IP Masterclass

Demystifying the role of Intellectual Property Rights in Innovation

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About the Workshop

The value of an innovation cannot be fully realized before its potential is transformed to market value and competitiveness. Intellectual property protection/Patenting is an initial important step towards realizing this potential and commercializing an innovation.

The Ministry of Industry, Trade and Cooperatives in executing its mandate, seeks to promote innovation as a strategy to develop SMEs. The Kenya Industrial Property Institute (KIPI), a State Corporation under the Ministry is charged with the responsibility of promoting innovation by registering patents, trademarks, copyrights, utility models and Industrial design.

The Ministry of Industry, Trade and Cooperatives in conjunction with KIPI will host five (5) Master Class Sessions during the 2016 Nairobi Innovation Week. The timing of these sessions is as follows: 

The purpose of the master classes is to:

  1. Present the numerous benefits of intellectual property/patenting in
  2. Provide information on the process of administering
  3. Access to technological information and database on available patents.

This interactive session will be conducted by KIPI and experts in field of Intellectual Property.

Who Should Attend ?

The target audience includes:

  1. Incubatees/innovators,
  2. Entrepreneurs,
  3. Managers of incubation hubs,
  4. Financial institutions and investors.

Register and Choose a Date

You are invited to register for the IP Masterclass session online prior to your preferred date of the participation.

Each session will have a max of 15 people. NB : Sessions 2:00pm to 4:00pm

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