Saint Lucia

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, IP Regulatory Body, Industrial Property, 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).
Available Texts: 

Trade Marks Act 2001 Trade Marks Act 2001, Complete document (pdf) [860 KB] Trade Marks Act 2001, Complete document (htm) [255 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

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Historical Versions:
WIPO Lex No.:LC015


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