Quote: Michael Nesmith

“People recognise intellectual property the same way they recognise real estate. People understand what property is. But it’s a new kind of property, and so the understanding uses new control surfaces. It uses a new way of defining the property.”

– Michael Nesmith

KAMP-PRISK COURT VICTORY: A QUASHED ATTEMPT AT ESCAPING TO RECOGNIZE PRODUCERS’ AND PERFORMERS’ RIGHTS.

Last year, a local hotel Nairobi Pacific moved the courts praying that the Kenya Association of Music Producers (KAMP) and Performers Rights Society of Kenya (PRISK) be restrained from entering their premises and ‘harassing’ them and collecting performance fees. Their argument was that since they already had a Public Performance License issued by the Music…

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Intellectual Property Policies: A Learning Institution’s Must Have; A Parent’s Guide.

When I was growing up, children were mostly notorious for being notorious. Our past times were mostly spent playing out-door games and climbing avocado trees in our neigbours’ yards. It was almost unfathomable that a simple child could think outside the box and offer solutions to adults. Fast forward twenty-something years later… Today, children have…

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