KIPI has organised a two day training workshop on Trade Mark Law and Practice in Kenya on the 30th and 31st of January in Nairobi. Although the venue is yet to be confirmed, the participation fee for the workshop is KES 25,000, which covers lunch, teas, training materials and a certificate of attendance for participants.
The training course is quite elaborate and includes the following topics:
Overview of KIPI – History, Mandate
Definition, history, function and economics of Trade Marks
Nature and Types of Trade Marks
Registration of Trade Marks
Filing and Prosecuting Trade Mark Applications
Examination of Trade Marks
Opposition and Expungement Proceedings under Trade Mark Law
Management of Trade Marks
International Protection of Trade Marks
For those who are interested in attending this training course, the registration form and programme are available online here.