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New law boosts trade mark registrations

New law boosts trade mark registrations

| 04/09/2017 | 2 Comments

(CNS Business): Since the Trade Marks Law came into effect 1 August 2017, modernising legislation which originally dates from the 1970s, the Cayman Islands Intellectual Property Office (CIIPO) has received 50% of the total number of applications to register trade marks usually submitted in a year. As of 29 August, the office had received more […]

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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 Panton said government had plans to present more bills in September to update […]

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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 members, explaining why the change of IP laws is so desperately needed in […]

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