Registry of Companies & Intellectual Property

Overview of Registry of Companies and Intellectual Property

Companies and Intellectual Property (Registry) Act, Cap. 13.02 of the Revised Laws of Saint Lucia. The Office is responsible for the administration of the following legislation:

  • Companies Act and Regulations, Cap. 13.01
  • Registration of Business Names Act and Rules, Cap 13.03
  • Lay-out Designs (Topographies) Integrated Circuits Act, Cap 13.16
  • Geographical Indications Act and Regulations, Cap 13.14
  • Copyright Act Cap. 13.07
  • Industrial Designs Act and Regulations Cap. 13.29
  • Protection against Unfair Competition Act Cap. 13.28
  • Trademarks Act and Regulations Cap. 13.30
  • Patents Act No. 16 of 2001 – the draft Regulations are presently being reviewed for implementation.

The main objectives of the Department are:

  1. To create efficient administration of company and intellectual property matters.
  2. To ensure easy access to information filed at the Registry.
  3. To generate a level of enforcement and awareness of treaties and legislation pertaining to companies and intellectual property; and
  4. Geographical Indications and Lay-out Designs (Topographies) Integrated Circuits


2nd Floor Francis Compton Building, 
Castries, Saint Lucia

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