The Firm’s Communications Law practice focuses on the acquisition of licences, regulatory compliance and commercial negotiations and agreements.
We provide legal advice on applications for telecommunications and broadcast licences, compliance with relevant statutes and regulatory authorities, liability of telecommunications and other service providers, network interconnection agreements, carrier and service provider agreements.
Services also include conducting negotiations and developing legal strategies for new entrants in a competitive telecommunications market.
The Intellectual Property commercial practice covers all types of commercial transactions involving intellectual property rights acquisition and rights management and licensing in the areas of Trademarks, Copyright, Patents, Designs, Geographical Indications, Trade Secrets and Confidential Information.
The practice involves the conduct of intellectual property audits, intellectual property portfolio management and domain name disputes.
As adjuncts to intellectual property the Firm’s practice extends to entertainment and media law, merchandising, franchising and international trade, including trade-related aspects of intellectual property rights.
The Firm’s IP litigation practice covers trademark and copyright infringement actions, anti-counterfeiting and anti-piracy actions including raids, and criminal prosecutions, patent prosecutions, passing off actions, breach of obligations under commercial agreements and other civil causes of action.
Our Information Technology practice encompasses Multimedia Law, Cyber Law, Computer Law and relevant aspects of Intellectual Property Law.
We provide legal advice on privacy, publicity and defamation in the context of cyberspace, rights acquisition, multimedia / website product development and distribution agreements, on line transactions, software licenses and web hosting, E-Commerce, E-procurement and E-government, Technology Transfer and Escrow Services.
We provide due diligence services and advise foreign investors particularly companies with high value intellectual property assets that wish to acquire Jamaican businesses or licence services and technologies to Jamaican business interests.
We advise Jamaican Entertainers and Celebrities on endorsements deals and contracts involving their intellectual property.