INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT BENCHMARKING FROM NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH ORGANIZATION (NARO) OF UGANDA

Intellectual Property Management Benchmarking Team from National Agricultural Research Organization (NARO) of Uganda visited JKUAT Main Campus on 4th July, 2017 and met with the Director, DIPUIL. The meeting was held in IPIC Boardroom and covered issues on IP Management, extension and technology transfer in the University.

The Ugandan Team was headed by Dr. Imelda N. Kashaija, Deputy Director General, Agricultural Technology Promotion accompanied by Joseph Mbihayeimaana, Senior Intellectual Property Officer, and Jane Kugonza, Senior Outreach Officer.

The Director, DIPUIL Eng. BK Kariuki elucidated the importance of prudent management of IP in a University setting and highlighted the progress and status of JKUAT IP filings and IPRs. The meeting was attended by the Ag. HoD, Dr. M. Kaibui, Fred Otswong’o, Simon Njuguna and Jenner Akwale.

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