Brien A. de Gannes
Partner and Notary Public
B.A. (Law), Legal Practice Certificate
Trinidad and Tobago – 1976
Areas of Concentration
Brien has extensive experience in all aspects of intellectual property. He specialises in patent and trademark infringement, passing-off and other intellectual property litigation. He has addressed seminars and workshops on Intellectual Property and has delivered papers at various regional and national seminars and meetings hosted by WIPO.
He acts as a specialist advisor on the committees of the national and regional private sector organisations and represents the private sector on a number of governmental and international committees. He was a member of the Trinidad and Tobago Government team, which negotiated a bilateral intellectual property rights agreement with the U.S.A, and was an advisor to the Government of Grenada at the regional meeting organised by the WIPO.
Brien is Chairman of the Ad Hoc Committee to Review Intellectual Property Laws in Trinidad and Tobago, to ensure compliance with the TRIPS Agreement and other international treaties.
Law Association of Trinidad and Tobago
INTA, ITMA, MARQUES
Contributing author to Managing Intellectual Property publications and Trade Mark World