Tag Archives: intellectual property

  1. PERCY VS GOLIATH: Christopher Walken, Monique Alvarez & Pathy Aiyar

    A Canadian farmer takes on a giant corporation after their GMOs interfere with his crops.

    April 4, 2021Agriculture, Video GalleryNo comments
  2. MILES AHEAD (2016) – Don Cheadle & Ewan McGregor

    MILES AHEAD is a wildly entertaining and moving exploration of one of 20th century music’s creative geniuses, Miles Davis, featuring a career defining performance by Oscar nominee Don Cheadle in the title role. Working from a script he co-wrote with Steven Baigelman, Cheadle’s bravura directorial debut is not a conventional bio-pic but rather a unique, […]

    February 14, 2016Cinema, Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  3. JAMCOPY to host Caribbean’s 1st Digital Publishing Conference

    The Caribbean’s first Digital Publishing Conference, #TheOnlineMind will be held in Kingston, Jamaica from November 2-5, 2015 at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel. The 3-day event, which is organised by the Jamaica Copyright Licensing Agency (JAMCOPY), will highlight and address the global trend towards digital publishing. This being the digital age, the Conference will provide valuable […]

    September 9, 2015BooksNo comments

    Barbados’ Government has taken key steps to meet the requirements of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act Intergovernmental Agreement (FATCA IGA), which allows for the reciprocal exchange of information between the USA and Barbados. Mr. Sinckler told his audience: “With respect to legislative requirements, I am pleased to inform you that the necessary amendments to […]

    August 1, 2015BusinessNo comments
  5. “Building Geographical Indications for the Caribbean’s Origin-Linked Products”

    The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) opened the two-day sub-regional workshop on branding and the use of geographical indications in the development of management strategies for origin-linked products at the Knutsford Court Hotel in Kingstown, Jamaica. With the aim of building the capacity of CARIFORUM producers to identify and develop geographical indications and origin […]

    July 27, 2015BusinessNo comments
  6. “How Eve Survives the Adam-less Urban Rainforest” (Loretta Collins Klobah’s The Twelve-Foot Neon Woman, a book review) by Faizah Tabasamu

    On a pedestal, in the eye of this hurricane of multilingual poetry–“a vibrant blend of English, Spanish, and Patois“–written by Loretta Collins Klobah, womanhood sheds her skin of “concrete and steel.” Sometimes this skin is personal or societal loss, the loss of a lover or husband who left, or the loss of a young child, […]

    July 2, 2015BooksNo comments
  7. Bizzy Williams & the “Old Colonial System” – by David Comissiong

    Our nation will be celebrating 50 years of “Independence” next year, but there is overwhelming evidence that crucial components of the “Old Colonial System” are still very much alive and well in today’s Barbados ! And one particularly odious remnant is that aspect of the “Old Colonial System” that traditionally permitted elite white Barbadian businessmen […]

    May 28, 2015Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  8. Holy Namesakes, Batman… Rihanna can’t register her own name?

    As much as I disagree with most of Rihanna’s frequent shenanigans which (so far) seem to be diminishing as she gets older, I think DC’s lawsuit against her is utterly frivolous, good Gotham, they’re not even the same spelling? Here’s the NY Post’s PageSix website;- DC Entertainment, the company that owns Batman, has swooped down to […]

    May 20, 2015RihannaNo comments
  9. Caribbean Music Summit 2015: An overdue idea now brought into reality and paving the way for regional talent to surge ahead!

    Industry experts, performers aficionados and officials are thronging Needhams Point, they’re networking close to home yet in an ambient setting thanks to the Caribbean Music Summit at Hilton Barbados with February 3rd as the grand finale… This initiative from SyncSummit’s CEO Mark Frieser is to provide a smooth segue for MIDEM, now set for June […]

    February 2, 2015Editorial, MusicNo comments

    The Caribbean Music Summit a three-day music and entertainment event taking place on 1-3 February 2015 at the Hilton Barbados, announced today the addition of Joe Belliotti, Head of Global Music Marketing at The Coca-Cola Company and Eric Sheinkop, CEO of Music Dealers, as keynote speakers. Belliotti joins top executives from brands like Procter & […]

    December 22, 2014Featured, MusicNo comments
  11. Rick Mercer Report: Rick’s Rant – Video Footage Copyright & Stephen Harper

    “It’s already been pointed out, but just to make it expressly clear. Canada does have fair use laws, though they are referred to as Fair Dealing. What Mercer is talking about is the government attempting to circumvent restrictions inherent in those fair use laws.”

    October 16, 2014Crime, Political, Video GalleryNo comments
  12. “Big Eyes” (2014): Christoph Waltz, Amy Adams – Art DocuDrama, HD

    This is Tim Burton’s second biopic, his previous biopic was Ed Wood (1994) which was released 20 years prior to this film. Both films are written by the duo Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski.

    September 21, 2014Cinema, Painting, Video GalleryNo comments

    Government with the assistance of the World Intellectual Property Organization has formulated a national intellectual property strategic plan with the objective of making our economy more competitive globally. This was disclosed by Registrar of the Corporate Affairs and Intellectual Property Office (CAIPO), Heather Clarke who said that such competitiveness could only be achieved through creativity, […]

    July 12, 2014MusicNo comments

    The Caribbean Export Developmental Agency (Caribbean Export) has launched an In-Firm Design and Branding initiative that will provide participating CARIFORUM state firms with technical support and financial assistance for the strengthening of their packaging design and product branding. The In-firm Design and Branding Project is the second phase of the Agency’s Brand Development initiative, the […]

    April 13, 2014Agriculture, BusinessNo comments
  15. Charmed? Red Advertising tops Caribbean for the third year running: Hat-Trick!

    Red Advertising & Marketing Limited pulled off a never before seen feat when the local company completed a hat-trick at the 2014 American Advertising Federation’s ADDY Awards, beating almost 50 other companies from across the region including Trinidad & Tobago, Barbados, Jamaica, St. Lucia, Curacao, Cayman Islands, and Belize. The first Caribbean agency to top […]

    February 27, 2014BusinessNo comments