Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago

Kicking It IP Style

Kicking It IP Style

(How Intellectual Property (IP) has influenced the football boots industry) The design and comfort of soccer/football boots have improved significantly during the past decades. In the early 19th century, British football players used their heavy...

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Patents and Carnival

Patents and Carnival

A patent is an exclusive right granted by the government to an individual for his/her invention. For one to attain a patent for their invention it must be new, not easily reproduced and it must work. In order to gain exclusive rights to your...

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Music and Carnival

Music and Carnival

The Caribbean region has produced some of the most unique and vibrant musical creations to which the entire world dances. The structure of the music industry in Trinidad n Tobago is such that its strengths are in the artists’ artistic and...

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Photography and Carnival

Photography and Carnival

Copyright is a property right which subsists in literary and artistic works that are original. Photographs and Photographic works are protected under the Copyright Act. Rights of the photographer – Original works, means works where some...

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Industrial Designs and Carnival

Industrial Designs and Carnival

Definition An Industrial Design is the ornamental aspect of a useful article. This ornamental aspect may be constituted by elements, which are three-dimensional (the shape of the article) or two-dimensional (lines, designs, patterns and colours)...

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Trademarks and Carnival

Trademarks and Carnival

Q. What is a Trade Mark? A. A sign or symbol which is capable of distinguishing the goods or services of one trader from those of other traders. A trade mark can be a word or combination of words, letters, numerals, logos or the shape of a...

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