Barbados Looking To Safeguard Intellectual Property

Joy-Ann Gill Top Stories

Within the National Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs) Policy approved recently by Cabinet, plans have been laid out to safeguard the intellectual property of that sector. Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business Development, Sonia Foster, pointed this out recently as she addressed the start of a three-day workshop for small and medium-sized …

Tap Into Ingenuity To Create Global Brands

Joy-Ann Gill Top Stories

Barbadians have been reminded that with precious few natural resources to boast of, they must tap into their ingenuity to create businesses and brands that are competitive globally, and they have also been urged to manage the associated intellectual property. This advice came yesterday as Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business Development, Sonia …

Workshop On Intellectual Property Assets

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

Small and medium-sized enterprises will get the opportunity to learn more about managing their intellectual property. The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), in conjunction with the Barbados Investment & Development Corporation (BIDC), will host a three-day workshop entitled Management of Intellectual Property (IP) Assets By Small And Medium Sized Enterprises, from Wednesday, January 24, to Friday, January 26. It will …

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

Joy-Ann Gill Top Stories

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 …

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, …

Inniss: Have Respect For Intellectual Property

Joy-Ann Gill Top Stories

One or two cases involving fake items being sold here do not signify an increase in fake items on the Barbadian market. Minister of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business Development, Donville Inniss, emphasised this recently as he engaged media representatives who attended the LatAm Inward Mission at the Hilton Barbados Resort, Needham’s Point, St. Michael. “One must not …

Intellectual Property Plan In The Pipe Line

Theresa Blackman Top Stories

The Government of Barbados has, with the assistance of the World Intellectual Property Organization, formulated a National Intellectual Property Strategic Plan. And, according to Small Business Development Minister, Donville Inniss, this is aimed at enhancing institutional and capacity building through the realignment of intellectual property and related development policies. He made this disclosure recently at the official opening ceremony of …