Government of Jamaica


Hon. Audley Shaw, CD, MP


Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce


Hon. Dr. Norman Dunn, MP


State Minister, Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce

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Published On: May 6th, 2021
Interested in supplying Jamaican made corporate gifts? Apply Now! To register, visit www.tef.gov.jm Click here for more information     
Published On: May 5th, 2021
Prices at approved/accredited Private Sector Laboratories Testing for SARS-COV-2 in Jamaica as at April 26, 2021. Please see full list here 
Published On: April 30th, 2021
The Honourable Anthony Johnson was an outstanding citizen of Jamaica. He was a well-educated all-rounder serving in the private sector, constituency representation, Minister of Government and Ambassador to the USA and Great Britain. In all of this he walked with Kings and kept the common touch. He had a great sense of humor. In the pursuit of excellence one person can make a difference. That person was the...
Published On: April 28th, 2021
The Patents and Design Act 2020, which takes effect by the end of the year, has paved the way for Jamaica to sign on to the Hague System, which will enable local industrial designers to secure international protection for their work in multiple jurisdictions. The legislation, passed in Parliament in January of last year, repeals and replaces the Patent Act of 1857 and the Designs Act of 1937. “Basically, one...

Copyright and Related Rights Manager, Jamaica Intellectual Property Office (JIPO), Shantal English.

Copyright and Related Rights Manager, Jamaica Intellectual Property Office (JIPO), Shantal English.

Published On: April 28th, 2021
The Jamaica Intellectual Property Office (JIPO) is looking to further amend the Copyright (Amendment) Act, 2015 to increase access to copyright works by members of the disabled community. The objective is to bring the law into alignment with the provisions of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)-administered Marrakesh Treaty, which aims to make the production and international transfer of specially...

Deputy Director and Legal Counsel, Jamaica Intellectual Property Office (JIPO), Dr. Marcus Goffe.

Deputy Director and Legal Counsel, Jamaica Intellectual Property Office (JIPO), Dr. Marcus Goffe.

Published On: April 27th, 2021
The Jamaica Intellectual Property Office (JIPO) is celebrating Intellectual Property (IP) Week from April 23 to May 2, with several activities. “Each year during the last week of April, JIPO highlights the importance of intellectual property rights to national growth and development by observing IP Week. The week coincides with IP Day (April 26) and is observed by the World Intellectual Property Organization (...
Published On: May 6th, 2021
Interested in supplying Jamaican made corporate gifts? Apply Now! To register, visit www.tef.gov.jm Click here for more information     
Published On: May 5th, 2021
Prices at approved/accredited Private Sector Laboratories Testing for SARS-COV-2 in Jamaica as at April 26, 2021. Please see full list here 
Published On: April 30th, 2021
The Honourable Anthony Johnson was an outstanding citizen of Jamaica. He was a well-educated all-rounder serving in the private sector, constituency representation, Minister of Government and Ambassador to the USA and Great Britain. In all of this he walked with Kings and kept the common touch. He had a great sense of humor. In the pursuit of excellence one person can make a difference. That person was the...
Published On: April 28th, 2021
The Patents and Design Act 2020, which takes effect by the end of the year, has paved the way for Jamaica to sign on to the Hague System, which will enable local industrial designers to secure international protection for their work in multiple jurisdictions. The legislation, passed in Parliament in January of last year, repeals and replaces the Patent Act of 1857 and the Designs Act of 1937. “Basically, one...

Copyright and Related Rights Manager, Jamaica Intellectual Property Office (JIPO), Shantal English.

Copyright and Related Rights Manager, Jamaica Intellectual Property Office (JIPO), Shantal English.

Published On: April 28th, 2021
The Jamaica Intellectual Property Office (JIPO) is looking to further amend the Copyright (Amendment) Act, 2015 to increase access to copyright works by members of the disabled community. The objective is to bring the law into alignment with the provisions of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)-administered Marrakesh Treaty, which aims to make the production and international transfer of specially...

Deputy Director and Legal Counsel, Jamaica Intellectual Property Office (JIPO), Dr. Marcus Goffe.

Deputy Director and Legal Counsel, Jamaica Intellectual Property Office (JIPO), Dr. Marcus Goffe.

Published On: April 27th, 2021
The Jamaica Intellectual Property Office (JIPO) is celebrating Intellectual Property (IP) Week from April 23 to May 2, with several activities. “Each year during the last week of April, JIPO highlights the importance of intellectual property rights to national growth and development by observing IP Week. The week coincides with IP Day (April 26) and is observed by the World Intellectual Property Organization (...

The Ministry

Welcome to the official website of the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce.

The Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce is described as Jamaica's "Business Ministry." It's mandate is to lead the development of policies that will create growth and jobs, while achieving social inclusion and consumer protection. The Ministry, working its stakeholders is primarily responsible for business policy development, monitoring and evaluation, while giving direction and oversight to a cluster of implementing departments and agencies.

We have, therefore, placed much energy and enthusiasm into the development of this website to provide timely information on the Ministry, our agencies and programmes.

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