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Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Intellectual Property Week -Kenya 22nd-25th April 2013

Twelve years ago, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) created the “World Intellectual Property (IP) Day” as an event intended to “raise awareness of the role of intellectual property in our daily lives, and to celebrate the contribution made by innovators and creators to the development of societies across the globe”.

The Aids Law Project (ALP) have lined a number of interesting events to mark World IP Day 2013:
On Thursday 25th April 2013, you are invited to Strathmore University (Room 7 -MSB Building, 2nd Floor):

Welcome Address by Jacinta Nyachae of Aids Law Project (ALP) & Isaac Rutenberg of Strathmore Law School Centre for IP and Information Technology Law (CIPIT)
Key Note Address by. Mr. David Njuguna, Chief Patent Examiner at Kenya Industrial Property Institute (KIPI).
Inter-university IP Debate
Debate Topic: “How do the Novartis and Patricia Asero court decisions affect public health in developing countries”
Moderators: Paul Ogendi, Sarah Ochwada
Closing Remarks – Anne Gathumbi
On Friday 26th April 2013, you are all invited to Railways Club for a World IP Day Picnic organised by ALP:
Arrival and Registration
Welcome Address by Jacinta Nyachae of Aids Law Project (ALP)
Brief of the activities of the day by Kate Kiama (ALP)
Games and Activities
Snacks and Q & A
Closing Remarks and Award Ceremony

All are invited. Please spread the word!

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