Understanding Intellectual Property Rights

Intellectual property (IP) is a creation of the mind. IP includes inventions, literary and artistic works, designs and symbols, and names and images used in business.

Which intellectual property right do I need to protect?

Answer a few simple questions to find out the intellectual property right(s) you should consider.


Our E-library contains information, FAQs,  laws and publications, search tools and more to help you better understand and research intellectual property.


A list of law and practices pertaining to IP rights in the Cayman Islands.

List of Agents

In order to register a trade mark or patent with CIIPO you must apply through a local agent.

Get Creating Cayman!

Weekly  column on your rights and responsibilities under Cayman’s IP laws.

Copyright Protection

The Cayman Islands government has extended the UK’s 1956 Copyright to the Cayman Islands.