About us

The Intellectual Property Rights Unit was set up at Kenyatta University in 2007 to advise on and spearhead protection of different forms of Intellectual Property generated at the University, and facilitate their downstream development into new commercial ventures in close collaboration with local industry.


To spearhead the process of identification, protection and management of inventive research and creativity


To create awareness of Intellectual Property Rights, promote creativity and innovation, and facilitate the development of commercially promising discoveries for societal development.

We are located at:

Kenyatta University Directorate Complex, Fourth Floor Rooms 412

Our contacts are:

Director, Intellectual Property Rights
P.O. BOX 43844–00100 Nairobi
Tel: (+254-20) 8710901-19
Ext: Director: 3830

Website: www.ku.ac.ke, Email: director-ipr@ku.ac.ke