Obtain your patent registration through WDA Internationa Law Firm. Our specialized lawyers will obtain the registration of your patents, and will keep you informed at all times until obtaining your Patent Certificate of Invention.

Our Patent & Trademark Services In Trinidad & Tobago Include:
. Search for background in registered or pending patents; By matter and owner;
. Advising and reviewing the patentability of their designs and inventions in accordance with local legislation.
. Review of the format and drafting of specifications, claims and drawings in accordance with the guidelines of the international and local patent laws.
. Legal translation of the text of the invention
. Procedures before the Patent Office for: Registration and Obtaining of Patents, amendments, transfers, name changes.
. Patent litigation, compulsory licensing, unauthorized exploitation.
For more information on how to register your patents in Trinidad and Tobago and about our services and fees. Contact us now.
General Information About Patent Registrations In Trinidad And Tobago

The Invention in Trinidad and Tobago It is a tangible, practical work or solution to a specific problem in a field of determined, novel technology and Industrial application. This implies that the invention must be usable in practice, in industry and can not consist in the simple recognition of something existing or a law of nature.

In Trinidad and Tobago it can not be patented:

* Ideas, hypotheses or discoveries (of things already existing in nature), scientific theories and mathematical methods.

* Rules of games, lottery systems, methods for the exercise of activities, teaching methods and organizational procedures.

* Diagnoses, therapeutic and surgical methods used in the human or animal body.

* Literature, dramatic, musical or artistic or any aesthetic creation.

* The presentation of the information.

* Inventions, exploitation of what would be contrary to public order or good customs, can not be patented.

Patent Laws and Legislation in Trinidad and Tobago

Patent legislation is in force in Trinidad and Tobago: The Patent Act, 1996 (Act No. 21 of 1996). The Patent Regulations, 1996.

International Treaties to which Trinidad and Tobago forms part, related to patents.

The Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property (1883).

The Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) (1970).

The Strasbourg Agreement Concerning the International Patent Classification (1971).

The Budapest Treaty on the International Recognition of the Deposit of Microorganisms for the Purposes of the Patent Procedure

The companies that own the patents Nesecitaran to secure their patents in order to generate a return, either by exploiting their monopoly or licensing technology to other companies.

Some of the big hi-tech companies make hundreds of millions a year in licensing patents or royalties in addition to their exploitation.
For more information on how to register your patents in Trinidad and Tobago and about our services and fees. Contact us now.