Barbados Compliant With IP Rights Protection

Joy-Ann Gill Top Stories

Barbados is well-established in the international framework of intellectual property rights protection, thanks largely to the work of the Corporate Affairs and Intellectual Property Office (CAIPO). This was intimated recently by Minister of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business Development, Donville Inniss, at the opening of a two-day workshop on Brand Protection and Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement conducted by …

Inniss: New Approach To Halt Counterfeiting

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A multifaceted response to intellectual property rights infringements or counterfeiting is being recommended by Minister of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business Development, Donville Inniss, amid growing threats to Barbados. Speaking at the start of a two-day workshop on Brand Protection and Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement held today by the Corporate Affairs and Intellectual Property Office (CAIPO) at Baobab …

Crumbz Bakery Praised For Engaging Employees

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Enterprising business owner Curtis Todd has been lauded for his vision, dedication and sterling leadership that has seen his company, Crumbz Bakery, reap success over its five-year existence. The praise came recently from Minister of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business Development, Donville Inniss, as he addressed the annual awards ceremony of the company at the 3W’s Oval, University …

Invest Monies In Small & Medium Enterprises

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While there are fundamental issues Government will have to address to help small and medium-sized businesses overcome their challenges, the State cannot do it alone. Minister of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business Development, Donville Inniss, emphasised this recently, as he addressed the annual awards ceremony of Crumbz Bakery at the 3W’s Oval, University of the West Indies, Cave …

Two-Day Workshop On Intellectual Property

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

Intellectual Property (IP) Brand Protection and Enforcement Training will be the topic of a two-day workshop being planned by the Corporate Affairs and Intellectual Property Office (CAIPO) this week. Scheduled to be held from Thursday, January 18 to Friday, January 19, at Baobab Tower, it will cater to 35 participants including officers in the Royal Barbados Police Force, Customs Department, …

Industry Minister Praises Williams Industries

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‘Leadership in the industry’ as well as the shareholder concept by Williams Industries Inc. (WII), were lauded recently when that company held its 20th Awards Dinner at Almond Bay Caterers, Hastings, Christ Church. Even as staffers were recognised as new shareholders, the Group’s Chairman, Ralph “Bizzy” Williams, came in for praise from Minister of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small …

Inniss: Names Of Companies To Be Made Public

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Companies which recently had their licences revoked by the Ministry of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business Development will soon be publicly known. This is because the information is set to be gazetted for all Barbadians and others to see, says International Business, Minister, Donville Inniss. The Minister was speaking to media representatives following the press conference called earlier …

Serious Implications For Blacklisted Countries

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Blacklisting of Barbados by the European Union (EU) could have serious implications for our economy. International Business Minister, Donville Inniss made this emphatic statement on Wednesday at a press conference convened at Baobab Tower, Warrens, St. Michael, to address the actions/decisions of the EU in Brussels on December 5, that saw the country listed among non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes. …

Barbados Not A Non-Cooperative Jurisdiction

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Barbados is NOT a non-cooperative jurisdiction in taxation matters or any other matter. The island’s Minister of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business Development, Donville Inniss, stressed this yesterday, as he addressed media representatives on the blacklisting of this country by the European Union (EU). At the offices of International Business, Baobab Tower, Warrens, St. Michael, Minister Inniss forcefully …

Industry Minister Praises Rum Partnership

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The Remy Cointreau Group has received several accolades for its commitment to Mount Gay and the enrichment of a legacy started by the Ward family of Barbados. Minister of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business Development, Donville Inniss, was the one bestowing the honours on the group, considered majority shareholders of Mount Gay Distilleries Limited, during a dinner in …