Jamaica

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.

Rising enforcement efforts show an increasing concern for IP rights in the Caribbean
Jamaica approves protection of GIs, Montenegro joins TMView and United Kingdom ratifies Hague Agreement: news round-up
13 Mar 2018

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.

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1 May 2019

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. Read more

11 Jul 2016

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.

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