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22/11/2017 | hsmoffice

Two of HSM IP’s Legal Assistants bring the Unreal Campaign to a school in the Cayman Islands!

On 22 November 2017, Kenyah Pinnock and Lisa Chin-Forde of HSM IP Ltd. presented INTA’s Unreal Campaign to a class of twenty Creative Media and Business students aged 15 and 16 year at the Cayman Islands Further Education Centre (“CIFEC”).  Read more +

08/11/2017 | hsmoffice

HSM IP to attend Asociación Interamericana de la Propiedad Intelectual’s meeting in Panama in November 2017

Jennifer Cotarelo-Choice, a Paralegal at HSM IP, will attend Asociación Interamericana de la Propiedad Intelectual’s (“ASIPI”) meeting in Panama from Sunday, 26 November 2017 to Wednesday, 29 November 2017. Jennifer is looking forward to catching up with existing clients and Read more +

08/11/2017 | hsmoffice

HSM IP to present INTA’s Unreal Campaign to CIFEC Students in November 2017

HSM IP’s Kenyah Pinnock and Lisa Chin-Forde, both being former students of Cayman Islands Further Education Centre (“CIFEC”), will present the International Trademark Association’s (“INTA”) Unreal Campaign to a classroom of Business and Creative Media students on 22 November 2017 Read more +

08/11/2017 | hsmoffice

HSM IP attends the Intellectual Property Caribbean Association’s 3rd Annual General Meeting

Huw Moses and Sophie Davies of HSM IP attended the Intellectual Property Caribbean Association’s 3rd AGM held at the Miami Marriott Dadeland Hotel in Miami, Florida on 4 November 2017.  Huw Moses chaired the meeting, which was well attended by Read more +

A New Trade Mark 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 was assented to in June 2015, but it is unclear when it will be implemented. Trinidad’s current trade marks law is already well developed, but the new law makes further welcomed modernisations.

In particular, once the new law is implemented, Trinidad will become one of the few Caribbean countries to accede to the Madrid Protocol and consequently it will be possible to designate Trinidad as part of an International Registration or base an International Registration on a Trinidad base application/registration.

Other changes include: further rights and remedies for the owners of well-known trade marks; a longer non-use period (the current period of 3 years from registration will be increased to 5 years from registration); associated trade marks will be no more; collective trade marks will be introduced; and specifications will be examined in accordance with the latest version of the Nice Classification.