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Trademarks
1.
Legal framework
1.1
What is the statutory or other source of trademark rights?
 
Cayman Islands
The Trade Marks Law, 2016 (Law 31 of 2016), to be read in conjunction with the Trade Marks Regulations, 2017 and the Trade Marks (Transitional Provisions) Regulations, 2017.

For more information about this answer please contact: Sophie Peat from HSM IP
1.2
How do trademark rights arise (ie, through use or registration)?
 
Cayman Islands
Trademark protection is acquired by registration. However, unregistered rights can be acquired through use if goodwill protectable under the common law of passing off is created.

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1.3
What is the statutory or other source of the trademark registration scheme?
 
Cayman Islands
The Trade Marks Law, the Trade Marks Regulations and the Trade Marks (Transitional Provisions) Regulations.

For more information about this answer please contact: Sophie Peat from HSM IP
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