Gichachi & Co. Advocates is a Licensed Patent Agent licensed by the Kenya Industrial Property Institute.
We have been involved in disputes over industrial designs and to this end we have represented major players eg General Plastics Limited and we also handle all matters relating to Trademarks for Glenmark Pharmaceuticals an International Pharmaceutical Company.
In this area we undertake the application and registration of Intellectual Property rights on :
- Industrial Designs
- Utility models and Technovations
- Litigation on Intellectual property rights
In Litigation, we conduct Trademark oppositions and expurgement proceedings before the Registrar of Trademarks.
We also undertake infringment, revocation and annulment proceedings before the Intellectual Property Tribunal and all appeals emanating thereof before the High Court and Court of Appeal.
We also mantain the intellectual Property rights in their respective registers including :
- change of name and address e.t.c.
on trademarks, patents, designs, technovations and any other work related to intellectual property matters.
This is the firm's major speciality headed by our senior partner Mr. Gichachi who has extensive knowledge and experience in the Intellectual Property field running over 25 years.
We are members of the International Trademarks Association -INTA and ninety percent (90%) of our clientele comprises of multinationals, major international Trademark and Patent Agents, including Spoor & Fisher, Jersey based at the Channel Islands and South Africa; Bowman Gilfillan, John & Kernick situate in south Africa; Kenyon & Kenyon LLP, One Broadway, New York and McDermott Will & Emery LLP, Irvine, California just but to mention a few.
Recently we have been highly ranked by the World Trademark Review 1000 as one of the leading Intellectual Property firms in the country