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Cayman promotes its new intellectual rights regime in US

Cayman promotes its new intellectual rights regime in US

| 14/11/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Officials from the Cayman Islands Intellectual Property Office (CIIPO) are heading to Florida this week to promote the country’s new regime. Deputy Registrar General Donnell Dixon said the invitation to the International Trade mark Association (INTA) Leadership Meeting was recognition of [...]

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Intellectual Property office to help promote new regime

Intellectual Property office to help promote new regime

| 28/07/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): As the new legal regime around trademarks, copyright, design rights and patents emerges in the Cayman Islands, government has created a new office to serve as a resource for individuals seeking information on how to protect their original works. The Cayman Islands Intellectual Pro [...]

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Cayman passes new copyright law

Cayman passes new copyright law

| 29/06/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): New copyright legislation comes into effect in Cayman Thursday that will provide greater legal rights to Cayman’s musicians, visual artists and others in the creative fields, and is the first step in modernising intellectual property (IP) legislation. Commerce Minister Wayne Pan [...]

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Unethical businesses must adjust to new copyright laws

Unethical businesses must adjust to new copyright laws

| 08/05/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Modernising Cayman’s copyright laws will bring financial benefit to the islands but it will impact some local businesses and they will have to adjust or find another line of business, according to Commerce Minister Wayne Panton. He said, “You can’t have your cake and eat it [...]

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Panton addresses IP protection laws in the LA

Panton addresses IP protection laws in the LA

| 17/04/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): The push to modernise Cayman’s Intellectual Property Protection Regime was brought to the forefront in the Legislative Assembly this week by Minister of Commerce Wayne Panton. This presentation follows after a press conference held last month by the minister and cabinet member [...]

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Cayman gives bootlegs the boot

Cayman gives bootlegs the boot

| 27/03/2015 | 1 Comment

(CNS Business): Big changes are coming to Cayman’s current copyright laws, change that will not only offer better intellectual property protection, but also increase government revenue by multiples of $5 to $10 million in direct benefits. On Thursday government officials and cabinet members hel [...]

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Cayman updating copyright law

Cayman updating copyright law

| 25/03/2015 | 1 Comment

(CNS Business): Minister of Commerce Wayne Panton announced the Cayman Islands would soon be falling under the UK’s umbrella regarding copyright laws. The minister explained the aim is to offer stronger intellectual property protection that is in line with

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Agreement reached over poached channels

Agreement reached over poached channels

| 03/11/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business) After a lengthy copyright dispute, WestStar’s new owners have landed an agreement with HBO Latin America for the distribution and broadcast of HBO/MAX channels. This agreement comes after the recent take-over of WestStar by telecommunications company Logic. After accusing Wes [...]

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