Barbados has concluded its first criminal trial for the sale of counterfeit goods, with the Crown obtaining a guilty verdict. The case involved shoes and backpacks that counterfeited the ‘Fenty PUMA by Rihanna’ line.
With no unified trademark system and a rich landscape of languages and practices, the Caribbean is a highly nuanced terrain with some potential pitfalls that brand owners and practitioners must navigate. Read more
In this round-up edition, we look at the latest Brexit developments from a trademark perspective, Hershey’s hawkish eye over the marijuana industry, and the result from the first ever trademark dispute in Barbados.