New Copyright and Related Rights Manager

JIPO is pleased to announce that Ms. Sophia Clarke, LLB (Hons), LLM (IP), has been appointed the Copyright and Related Rights Manager, effective Monday, 14th March, 2016.

Ms. Clarke is an Attorney-at-Law with over twenty-five years of professional office management experience gained mostly in the field of IP Law in the UK. Ms. Clarke’s professional qualifications include the LLM in Intellectual Property Law from Queen Mary, University of London, which she gained in 2001. She completed the UK Legal Practice Course, including Intellectual Property Law, at Inns of Court School of Law in 2004. She was called to the Jamaican Bar in 2015.

We are pleased to have Ms. Clarke join the management team.


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