OECS signs MOU with World Intellectual Property Organization

Entrepreneurs and innovators in the Eastern Caribbean now have additional support to scale-up and expand their enterprises.

The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to strengthen the regional legal and regulatory architecture necessary to support the protection and monetization of intangible assets and other forms of intellectual property in the region.

This revised agreement represents a new chapter in an ongoing collaboration between the two entities aimed at ensuring the value of OECS creativity and innovation is properly harnessed and protected.

The Caribbean remains one of the most diverse regions of the world, due in large part to its unique history as a cultural melting pot. Today, this potent mixture of multiculturalism, openness, and ingenuity can be seen in the region’s art, tasted in its cuisine, and heard in its music.