Get Creating Cayman2018-07-04T23:19:15+00:00

Get Creating Cayman

A series of blogs informing you of  your rights and responsibilities under Cayman’s IP laws.

According to the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), intellectual property (IP) refers to creations of the mind, such as literary and artistic works; names and images used in commerce; designs; and inventions.
We now know that ‘trade marks’ — which can also be referred to as ‘word marks’ or ‘logo marks’ — are unique ways of identifying products. However, not every ‘unique’ logo can be registered under…
Trade marks — also referred to as brands, or logos — uniquely identify products and services. They may consist of words, images, numbers, letters, personal names, slogans, the packaging of goods, or any combination of…
A copyright owner is the ONLY person who can adapt their work; make copies and distribute them; perform, broadcast or play the work in public; put it on the internet; or lend copies. It’s illegal…
According to HowStuffWorks.com, Colonel Harland Sanders, born September 9, 1890 in Henryville Indiana, kept his famous secret chicken recipe of 11 herbs and spices in his head while the actual spices were in his car.…
Collective marks are a type of trade mark that distinguish the mode of manufacture, material, geographical origin or other characteristics of the goods or services of members authorised to use the mark.
This new process will come into effect on August 1, 2017. Please see a list of our registered Intellectual Property Agents (IPAs) who are ready to assist you with all your trade mark filing needs…
It brings me great pleasure to write that the new intellectual property laws we’ve talking about for weeks now will commence on August 1, 2017!
Do you prefer Roquefort over “blue” cheese, or Darjeeling over “black” tea? How about Cognac and Scotch? Yes, you guessed it; these are protected by a special area of IP known as geographical indications (GIs).
Collective marks are a type of trade mark that distinguish the mode of manufacture, material, geographical origin or other characteristics of the goods or services they cover. They are used by associations, collectives or groups…