Background

Kenyatta University acknowledges that Intellectual Property (IP) management is an important asset in operation of University’s triad core business of teaching, research and community services. The University therefore established Intellectual Property Rights Unit to spearhead issues of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR). New knowledge can lead to innovative breakthrough and new technologies that form bases of new industrial ventures. Legal protection through IPR is a key step in the process of industrial development and commercialization. Literal and artistic works play a big role in knowledge creation. Intellectual Property Rights Unit therefore deals with Industrial properties, Copyrights and Plant Breeders’ Rights .

Director: Prof Ethel Monda

Director: Prof Ethel Monda

Contacts: Prof. Ethel O. Monda, The Director, Intellectual Property Rights, Kenyatta University Our Location: Kenyatta University Intellectual Property Rights, Directorate Complex, Fourth Floor Rooms 412 and 410.

Board Meeting

Board Meeting

KU's Intellectual Property Rights Unit (IPRU) Director,Dr. Ethel Monda (left), and IPRU Chairman, Prof Ahmed Hassanali, during a ceremony.

IPRU Policy

IPRU Policy

KU Vice-Chanchellor, Prof. Olive Mugenda, receives the University's Intellectual Property Rights Policy, and Research Notebook : from at the Main Campus on May 14, 2010. With her are (from left) the Kenya Industrial Property Institute managing director, Prof. James Otieno-Odek.Ms. Jane Omari of the National Council for Science and Technology

REACH US

REACH US

Intellectual Property Rights P.O. BOX 43844–00100 Nairobi Tel: (+254-20) 8710901-19 Ext: Director: 3831 Email: director-ipr@ku.ac.ke

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