Jamaica

Lysaght offers a complete IP service in this country, assisting clients in the filing, registration, recordal and renewal of their IP rights. For further information and our prices, please e-mail us with your specific enquiry.
TRADE MARK INFORMATION 
ClassificationInternational, Nice 10th Edition
Multi-class
Goods and services can be registered
PriorityConvention priority can be claimed
Renewal10 years from the filing date, and every 10 years thereafter
There is a 6 month grace period, with late fine
Use provisionsNon-use of a trade mark for a period of 5 years from registration renders it vulnerable to an action for cancellation by third parties
PATENT INFORMATION 
Types of PatentSubstantive without priority claims (local novelty is required)
PriorityConvention priority cannot be claimed
Duration14 years from the Jamaican grant date, or upon the expiration of the patent upon which they are based, whichever is the sooner
AnnuitiesRenewals are not payable in respect of Jamaican patents
DESIGN INFORMATION 
PriorityConvention priority cannot be claimed
Duration15 years from the filing date
RenewalRenewals are not payable in respect of Jamaican designs