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October 2021
 
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01 October 2021

Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Audley Shaw.

Jamaica In Final Stages Of Preparing Accession Documents To Madrid Protocol

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 01 Oct 2021    admin   
Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Audley Shaw, says that the Ministry is in the final stages of preparing the documents of accession, which will allow local trademark owners to safeguard their marks internationally, using the Madrid Protocol. Accession to the global treaty, administered by the International Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) enables trademark owners to protect their goods and services anywhere in the world by registering their trademarks in any of the jurisdictions that are party to the protocol. The Jamaican Trademarks Act was...


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Industrial designs represent the ornamental or aesthetic qualities of a product. They mark the appearance of a product through specific features or lines or contours, colours or shape or materials which are normally appealing to the eye.

Entrepreneurs offered greater intellectual property design protection under Hague System

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 01 Oct 2021    admin   
Caribbean entrepreneurs are to benefit from greater protection of industrial designs under the World Intellectual Property Organisation's (WIPO) Hague System which provides a unique international mechanism for securing and managing design rights. Industrial designs represent the ornamental or aesthetic qualities of a product. They mark the appearance of a product through specific features or lines or contours, colours or shape or materials which are normally appealing to the eye. These products range from technical and medical instruments to watches, jewellery, and other luxury items;...


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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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  • Hon. Audley Shaw observing the first shipment of the Spring Gardens Processors to export markets identified in Cana… https://t.co/d7a0n6rakt Posted: 1 week 1 day ago
  • Caribbean Export urges greater use of technology to build regional food security https://t.co/QxEmvXwKh4 Posted: 1 week 1 day ago
  • RT : Kick-start your organization’s accreditation journey, by building the competence of your teams through our technica… https://t.co/m3ukkosEUv Posted: 1 week 1 day ago

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