FOGA DALEY is a firm of Attorneys-at-Law and Patent and Trademark Agents based in Kingston, Jamaica. Formed in 2000 by founding partners Nicole Foga and Dianne Daley, Foga Daley is a boutique Intellectual Property (IP) and Communications Law Firm, the first of its kind in the English-speaking Caribbean. Known for its innovative and timely service-delivery; commitment to the development of indigenous businesses and emphasis on client care the Firm has distinguished itself in the handling of complex commercial matters and offering advice to clients in the creative industries and ICT sectors, including entertainers, celebrities, businesses, trade associations, statutory corporations, international and regional organizations and governments.
FOGA DALEY has been listed as one of the recommended Caribbean firms in World Trademark Review’s (WTR 1000) for the past seven (7) years. The Firm’s IP practice covers commercial transactions involving IP rights acquisition, rights management, and licensing and dispute resolution in the areas of Trademarks, Copyright, Patents, Designs and Domain names and IP portfolio management including the conducting of IP audits. The Firm’s services extend to Advertising Law, Entertainment and Media Law and Sports Law, including advice on advertisements, regulatory compliance, talent contracts, comparative advertising, trademark-related issues, branding and marketing strategies, privacy, publicity and defamation in the context of cyberspace, sponsorship and endorsement contracts and merchandising.
The founding partners have over 40 years combined experience in the practice of law, advanced law degrees covering the fields of Intellectual Property and International Transactions and several years combined experience in Government and have worked as consultants for the Government of Jamaica, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the United Kingdom Commission on Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs), the Commonwealth Secretariat and other international organizations and Governments across the Commonwealth Caribbean in the field of intellectual property and telecommunications law.
Intellectual Property Partner, Dianne Daley chairs the Jamaican Bar Association’s Intellectual Property Committee while Communications Law Partner, Nicole Foga chairs the Association’s Telecommunications Broadcasting and Technology Committee. The partners have authored monographs on Intellectual Property (Jamaica) and Cyber Law in Jamaica, published by Kluwer Law and have published widely in a number of international publications. Foga Daley offers a portal for legal services in its practice areas provided by associated firms throughout select Commonwealth Caribbean Countries.