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Protection & Enforcement of IPRs in Antigua and Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda is a sovereign island country of the West Indies, lying at the juncture of the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. The country consists of two major islands, Antigua and Barbuda, which are separated by around 40 km (25 mi), and of smaller islands, including Great Bird, Green, Guiana, Long, Maiden, Prickly Pear, York Islands, Redonda). The permanent population number is estimated to be in the region of 97,120 with 97% residing on Antigua. The capital and largest port and city is St. John's on Antigua, with Codrington being the largest town on Barbuda. Lying near each other, Antigua and Barbuda are in the middle of the Leeward Islands, part of the Lesser Antilles, roughly at 17°N of the equator.