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21/07/2017 | hsmoffice

HSM IP Highlights New Trade Marks and Design Laws

HSM IP’s Attorney Sophie Davies delivered a presentation on the implications of the new Trade Marks and Design Laws that will become effective in the Cayman Islands on 1 August 2017 at the Chamber of Commerce on 19 July 2017.  Read more +

08/06/2017 | hsmoffice

WTR’s Tim Lince interviews HSM IP’s Sophie Davies on the new Cayman Islands Trade Marks Law

Read the Interview HERE.  

31/05/2017 | hsmoffice

NEW Cayman Islands Trade Marks and Designs Laws will become Effective on 1 August 2017

The Trade Marks Law, 2016, the Design Rights Registration Law, 2016 and the Patents and Trade Marks (Amendment) Law, 2016, which were passed late 2016, will be implemented in the Cayman Islands on 1 August 2017. What is the impact Read more +

10/05/2017 | hsmoffice

HSM IP ATTENDS INTA’s 2017 ANNUAL MEETING IN BARCELONA

The Team from HSM IP attended INTA’s 2017 Annual Meeting in Barcelona, Spain from 21 – 24 May as Exhibitors at Stand #B11 in the Exhibition Hall. Managing Partner, Huw St. J. Moses, OBE was accompanied by Attorney, Sophie Davies, Read more +

HSM IP Highlights New Trade Marks and Design Laws

HSM IP’s Attorney Sophie Davies delivered a presentation on the implications of the new Trade Marks and Design Laws that will become effective in the Cayman Islands on 1 August 2017 at the Chamber of Commerce on 19 July 2017.  Ms. Davies educated the audience on the procedural and substantive aspects of the new laws.

The Trade Marks Law, 2016, the Design Rights Registration Law, 2016 and the Patents and Trade Marks (Amendment) Law 2016, which were passed late 2016, will become effective in the Cayman Islands on 1 August 2017.  The practice of re-registering UK and EU trade mark registrations in the Cayman Islands will end on 31 July 2017 and direct filings will be accepted for the first time.  The practice of re-registering UK Registered Designs and Registered Community Designs in the Cayman Islands will be introduced for the first time (direct filings are not available).  The practice of re-registering UK and EP(UK) patents to the Cayman Islands will continue (direct filings are not available).

Managing Partner Huw Moses notes: “We are pleased to share our IP expertise with local business owners and look forward to helping them protect their Intellectual Property rights under the new law.”