St Kitts

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 
Classification

International classification, Nice 10th Edition

Multi-class

Goods and services may be registered
PriorityConvention priority may be claimed
Renewal10 years from the filing date and every 10 years thereafter
Use provisions

The Court may, on the application of any aggrieved person, remove any mark from the Register after the expiration of three years from the date of its registration, on the grounds that neither the Registered Proprietor or its Licensee is engaged in any business concerned in the goods with respect to which the mark is registered.

PATENT INFORMATION 
Types of Patent

Substantive with or without priority claim

PCT national phase

PriorityConvention priority may be claimed
Duration20 years from the effective filing date
AnnuitiesThe law provides that annuities are payable annually on the 1st and each subsequent anniversary of local filing date in St Kitts.  However, the relevant Implementing Regulations have not yet been promulgated, and therefore annuities are not currently being collected by the Registry there
DESIGN INFORMATION 
 UK design registrations extend automatically to cover St Kitts & Nevis