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The Trade Marks Act (Chapter 506) (consolidated version of 1994)

Year of Version:1994
Date of Entry into Force:January 1, 1957
Date of Text (Enacted):November 18, 1955
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Geographical Indications, IP Regulatory Body, Trademarks
Notes:
The notification by Kenya to the WTO under article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'The Trade Marks Act was amended in 1994 to incorporate the protection of service marks.'

This consolidated version of the Trade Marks Act incorporates all the amendments up to the Trade Marks (Amendment) Act, 1994 (Act No. 5 of 1994), that came into force on March 1, 1995.
For the amendments introduced by the Trade Marks (Amendment) Act, 1994, see the following provisions of the consolidated version:
-Part I, Section 2;
-Part II, Sections 5 to 9; Sections 12, 15, 17, 18; and
-Part III, Section 23.
Available Texts: 
English

The Trade Marks Act (Chapter 506) (consolidated version of 1994) The Trade Marks Act (Chapter 506) (consolidated version of 1994), Complete document (pdf) [206 KB] The Trade Marks Act (Chapter 506) (consolidated version of 1994), Complete document (htm) [245 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

French

Loi sur les marques (chapitre 506) (version consolidée 1994) Loi sur les marques (chapitre 506) (version consolidée 1994), Complete document (pdf) [139 KB]

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:KE006

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