Intellectual Property Workshop & I.P TechSprint Challenge 2022

Intellectual Property Workshop & I.P TechSprint Challenge 2022

Registration Now – Until November 27, 2022

Workshop Dates –  Monday – Wednesday, November 28 – 30, 2022

Workshop Times – 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Nightly

I.P TechSprint Challenge Dates –  December 1 – 5, 2022


Read more about the Intellectual Property Workshop & I.P TechSprint Challenge 2022 below.

About The Intellectual Property Workshop & I.P TechSprint Challenge 2022


The Intellectual Property Workshop & I.P TechSprint Challenge 2022 is organized by the Guyana Animation Network (GAN) Inc. in collaboration with GAN Studios.


The Guyana Animation Network (GAN) Inc. in collaboration with GAN Studios has launched the first edition of their Intellectual Property (I.P) Workshop & I.P TechSprint Challenge 2022, a local 3-day intellectual property training and 5-day I.P solutions contest (TechSprint) for participating creators and businesses. This year’s I.P training and contest focuses on helping creators and business understand the fundamentals of intellectual property and practical exercises on safe use of mechanisms to safeguard and monetize their creative and business innovations. 


At the end of the Workshop, participating businesses and creators will be challenged to create and develop their own solutions based on the I.P knowledge gained and an action list. This Workshop was designed to challenge Guyanese and Caribbean artists, animators, writers, creators, musicians, communications and marketing professionals and businesses to understand the role of their intellectual property of our culture and creative assets for global consumers, audiences and customers. It is also aimed at building a community of innovators and creators who will actively create solutions and extraordinary impact by expanding knowledge and solutions to drive Guyanese and Caribbean culture. The ultimate purpose of this Workshop is to equip creators and businesses with the tools needed to enhance their bargaining power and value for creative and cultural I.P assets.


The sessions will be highly interactive, practical, resource-filled and edu-taining.


I.P TechSprint Challenge 2022


The I.P TechSprint Challenge will comprise of three categories of intellectual that the problem scenarios of participating businesses and creators will fall under: trademark, copyright, trade secrets. The Challenge sets out a list of actions to be taken by each participant to boost their ability to monetize or valuate their creative and intellectual property. All participating individuals and businesses are invited to propose solutions for implementation under one or more of these categories in a 5-day Sprint.



Jubilanté Cutting

Attorney-at-Law, Founder of the Guyana Animation Network (GAN) Inc. and Producer & Artistic Recruiter of GAN Studios

What Is An I.P TechSprint
I.P TechSprint 2022 Challenges

Workshop Schedule

Day 1 – Introduction to IP Theories, Concepts & Examples – Monday, November 28, 2022


Day 2 – Monetization Approaches (Including Case Studies) – Tuesday, November 29, 2022


Day 3 – Practical Exercise – From Ideation of Brand Content, Film, Music & Art Assets into an I.P Asset for Monetization – Wednesday, November 30, 2022


Day 4-8 – I.P TechSprint Challenge 2022 – Thursday, December 1, 2022 – Monday, December 5, 2022

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How long does the training last? The training runs for 3 days but filters into a 5-day challenge/contest by participating businesses and creators.


Who can participate? Participation is open to all those who are interested in intellectual property and innovative decision making in business and creativity from any country or jurisdiction, particularly those in Guyana.


What is the cost of the training? Participation costs GY$30,000 (the equivalent of USD$150) for individuals and GY$55,000 (the equivalent of USD$275) for businesses with two representatives enrolled in the training.


Will the training be in-person or online? It will be fully online.


Is there an age range? We targeting persons 15 to 60 years old and require parental consent for persons below the age of 18.


What does the training include? The training includes information and knowledge building resources, case studies for applicability to current or future assets, training resources, processes, group workshopping, networking, discussions and a TechSprint/challenge for implementation of the content learnt.

Organizers of this Workshop

This event is hosted by GAN Studios, a studio powered by the Guyana Animation Network (GAN) Inc., in collaboration with GAN Inc. The Workshop is supported by partners: The Guyana Economic Development Trust and the Queen’s Commonwealth Trust. 

How to Register for this Intellectual Property Workshop & I.P TechSprint Challenge 2022:


It is important to follow all steps in registering for the Workshop to attend.

Step 1:
Complete the Registration Form –


Step 2:

Pay your Workshop Fee –
Email [email protected]


Step 3: 

Submit your proof of Payment –



Step 4:

Access Workshop Material and Zoom Log in Information 

Contact us

For questions on the registration process, payments or partnerships, please contact our organizing team:

GAN Inc. and GAN Studios Teams – [email protected] 

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About the Facilitator

Jubilanté Cutting

Jubilanté Cutting


Jubilanté Cutting is an Attorney-at-Law and internationally recognized Caribbean award-winning youth activist and advocate for social innovation and impact projects. She fuses her deep understanding of entrepreneurship, love for technology and expertise in advocacy, research and law practice.


Jubilanté works with creators within the animation, media and marketing industries and has a wealth of knowledge and experience on creative process, brand-related contracts and creative projects and talent management. She is currently the Producer and Artistic Recruiter with GAN Studios responsible for executing animation and design service offerings.


Her legal previous experience also includes her legal support to law firms, senior practitioners, professionals and clients through legal research, digitization and publication projects. Over the past 7 years she has also provided paralegal support in Intellectual Property for the filing, registration, searches, advertising and research on trademarks. As a student Jubilanté undertook research on the role of intellectual property in the natural hair care and beauty industry in Guyana and the negative effects of lack of I.P knowledge and practices by creators of such products on their ability to monetize and warn those who illegitimately copy or imitate their product offerings and designs.


Jubilanté is recognized as a powerhouse for her work as a social entrepreneur in animation and digital media. She has pioneered advocacy and training for the art skills that enabled youth in Guyana and the Caribbean to secure animation and digital media jobs. Her work has gained international acclaim and recognition by local, regional and international bodies including The Commonwealth, The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat, Her Royal Majesty The Queen of England & The Royal Family, The Queen’s Commonwealth Trust, The Elders, The Late UN Secretary General Mr Kofi Annan, Tatler Magazine, One Young World, The Guyana Economic Development Trust (GEDT) and Caribbean Export.