Kenya 

Trademark - Kenya

Register your Trademark

Register your trademark with Inventa International and benefit from the following advantages:

Strategic Advice

Our specialists will review the information you provide and advise you on the best strategy to increase your chances of success in obtaining a trademark and protecting your brand.

We prepare the application

We will be in charge of all the procedings related to filing a trademark application based on the chosen strategy.

Trademark Maintenance for 10 years

Inventa International keeps a close eye on every event related to your trademark.

Client Area available

We provide you a secure web based client area to manage your Intellectual Property assets.

Trademark Registration

Process

Monitor the process from the preparation for the trademark application to its maintenance phase. Inventa International will accompany you every step of the way.

Kenya

Trademark Details and Timeframes

Priority claim

Available

Multi Class Application

Available

Well-known Trademarks

Available

Body responsible for non-use cancellations

Court & IP Office

Search with legal opinion time frame

7 days

Time until registration

1 year

Opposition Period

60 days

Use requirement period

5 years

Requirements

  •  Power of attorney, simply signed.
  •  Sample of the mark (not required for word marks).
  •  List of goods and/or services.
  •  Copy of priority document (if applicable).
  •  Power of attorney, simply signed.
  •  Power of attorney, simply signed.
  •  Deed of Assignment.
  •  Power of attorney, simply signed.
  •  Certificate of change of name.
  •  Power of attorney, simply signed.
  •  Power of attorney from the licensor and licensee, simply signed.
  •  Declaration and statement of case, with verified English translation.
  •  License agreement, notarized with a verified English translation.

Latest news

ANNOUNCEMENT

New second-level domain is launched (.ke)

The launhcing of this domain is divided in 3 phases. The Sunrise Phase started on the past 23rd ofjuly of 2017 and will end on October 22nd of 2017. During this period, only the oweners who have trademarks registered in Kenya will have the right to apply for the corresponding domain names. To do that, it will only be necessary to have a confirmation letter from the Intelectual Property Institute of Kenya to verify if the trademarks are registered in the country. The Sunrise phase will be followed by the Land Rush Phase (30 days), where competing applicants will be able to bid on domain names. After this phase, there will be the Cooling Off phase (30 days), which, during that time, the Kenya Network Information Centre (KeNIC) will analyse whether the applicants meet the requirements for the respective phases. Upon the conclusion of the 3 phases of the launch, the registration of domain names in Kenya (.ke) will be available for anyone to apply.

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