29/06/2020 | hsmoffice

New Trinidad & Tobago Trade Marks Law Implemented 25 June 2020

The long-awaited Trade Marks Act, No. 8 of 2015, (‘the New Act’) and accompanying Trade Marks Regulations, 2020, (‘the Regulations’) came into effect in Trinidad and Tobago on 25 June 2020. The Act was originally passed in June 2015, but Read more +

29/05/2020 | hsmoffice

Caribbean and Latin American IP Filings on the Rise Again amid COVID-19

With many Intellectual Property (IP) media sources citing a reduction in the number of IP filings since the start of the COVID-19 outbreak around the world, HSM IP is pleased to report that in May 2020 we saw a rise Read more +

30/04/2020 | hsmoffice

CIIPO Operations COVID-19 Update and Annual Fee Extension

The Cayman Islands Intellectual Property Office (CIIPO) is working remotely during the COVID-19 crisis and as a way to assist brand owners, has extended the deadline for the payment of 2020 annual fees for IP rights to 30 June 2020 Read more +

26/04/2020 | hsmoffice

HSM IP’s Green Plea for World Intellectual Property Day 2020

Sunday, 26 April 2020 marks the 20th World Intellectual Property (IP) Day, with the theme this year being “Innovate for a Green Future”.   Every IP practitioner will, at one time or another, experience the administrative burden of preparing, executing, Read more +

Managing IP (IP STARS) Names Sophie Peat as a Rising Star

HSM’s Senior IP Associate, Sophie Peat, has been recognised as a Rising Star for the Cayman Islands (Caribbean) in the 2019/20 edition of IP Stars – Rising Stars.

This special recognition by Managing Intellectual Property (IP) recognises the top practitioners in private practice who have performed exceptionally for their clients and firms in the past year.

Managing IP is a leading specialist guide to intellectual property law firms and practitioners worldwide. They have been researching and ranking firms since 1996. Firms and individuals are chosen based on merit through a rigorous research process and cannot buy entry into this award body.

In addition to this individual award, Managing IP also recently recognised our firm HSM IP as an IP Star.