The Trademark Ordinance 1981 regulates the Registration of Trademark services in the Turks and Caicos Islands. The Registrar of Trademarks is responsible for all Registrations of marks and services in the Financial Services Commission. Trademarks are registered in the class of goods or services as described in the International Nice agreement. These goods or services are classified in legislation from classes 1-45.
Turks and Caicos Islands Trademark Registration Key Features
Registrable Trademarks or Services
A registrable trademark or service must consist of the following particulars:
Registered trademarks are registered for 10 years from the expiration of the original registration or the last renewal of registration.
Trademarks can be assigned, transmitted, associated, combined and one proprietor can also acquire a series of trademarks in accordance with the legislation.
Right to Register
The Proprietor of any Trademark registered in the United Kingdom upon payment of the prescribed fee is entitled to registration of such mark or service in the Islands upon the production of a certificate of registration of such mark or services in the United Kingdom.