Trade Marks Act 2001
|Year of Version:||2001|
|Date of Entry into Force:||April 2003|
|Date of Text (Enacted):||November 3, 2001|
|Type of Text:||Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature|
|Subject Matter:||Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Geographical Indications, Industrial Property, IP Regulatory Body, Trade Names, Trademarks|
|Notes:||The WTO notification states:|
'Under this legislation the period of protection for trademarks is ten years as opposed to fourteen under the old law. The legislation makes provision for well-known trademarks and includes several remedies for infringement including provisions relating to the intervention of Customs in certain cases.'
This Trademarks Act repeals Part III relating to trademarks, Title X, Commercial Code, Ch. 244, Revised Laws of Saint Lucia 1957. (See section 201).
|WIPO Lex No.:||LC015|