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Kumbatia Seafood

Trademark Registration


Assist a social enterprise working to conserve East Africa’s marine ecosystems while mobilizing fishing communities out of poverty by registering a trademark.

Referred by:

Jurisdiction(s): U.S.
About the Organization: Kumbatia Seafood is a world-class seafood wholesaler with a mission to conserve East Africa’s marine ecosystems while mobilizing its artisanal fishing communities out of poverty.
Legal Entity Type: Nonprofit/Charity
SDG(s): Climate Action, Decent Work and Economic Growth, End Poverty, Gender Equality, Good Health and Well Being, Industry Innovation and Infrastructure, Life Below Water (conservation and sustainability), Reduced Inequalities, Responsible Consumption and Production, Zero Hunger
Legal Issue(s):

Kumbatia has entered into a formal alliance agreement with Simple Life processors in Kenya in order to be able to process and export high-end seafood sourced from Kenya’s artisanal fishing communities to international markets. They have established a jointly owned Delaware corporation, and are seeking assistance registering a trademark for the new entity.