Kenya Warns 2,000 Products In Market Could Lose Their Trademark Rights

By DailyNewsUGMore than 2,000 products, including global brands such as Vaseline, Smirnoff and Total Gas, risk losing their market protection in Kenya following the expiry of their trademark licences. The Kenya Industrial Property Institute (Kipi), the custodian of trademarks in the country, said it would clear 2,162 products from its register if their owners fail to renew their respective trademark licences by next Wednesday. “Where no application for renewal of a trademark published herein is received within 30 days from the date of this publication, the trade mark shall be…

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All KENYA Students to REPEAT CLASSES as Govt CANCELS 2020 National School Exams

By OUMA WANZALA Kenya’s Education Cabinet Secretary (CS) George Magoha announced Tuesday that national examinations will not take place this year as the Covid-19 pandemic has rendered the school calendar lost. As such, CS Magoha said, Standard Eight and Form Four students who were to sit the exams this year will do so in 2021. “Stakeholders have shelved the initial proposal to reopen schools in September for Standard Eight and Form Four candidates,” he said. The minister also announced that all basic learning institutions will reopen in January next year,…

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