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Kyaninga Child Development Centre

Advise on Patent Registration

Summary:

Assist a non-profit supporting children with disabilities in Uganda by advising on patent registration.

Jurisdiction(s): U.S.
About the Organization: Kyaninga Child Development Centre is a non-profit with the mission to help children living with disabilities in Uganda reach their full potential. They offer services ranging from physiotherapy, speech and language therapy, occupational therapy, nutrition support, epilepsy management, inclusive education, and mobility aids.
Legal Entity Type: Nonprofit/Charity
SDG(s): Gender Equality, Good Health and Well Being, Industry Innovation and Infrastructure, Quality Education, Reduced Inequalities
Legal Issue(s):

The Kyaninga team hopes to register a patent for joining techniques for bamboo wheelchairs and assistive equipment. They are seeking a consultation to discuss the process of registering a patent in the United States, as well as guidance on how best to protect their IP globally. They are currently working across East Africa but are actively seeking to expand into the US and other countries down the line. If they move forward, assistance registering the US patent would be greatly appreciated. However, this is a secondary request.