Contacts..

Ethics Review Committee
P. O. BOX 43844–00100 Nairobi
Tel.: +254(20)8714388
Email: chairman.kuerc@ku.ac.ke
Email: secretary.kuerc@ku.ac.ke
Email: secretariat.kuerc@ku.ac.ke
Office: Moi Library, Rm 25

Mandate-Intellectual Property

Objectives
1. To Develop Kenyatta University Intellectual Property Policy through appropriate consultations, and periodically recommend amendments where necessary.
2. To ensure compliance of the Intellectual Property Policy within Kenyatta University’s campuses and in all collaborative Research and Development arrangements with other partners.
3. To create awareness within the University community on IPR issues, including the importance of protection where relevant.
4. To receive and evaluate innovation disclosures and, where possible seek appropriate protection either, within Kenya, the African continent and beyond.
5. To liaise with relevant bodies to steer the incubation of protected innovations towards viable commercial entities and, when and where appropriate, nurture local entrepreneurs to spearhead production and marketing of the products.
6. To work closely with Science Technology Park Unit to locate suitable commercial development partners and to negotiate licensing of intellectual property.

What We Do
1. To develop Kenyatta University Intellectual Property Policy through appropriate consultations and periodically recommend amendments where necessary.
2. To create awareness within the University community on IPR issues, including the importance of protection where relevant and the potential benefits of protected innovations to the university’s educational and research enterprise, inventors, and the country at large.
3. To ensure compliance of the Intellectual Property Policy within Kenyatta University’s campuses and in all collaborative R &D arrangements with other partners.
4. To receive and evaluate invention disclosures and, where possible and desirable, seek appropriate protection either within Kenya, the African continent or beyond.
5. To liaise with Kenyatta University Chandaria Business Innovation Incubation Centre and other relevant bodies to steer the incubation of protected innovations towards viable commercial entities.
6. To appropriately locate suitable commercial development partners and negotiate on Licenses over intellectual property

Director-IPR

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Prof. Ethel Monda
Director, Intellectual Property Rights.

Contacts

Director, Intellectual Property Rights
P.O. BOX 43844–00100 Nairobi
Tel: +254-208710901-19, Ext: 3830
Email: director-ipr@ku.ac.ke
Directorate Complex, 4th Floor, Room 412.

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