#ipkenya Weekly Dozen: 18/05

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  • Image Rights vs Copyright in Kenya: Case of Octopizzo vs Simply Kech [Nation]
  • Kenyan researcher discovers herb that could offer cure for arthritis [Standard]
  • UK-Based IP Management Firm Launches in Kenya [The Kenyan Wall Street]
  • East African IP landscape has shifted fundamentally [Captain Obvious]
  • Recap of Workshop on Innovation and Intellectual Property in South Africa [UCT IP Unit]
  • Urgent need to decolonise intellectual property curricula [That’s my PhD Prof!]
  • Infighting at Nigeria’s Main Collecting Society Raises CMO Governance Issues [That’s my PhD topic!]
  • How Kenyans are monetizing the royal wedding [Capital FM]
  • Report: The Applicability of the Madrid System in Africa [Adams & Adams]
  • Why Kenya Premier League teams are courting disaster by not registering trademarks [Standard]
  • New WIPO Report – Enhancing Innovation in the Ugandan Agri-Food Sector: Robusta Coffee Planting Material & Tropical Fruit Processing [WIPO]
  • South Africa patent system is failing to encourage innovation [BusinessDay]


For more news stories and developments, please check out #ipkenya on twitter and feel free to share any other intellectual property-related items that you may come across.

Have a great week-end!

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