Proposed Intellectual Property Law Amendments: Kenya Copyright Act

Parliament of Kenya

Recently, the Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill, 2013 was published in Kenya Gazette Supplement No. 146 (Bills No. 32). The Bill seeks to amend four sections of the Copyright Act, namely sections 22, 28, 33 and 46. A copy of this Bill is available here (See pages 933-936).

It is recalled that four other sections in the Copyright Act were amended in 2012
in the exact same manner. Please see this blogger’s comments on the 2012 amendments here. What follows are this blogger’s thoughts on the proposed 2013 amendments to the Act

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One thought on “Proposed Intellectual Property Law Amendments: Kenya Copyright Act

  1. These amendments will water down the copyright laws and should be resisted! How can AG give exemptions to royalty payments for example? That’s like AG controlling people’s salary. Crazy!

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