Kenya's IP Institute Releases Drafting instructions to Repeal Trade Marks Act Rules


The Kenyan Industrial property Institute (KIPI) together with its stakeholders made proposals to repeal the Trade Marks Act, Cap 506 of the Laws of Kenya. These proposals were accepted and in 2015 forwarded to the Attorney General’s Office towards drafting a new Act.


In order to align the provisions of the subsidiary legislation to the New Act, KIPI has prepared drafting instructions to repeal the Trade Mark Rules, which will be forwarded to the Attorney General's Office for drafting.


KIPI has availed soft copies of the Drafting Instructions found here and the proposals to repeal the Trade Marks Act found here,


Any person with comments, additions and or amendments to the Drafting Instructions is requested to submit the same to the managing director of KIPI (info@kipi.go.ke) on or before 30th April 2016,


For More information kindly contact Carole Theuri

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