Mr. Edward Sigei, KECOBO Executive Director (seated middle), together with other panelists during a session at the Nairobi Innovation Week held at the University of Nairobi.
KECOBO staff members manning KECOBO stand during the Nairobi Innovation Week held at University of Nairobi
KECOBO staff members attending to visitors at the KECOBO stand during the Nairobi Innovation Week held at the University of Nairobi
Mr. George Nyakweba, Deputy Chief Legal Counsel, conversing with clients who had visited the KECOBO stand during the Nairobi Innovation Week.
Mr. Ephraim Ndiritu KECOBO Copyright Inspector, addressing Lecturers and students during a copyright training at St. Paul’s University, Nakuru Campus.
Delegates from ARIPO, Uganda, Swaziland, Namibia, Liberia and KECOBO staff during a study tour at the KECOBO offices.
Armstrong Sobayen (aka Ngomongo, Vitimbi actor) signing visitors book at the Kenya Copyright Board (KECOBO) and Kenya Industrial Property Institute (KIPI) stand during the Mombasa International Show held at Tononoka Grounds
Central Kenya Traditional Dancers conversing with KECOBO and KIPI staff during the Mombasa International Show held at Tononoka Grounds
Ms. Lucian Mue (KECOBO) and KIPI staff conversing with a clients during the Mombasa International Show held at Mombasa Tononoka Grounds
KECOBO Executive Director, Mr. Edward Sigei (Second left) with the Permanent Secretary (centre) Ministry of Culture and Arts Mr. Joe Okudo (centre) at his office.
Justice Mohammed Ibrahim SCJ, Supreme Court; signing visitors book at KECOBO Stand with I.E.N Okelo, President LSK and Ms. Sharon Chahale KECOBO Deputy Chief Legal Counsel during the Legal Awareness Week
Legal Counsel Gerry Gitonga, Bryant Associates Advocates, giving legal advice to a client during the legal awareness week
Ms, Sharon Chahale, George Nyakweba KECOBO Deputy Chief Legal Counsels, Maurice Okoth, former MCSK CEO, manning KECOBO stand during the legal awareness week
KECOBO staff conversing with a client during the 19th International Book Fair
Yashpal Ghai, Katibu Institute, with his wife signing visitors book at the KECOBO stand during the 19th International Book Fair, with them is Ms, Sharon Chahale, KECOBO Deputy Chief Legal Counsel
Mr. Epraim Ndiritu, KECOBO Copyright Inspector presenting during the training at Down Town Hotel, Nairobi
Ms. Sharon Chahale, KECOBO Deputy Chief Legal Counsel, explaining a point on Copyright to the Software Developers at Nailab Centre, Looking on is Victor Nzomo, Strathmore University
From left Mr. Kulow Maalim Hassan, Chairman, Chairman Kenya Industrial Property Institute (KIPI), Mr. Edward Sigei Executive Director, Kenya Copyright Board (KECOBO) and Ms. Catherine Kahuria, Board Member KIPI during the 56th Series of meetings of the Assemblies of the Member States of WIPO, Geneva Switzerland
KECOBO Executive Director, Mr. Edward Sigei addressing participants during the Cocktail Launch of the IP At Work at Alliance Francaise.
KECOBO Executive Director, Mr. Edward Sigei ( middle) with Kenya Industrial Property Institute (KIPI) Acting Executive Director, Mr. Silvance Sange and Craft Africa Director (Third right) Ms. Christine Gitau with other participants during the Cocktail Launch of the IP At Work held at Alliance Francaise.
A group of artists performing a skit during the Cocktail Launch of the IP At Work at Alliance Francaise.
KECOBO Executive Director, Mr. Edward Sigei receiving a Kshs. 500,000 Dummy cheque from Multichoice Kenya Communications Manager Philip Wahome.

Copyright Act

The Kenya Copyright Board is a State Corporation that was established under Section 3 of the Copyright Act Cap 130 of the Laws of Kenya to administer and enforce copyright and related rights in Kenya.

Copyright Registration

The Kenya Copyright Board registers copyright works of musical, audio visual, literary and artistic nature.

Anti Piracy Security Device

The Anti-Piracy Security Device (APSD) is a tamper proof sticker that is applied on legitimate audio and audio-visual works (films, CDS, DVDS and VCDs).

Collective Management Organisations

These are private organisations that are established to collectively administer the rights of their members.

News and Updates

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Kenya Copyright Board Officers Dismantle Illegal Dstv Distribution Signals In Mombasa

Mombasa, Kenya – 7th December 2016- The Kenya Copyright Board’s enforcement officers backed by police officers have raided and dismantled illegal DSTV signals distribution dens in Mombasa County.

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Safaricom WMants Sh208m ad Tender Case Struck Out

Mobile network operator Safaricom has asked the High Court to dismiss a breach of copyright case against it by advertising agency Transend Media

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How The Internet Has Made Copyright Protection Murkier

Kenya has a comprehensive Copyright Act that aims to protect the intellectual rights of creators and authors in the literary, music and software industries.

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Invitation To Participate In Consultations On Book Piracy

The Kenya Copyright Board will hold consultations with stakeholders in the knowledge industry on 15th December 2016 at the NHIF Auditorium, 3rd
Floor from 9.00Am - 12.30PM to discuss how to combat Book Piracy.

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INVITATION TO BID

Kenya Copyright Board (KECOBO) invites bids from eligible underwriters for provision of a staff medical insurance cover.

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Kenya eyes Sh2.5bn film hub in Africa’s creative economy drive

The Sh2.5 billion hub for movie and video production, music recording and broadcast services is among five planned on the continent for Sh12.6 billion.

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