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Alt Legal Webinar Jamaican It Easy to Keep this Secret: Peculiarities of Jamaican trademarks

Alt Legal Team | January 07, 2024
2 min read

Jamaica is known the world over for its reggae, rum, jerk seasoning, track and field, Rastafarianism… and secret trademark filings. Companies wishing to protect their trademarks without alerting the world to what they’re doing often file in Jamaica. Join us for a webinar on Thursday, February 8 at 4:00pm (ET) where Foga Daley partner Rachael Lodge Corrie discusses how the country’s unique trademark register helps filers gain protection without announcing their intentions to the world and walks you through the trademark landscape in Jamaica. In particular, she guides you through:

  • Requirements and strategies for filing and renewal
  • Peculiarities of searching Jamaica’s trademark register
  • Recent amendments to Jamaican trademark law
  • Strategies for using Jamaican trademarks to keep filings private

View webinar recording here (free registration required.)

Download the presentation materials here.


  • This is why we’re talking about Jamaican trademarks today! Read about submarine trademarks here.


Rachael Lodge Corrie, Partner at Foga Daley
Rachael Lodge Corrie is a Partner of the boutique law firm Foga Daley based in Kingston, Jamaica. As a member of the Firm’s Intellectual Property Department, she focuses on complex trademark matters, including prosecution, responding to office actions, opposition and revocation proceedings and trademark portfolio management. She is currently co-chair of the Awards and Fellowships sub-committee of INTA’s Young Practitioners Committee and is a member of the Women’s IP Today steering committee, a non-profit organization advancing the interests and rights of women in the workplace globally. Rachael also tutors Entertainment Law at the University of the West Indies and is a member of the Jamaican Bar Association (JAMBAR) Intellectual Property Committee and Telecommunications, Broadcasting and Technology Committee.

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