Tag: WIPO

WIPO ranks Kenya second leading innovation hub in sub-Saharan Africa

WIPO ranks Kenya second leading innovation hub in sub-Saharan Africa

Mobile, Startups, Technology, Women
Kenya has been ranked the second leading innovation hub in sub-Saharan Africa by the World Intellectual Property Organisation in its latest Global Innovation Index (GII) 2019 report. Kenya’s so-called Silicon Savannah only trails upper middle income economy South Africa, with Mauritius coming third. “Kenya has a track record for recording high levels of innovation, outperforming on levels of innovation relative to GDP for the ninth consecutive year, an excellent record at par with other lower-middle-income countries like India, the Republic of Moldova, and Vietnam,” reads the report. Kenya’s innovative strength has been attributed to startups’ easy access to credit and microfinance loans. “As in previous years, Africa shines in terms of innovation relative to level of development. Ou

Legal Rights Objections filed with the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center

Domains
According to Article 9 of ICANN’s New gTLD Dispute Resolution Procedure, where the WIPO Center confirms that an Objection complies with Articles 5-8 of the Procedure and the WIPO Rules for New gTLD Dispute Resolution, the WIPO Center shall register the Objection for processing. Information concerning Objections registered for processing can be found below. According to Article 21 of the Procedure, at the conclusion of a case the WIPO Center will post the determination in full on its website, unless in exceptional circumstances the panel has deemed it appropriate to redact portions of its determination. Source   Proposed string to which the objection is directed Objector Applicant Grounds for objection Date of the WIPO Center’s receipt of the objection Determinatio