Kabianga University Benchmarks with DIPUIL on IP Issues

Kabianga University Benchmarks with DIPUIL on IP Issues

Patenting of research innovations in learning institutions is a critical tool in safeguarding against certain malpractices such as plagiarism thus ensuring the original intellectual property is fully protected, recognized and compensated. This was revealed when the Directorate of Intellectual Property Management and University-Industry Liaison¬†(DIPUIL)¬†hosted a delegation from Kabianga University that visited Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology on a mission to benchmark on the JKUAT innovation management system, Friday, February 19, 2021. The team was taken through the various types of IP rights like industrial designs, trademarks as well as challenges faced in IP… Continue reading →

Intellectual Property Sensitization

Intellectual Property Sensitization

The director, DIPUIL, Eng. B.K Kariuki has on 04.02.2021 sensitized students of computer science and and computer technology on matters of intellectual property (IP). In his speech, he emphasized on the importance of utilizing the brain which is 0.5kg to creatively coming up with radical innovation during this corona period. Whereas, most students were not familiar with intellectual property concept, the director was keen to define the regimes of IP namely patents, copyright, trademark, industrial design, traditional knowledge and cultural expression. Further, the office staff who were also in attendance gave lectures on intellectual property… Continue reading →