NEWS

November 5, 2019

IPCA Announces 2019 Essay Competition Winners

IPCA are thrilled to announce the winner and runner-up for the 2019 Essay Competition and share details for the next competition.
April 16, 2019

INTA Bulletin: INTA Promotes Collaboration on Anticounterfeiting Activities Between Curaçao and Jamaica

INTA provides an event overview of A Policy Dialogue on Anti-counterfeiting. This was the first collaboration between INTA and IPCA and was held at the Jamaica Customs Building in Kingston, Jamaica.
March 11, 2019

IPCA Announces 2018 Essay Competition Winners

IPCA launched its first essay competition in 2018 and are thrilled to announce the winner and runner-up in this article as well as share details on the 2019 Essay Competition.
September 21, 2016

Patent and Trade Mark Annual Fee Update

The General Registry of the Cayman Islands has issued Practice Note No. 01/2016, which states that starting August 1, 2016, patent and trademark annual fee payments will no longer be accepted in advance of January 1 in the year in which they fall due.
September 20, 2016

New Cayman Islands Copyright Law in Effect

On 30 June 2016, the Copyright (Cayman Islands) Order 2015 and the Copyright (Cayman Islands) (Amendment) Order 2016 came into force. They extend a customized version of Part 1 of the UK’s Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (including Schedule ZA1 and Schedule 1 of the Act) to the Cayman Islands. Usefully, the Ministry of Financial Services and Commerce has released an Unofficial Consolidation of the new law in advance of implementation.
November 16, 2015

A New Trade Marks Law in Trinidad & Tobago is in the works

UPDATE: TRINIDAD & TOBAGO
A new Trade Marks Law is hoped to come into effect in Trinidad & Tobago by the end of 2015. Trinidad’s current trade marks law is already well developed, but the new law makes further welcomed modernisations.