUNGEMENT THERETO BY CORNING INCORPORATED