May 17, 2021
patent-application

Patents

A patent is a form of intellectual property that gives its owner the legal right to exclude others from making, using, or selling an invention for a limited period of years in exchange for publishing an enabling public disclosure of the invention. In most countries, patent rights fall under private law and the patent holder must sue someone infringing the patent in order to enforce his or her rights. Also, in some industries patents […]
May 17, 2021

Tools for Estate Planning

Estate planning is the process of arranging who will receive your assets when you die. One goal of estate planning is to make sure your wealth and other assets go to those you intend (and not to others), with a particular emphasis on minimizing taxes so that your beneficiaries can keep more of your wealth. But good estate planning also […]
May 17, 2021

Sale Agreement – Land

A sale agreement is a legally binding document that clearly outlines the terms and conditions for the sale of a property between two parties. It is used to protect the interests of both the purchase and the vendor. It constitutes the terms and conditions of sale of a property by the seller to the buyer. These terms and conditions include […]
May 17, 2021

Citizenship

Citizenship is the relationship between an individual and a state to which the individual owes allegiance and in turn, is entitled to its protection. Citizenship implies the status of freedom with accompanying responsibilities. Citizens have certain rights, duties, and responsibilities that are denied or only partially extended to aliens and other noncitizens residing in a country. In general, full political rights, including the right to […]
May 17, 2021
money

How to Become an Insurance Agent

An insurance agent is a representative of an insurer and may be employed to sell insurance policies to clients. Insurance agents sell and negotiate life, health, property, or other types of insurance to match the needs of their clients. They implement marketing strategies to promote new and current insurance policies, develop relationships with prospective clients through networking and referrals, evaluate the […]
May 17, 2021
Visas

Types of Visas in Kenya

A visa is an official document that allows the bearer to legally enter a foreign country. The visa is usually stamped into the bearer’s passport. In Kenya, there are several types of visas for different reasons and having different requirements and rights in the country. ORDINARY VISA It is issued for Single or Multiple entries to persons whose nationalities require […]
May 16, 2021
Registration

Registration of a Company in Kenya

A company comes into existence when a number of persons come together with a view to exploit some business opportunity.  These persons are called promoters.   The initial step that must be taken by promoters who are desirous of forming a company is registration and incorporating the entity as well as the preparation of constitution documents, shareholding details (if any) and management […]
May 16, 2021
copyright

Opposition of Trademark

Any aggrieved party with valid grounds may oppose the registration of a trade mark so advertised in the Kenya Gazette. An opposition must be made within 60 days of the publication date, by filing a statement of opposition. The process of opposition is sometimes rather involving and complex, much like the normal court proceedings, during which both parties may file […]