Brien A de Gannes and Ariane Ramnath (Partners)
A'isha Waldron and Gabriella Garcia (Associates)
Areas of practice
General practice law firm and specialists in intellectual property law and practice â€“ trade/service marks, patents (including PCTS), copyright, industrial designs, integrated circuits, intellectual property litigation, licensing, franchising and distribution contracts.
Network of IP agents throughout the Caribbean
B.de Gannes is Chairman of the Committee appointed by the Attorney General to review the country's Intellectual Property Laws, and worked together with WIPO and the relevant Government departments to draft and implement legislation consistent with the TRIPs Agreement. Brien was a member of a Cabinet-appointed committee which formulated the national Intellectual Property Policy for Trinidad and Tobago. Brien was a member of a committee appointed by the Minister of Legal Affairs to review the legislative framework for the management of Intellectual property Rights in Trinidad and Tobago.
English, French and Spanish.
J.D. Sellier advises clients in a variety of industries on all IP matters, such as trade marks, patents, copyright, domain names, and industrial designs. The litigation practice of the firm, based out of Trinidad, focuses on trade mark infringement and anti-counterfeiting matters, as well as other IP contentious issues. The firm, known for "excellent service" according to a client, also benefits from the expertise of the "very resourceful" Brien de Gannes and the "very knowledgeable" Ariane Ramnath.
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