August 2021

The best results are often achieved by cooperating with others. A friend or colleague may spot errors in a design plan or may notice that a newly designed logo would look way better in blue than in orange. But once one is ready to file an application for the legal protection of his Intellectual Property […]

Although the Indonesian word ‘Paten’ clearly derives from the English term ‘Patent’, both words do not have the exact same meaning in a strictly juridical sense. Indonesian and British Patents slightly differ in the conditions to be met in order to receive protection, as well as in the specific rights included in such protection. A […]

Sometimes they come as an addition to another creation, sometimes they are a person’s main object for sale. Fact is that people sometimes create unique packaging and want to prevent others from copying it. The law offers multiple possibilities to arrange this, but which one applies depends on the features of the packaging one wishes […]

Tak bisa dipungkiri bahwa setiap melakukan perdagangan baik barang maupun jasa, pelaku usaha perorangan maupun badan hukum biasanya menggunakan sebuah logo/tanda/pencitraan untuk mengenalkan produk barang dan/atau jasa yang dijualnya kepada pelanggan, tanda atau logo ini disebut sebagai merek dagang. Merek dagang merupakan merek yang digunakan pada barang yang diperdagangkan oleh  seseorang atau badan hukum untuk […]

To those who are not familiar with Intellectual Property laws, the notice of living organisms being subject to Patents or comparable rights may sound strange. Biotechnological developments however have led to the ‘creation’ of hundreds of new types of micro-organisms, plants and even animals. Can the scientists creating these organisms obtain exclusive rights over the […]

Registering a Trademark, Patent or Copyright will virtually always make illegitimate copiers offenders punishable by law. The road from spotting possible infringement to obtaining justice often is a complicated one, which is as good as impossible to navigate without the help of a professional. Step one: Determining likely infringement Trademarks or Designs similar to someone’s […]