Deputy Solicitor General Christine Agimba and KECOBO’s Executive Director Edward Sigei admire the new logo after its launch.
Ms June Gachui, a lawyer and a musician, stands on stage next to KECOBO’s new logo after its launch during the World Intellectual Property Day celebrations at Louis Leakey Auditorium, Nairobi. She was the master of ceremony during the event.
Kenya Copyright Board (KECOBO) Executive Director Mr Edward Sigei and Kenya Film Commission (KFC) Ag CEO Mr Timothy Owase exchange joint MOU committing the two institutions to work together for the interest of the public.
KECOBO Executive Director, Mr. Edward Sigei during the training on corporate governance for Directors of CMOS at Simba Lodge, Naivasha
KECOBO Executive Director Mr. Edward Sigei (seated right), and Kenya Film Classification Board CEO Mr Ezekiel Mutua sign as witnesses to a joint Communique signed by the Collective Management Organisations licensed by KECOBO at Simba Lodge, Naivasha.
KECOBO Executive Director, Mr Edward Sigei congratulates the chairmen of MCSK, KAMP and PRISK after they signed a joint Communique committing to abide by conditions given by KECOBO, collect royalties jointly and distribute 70 percent of royalties collected to members.
Delegates from African countries pose for a photo with World Intellectual Property Organisation’s (WIPO) Deputy Director General for Copyright Ms Sylvie Forbin during the regional conference on Copyright for Heads of Copyright Offices in Africa organised by WIPO and Kenya Copyright Board in June at Boma Hotel, Nairobi.
Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Arts, Sports and Culture Ambassador Amina Mohamed (second right) and KECOBO Executive Director Edward Sigei (right)being interviewed by Media after attending theRegional Meeting on Exceptions and Limitations at the Boma Hotel, Nairobi organised by World Intellectual Property Organisation and KECOBO.
Cabinet Secretary Ministry of Arts, Sports and Culture Ambassador Amina Mohamed chats with KECOBO Executive Director Mr. Edward Sigei during the Regional Meeting on Exceptions and Limitations at the Boma Hotel, Nairobi
Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Arts, Sports and Culture Ambassador Amina Mohamed displays a portrait gifted to her by Kenya Copyright Board after attending theRegional Meeting on Exceptions and Limitations at the Boma Hotel, Nairobi
Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Arts, Sports and Culture Ambassador Amina Mohamed (centre)receives a gift from Kenya Copyright Board Executive Director Edward Sigei (right) after attending the Regional Meeting on Exceptions and Limitationsat the Boma Hotel, Nairobi.
Honourable Attorney General, Mr. Paul Kihara Kariuki with World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) Deputy Director General for Copyright Ms Sylvie Forbin during the regional meeting for African Heads of Copyright Offices at the Boma Hotel, Nairobi organised by WIPO and KECOBO.
Kenya Copyright Board Executive Director Mr Edward Sigei giving his remarks during the regional meeting for African Heads of Copyright Offices at the Boma Hotel, Nairobi.
WIPO Deputy Director General Ms. Sylvie Forbin giving her opening remarks during the Regional conference for Heads of Copyright Offices in Africa at the Boma Hotel.
Honorable Attorney General Mr. Paul Kihara Kariuki,who was the chief guest, officially opens the Regional Conference for Heads of Copyright Offices in Africa at Boma Hotel, Nairobi.
KECOBO staff having a good time with children and staff of Umbrella Children’s Home during a CSR activity organised by the Kenya Copyright Board.
KECOBO staff mingle and have fun with children from Umbrella Children’s Home during a corporate social responsibility (CSR) activity by the Board.
KECOBO staff delivers aboiler donated by the Board to Umbrella Children’s Home as part of its corporate social responsibility activity for the last financial year.

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.

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