October 22, 2019

Win the battle against infringers

By Trevor Little, WTR Whether producing consumer goods, pharmaceuticals or food and consumables, infringement is a fact of life, but one that trademark counsel must tackle more and more, with often limited resources and budgets. But infringement isn’t always as straight forward as the culprits trying to make easy money. In 2017, TGI Fridays issued […]

St. Kitts-Nevis: PM Harris alerts the public about fake social media pages

he Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, wants to alert the public about fake Facebook and social media accounts that are circulating.  These sites may look genuine, but they are not.   These fake sites may use the Prime Minister’s photo and name, but their only intention is to spread […]

The UWI climbs to top 4%

A surge in reputation recognition Regional Headquarters, Jamaica, Friday, 18 October 2019— At a media conference hosted at The University of the West Indies (The UWI) Cave Hill Campus on October 17, Vice-Chancellor, of The UWI, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles announced that the regional University had climbed the Times Higher Education (THE) rankings, following its […]

The Editor speaks: Do we really need a military unit here?

I haven’t, as yet, got my teeth chopping at the bit, but I can’t get my mind set on the need here in the Cayman islands for our very first military unit. The scheme has the support of our premier, Alden McLaughlin and by Britain’s Ministry of Defence and Foreign Office. Tory defence minister Mark […]

Campus 80s MakerLab

adidas MakerLab propels emerging designers to bring limited-edition Campus 80s Into the Global Marketplace Honoring its ongoing ambition to elevate creators worldwide, adidas presents Campus 80s MakerLab, the next chapter of the brand’s collaborative-creation platform that unleashes unlimited possibilities to innovate and explore by giving designers full access to the brand’s tools, infrastructure, expertise, archive, and […]

IP value creation in Latin America – tough, but not impossible

Brazil, Mexico, Colombia, Chile and Peru have all taken significant steps in recent times to improve their IP regimes and drive changes to facilitate the commercialisation of IP rights in Latin America. However, significant issues remain – including registration delays, court hold-ups and patentability uncertainties, as well as ongoing problems with piracy and counterfeiting. This […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Cayman: The National Gallery presents “Retrospective” by Bendel Hydes Cayman: Needs Assessment Unit Office Closures The Needs Assessment Unit (NAU) wishes to inform the public that its Grand Cayman office will be closed at 3 p.m. on Friday, 18 October, to accommodate staff attending the Silent Witness March. Furthermore, the Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac offices will […]

Commitment by the Cayman Islands on the implementation of Public Registers of Beneficial Ownership of Companies

1.       The Cayman Islands has a long history of upholding international standards and working cooperatively with tax and law enforcement authorities in other jurisdictions.  We have often acted at the forefront of initiatives to enhance tax cooperation and transparency and have worked assiduously to combat money laundering and counter the financing of terrorism.  Independent assessments by […]

Cayman: September 2019 funerals

Henry Eddingston Miller                     7 Jan 1952  – 1 Sep 2019   Prospect Austin A Scott jr                                   31 May 1938 – 1 Sep 2019 Giovani Berry                                                                  – 2 Sep 2019   Prospect William Stanley Ebanks                   13 Jul 1954 – 5 Sep 2019   Boatswain Bay Austin Bryan Bothwell                               20 Dec 1934 – 6 Sep 2019   West Bay Zeta Mehetabel (Foster) Kirkconnell      22 […]

Hazell McKenzie releases ‘Suitcase of Dreams’ on Nov 5th 2019

From Entertainment Junkie New York, NY (Sonique Solutions) – Caribbean-American Mental Health Advocate Hazell McKenzie is set to release her new book ‘Suitcase of Dreams’ to the masses. These memoirs aim to be a beacon of hope to those who are struggling through the various stages of mental illness and to provide real insight and […]