Region: Jamaica

Jamaica joins the Madrid Protocol: benefits and potential drawbacks

Jamaica’s use as a safe haven for ‘stealth’ filings may be affected by the upcoming changes in the local laws and practice.

02 March 2022

Jamaica joins the Hague System; CNIPA plans Olympic campaigns; dramatic drop in suspended ‘.uk’ domains – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at WIPO launching a new podcast series, the Brazilian government creating geographical indication seals, and much more.

10 December 2021

Tesla overtakes Apple in trademark furore; Madrid Protocol passed in Jamaica; GOOD YEAR well known in India – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at the explosive increase in trademark applications in Chile, the appointment of a new president at the Licensing Executives Society International, and much more.

04 June 2021

Rising enforcement efforts show an increasing concern for IP rights in the Caribbean

Recent efforts by US Customs and Border Protection, the Jamaica Constabulary Force and INTERPOL are a stark warning to counterfeiters in the region – particularly where fake goods are linked to organised crime and terrorism.

10 September 2020

Why to diversify your Caribbean portfolio

While many of the Caribbean islands seem to be low-priority venues for trademark filings, there are some significant reasons why they should not be overlooked.

01 May 2019

Jamaica approves protection of GIs, Montenegro joins TMView and United Kingdom ratifies Hague Agreement: news round-up

In today's round-up, we look predictions for the next round of gTLDs, the UK’s IP Crime Unit urging the public to “treat mum right” by avoiding fakes, and much more.

13 March 2018

Jamaican officials battle against counterfeit goods

Between January 2015 and April 2016, the Jamaican Customs Agency seized more than $12 million worth of counterfeit goods, an approximate six-fold increase over a similar timespan between January 2014 and April 2015.

11 July 2016

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