BINSTOPEJ Legal Services

BINSTOPEJ has a well-developed Legal Department manned by an experienced Legal Expert who is an advocate of the High Court with good standing. The areas of legal expertise we provide are as follows:


Kenya is proud to the silicon valley of Africa owing to its ever-growing e-market. In this regard, we greatly appreciate the need of knowledgeable IT and IP legal experts. Our target market technology-based businesses to help manage technology related risks in diverse areas, which include but not limited to technology implementation, technology transfers, licensing and technology agreements. Our target clients include technology integrators, website designers, e-commerce providers.



Since the inception of Data Protection Act in Kenya in November 2019, Data Privacy has taken a new twist. We therefore work with Clients to provide diverse solutions in data protection and privacy. We support Data Controllers and Data Processors in implementing data privacy compliance programs. Some of the services we offer include:

  • Data Privacy Audits
  • Data Governance
  • Data Privacy compliance for online companies
  • Development of data privacy policies and procedures
  • International Data Transfers
  • Addressing Data Subject Rights
  • Staff Training


We assist clients in protecting and litigating their IP rights. Our specific services include:

Trade Marks

  • Searches and Registration
  • Preparing and prosecuting Trade Mark applications
  • Coordinating the filing and prosecution of trade mark applications
  • Trade mark validity and infringement opinions
  • Trade Mark Litigations
  • Advising on effective use of trade marks
  • Due diligence in commercial transactions
  • Trade Mark portfolio management


  • Reviewing and recommending patent protection strategies for new technologies
  • Searches and patentability opinions
  • Drafting and filing patent applications in Kenya
  • Coordinating the filing and prosecuting of patents applications globally
  • Patent portfolio management
  • Patent licensing and assignments
  • Infringement and validity opinions


  • Registration of copyright
  • Purchase and sale of copy right
  • Advising clients on ownership and assignment of copy right


Through our well-established legal unit, we offer a range of corporate and commercial law services for both profit-based and non-profit organizations.  We work with various organizations from start-ups to those well-established including family business and partnerships.

Some of the services we offer include:

  • Business structuring and legal entity choice
  • Commercial Agreements & Relationships
  • Corporate Governance
  • Employment matters
  • Insurance and Asset Protection
  • Mergers , Acquisitions and Divestures