World Intellectual Property Organization

Kenya (KE)

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Nice Classification

The Office accepts all of the class headings of the Nice Classification.

Representation before the Office

For holders with residence outside of Kenya, local representation is required.

Collective and Guarantee Marks

Regulations governing the use of the mark must be sent directly to the Office within three months from the date of the notification by the Office.


Recording of replacement takes place upon request, filed with the Office. A fee of 100 US$ is required.


If the examination has not been completed at the time the transformation takes place, the Office examines the application on absolute and relative grounds. If examination has already been completed, the application is examined only on formalities.
Transformation fee: 100 US$.

Maintenance Requirement

Not required.


Last updated on: October 22, 2012

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