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East Africa: IP Quarterly Newsletter – Q2 2023

17 July 2023
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Overview

  • This issue of our East African IP Newsletter issue covers: Kenya: Genericisation of trademarks; Kenya: Analysis of the Finance Act, 2023; Tanzania: Regulations made under the Personal Data Protection Act, 2022; and Mauritius: The accession of Mauritius to the Patent Cooperation Treaty: A step forward for international patent cooperation.

Welcome to the latest East African IP Newsletter issue, filled with interesting articles by Bowmans, particularly covering some key legal updates from the last few months.

Our Lawyers in the IP & Technology Practice have distilled and thoughtfully captured these developments in a palatable format for our readers to enjoy. We hope that you will find these features informative.

  1. Kenya: Genericisation of Trade marks by Daniel Mwathe, David Opijah and Stephanie Mulului. To access this article, click here.
  2. Kenya: Analysis of the Finance Act, 2023 by Patience Mbugua, Fredrick Ogutu, Andrew Oduor, Samuel Githanda and Alex Mathini. To access this article, click here.
  3. Tanzania: Regulations Made Under the Personal Data Protection Act, 2022 by Flora Mukasa, Charles Mmasi and Ryan Kitcat. To access this article, click here.
  4. Mauritius: The accession of Mauritius to the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT): A step forward for International Patent Cooperation by Sahirun Subadar and Jason Barbe. To access this article, click here.

We are hopeful that this promising wave of legal developments does not die down but continues to mature and evolve. So, keep an eye out for our mind-blowing, edge-of-the-seat, informative Q3 Newsletter.

If you require any further information or have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact John Syekei, the authors captured in the articles or any Bowmans IP and Technology Practice member.