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Think Before You Sue

Think Before You Sue

Many persons turn to the courts as a remedy where they feel aggrieved or wronged. Before making the decision to pursue litigation, there are several factors...

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Copyright And Carnival In Focus

Copyright And Carnival In Focus

The Trinidad and Tobago Intellectual Property Office and the National Carnival Commission hosted a national seminar on 16th and 17th July, 2014 on the...

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The Rights of a Performing Artiste

The Rights of a Performing Artiste

Who is a performer? A performer is defined as a singer, musician, or a person who sings, delivers, renders, plays in, or otherwise performs literary and...

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Dog Control Act 2014

Dog Control Act 2014

The Dog Control Act 2014 will come into effect on 2nd June, 2014, and various government agencies have  issued releases on the new legislation:

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Medical Negligence Explained

Medical Negligence Explained

Medical negligence occurs where an act or omission by a health care provider in providing treatment falls below the accepted standard of practice in the...

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Equal Opportunity in the Workplace

Equal Opportunity in the Workplace

What is employment discrimination? Employment discrimination is the unfair treatment of an employee or an applicant (prospective employee) based on the...

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Drinking, Driving and the Law

Drinking, Driving and the Law

In 2007 the Motor Vehicles and Road Traffic Act Chap. 48:50 was amended to introduce the breathalyzer law to citizens of Trinidad and Tobago.  Section...

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What is Domestic Violence?

What is Domestic Violence?

Domestic Violence is a term defined in the Trinidad and Tobago Domestic Violence Act Chap. 45:56 which includes: “physical, sexual, emotional...

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Noise and Nuisance in Trinidad and Tobago

Noise and Nuisance in Trinidad and Tobago

Nuisance means any source of inconvenience or annoyance. Noise nuisance is the unwanted, disturbing or excessive sound that causes harm to the daily activity...

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Copyright Collecting Agencies, Licenses and Public Performances

Copyright Collecting Agencies, Licenses and...

Copyright collecting agencies (referred to in some jurisdictions as copyright collectives or collections agencies) are organizations which collect royalties...

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