trademark indonesia

People who have designed a great Mark for their products or services often get asked by their consultants about what the name should actually be called. Because even if a Trademark contains letters or words, these do not always represent Mark’s real name as it is best to be registered. What are factors to bear […]

The ins and outs of license agreements

Having your Intellectual Property registered on your behalf grants you the exclusive right to use it in trade and commerce. However, as your mark, design or patent grows in popularity, using it might become an interesting possibility for parties willing to pay for it. Such use can be arranged by the establishment of a License […]

Trademarks can be designed in bright colors, but when it comes to their legal protection intellectual property consultants often file applications for registration containing their black-and-white versions. Why do consultants choose for this approach?  The relation between a trademark’s protection and its registration A trademark enjoys protection as to how it is recorded in its […]

Parties that recently had their intellectual property registered in their home countries and already have plans to expand their businesses abroad can often claim their so-called ‘priority right’. Getting priorities in the protection of your trademark, patent or industrial design, of course, sounds great. But what are exactly the benefits of this right, and how […]

Trademark squatting

Trademark squatting is among the largest problems companies and individuals face when trying to have their marks protected in Indonesia. Various groups in the country monitor promising enterprises from Indonesia and abroad, and file applications for registration of their trademarks before the mark’s actual users do so. These groups’ only goal is to make the […]

First-to-file vs. first-to-use countries

One of the first things intellectual property consultants will check when handling a trademark case involving a foreign-registered trademark is whether this foreign country is a ‘first-to-file’ or a ‘first-to-use’ country. The first-to-file system It is not difficult to guess which party will get the rights over a trademark in a first-to-file jurisdiction. If party […]

Everyone who has ever taken a good look at a Trademark Certificate has most likely noticed that it mentions a certain ‘class’. This class refers to a class of goods or services, and in many jurisdictions – including Indonesia – corresponds with the so-called Nice Classification. But what is the Nice Classification exactly? A brief […]

Fresh out of the plastic new copyright law needs a formal lawful grievance from copyright holders. The discussion around this fixated on whether the police are equipped for acting alone, if without copyright holders’ info, given how complex offenses are. A worldwide industry-wide grumbling currently has been documented to attempt to get the police to […]

The Minister of Communication and Information has declared that the service will give new guidelines to suppliers of versatile application/web content suppliers. This proposed guideline will cover the accompanying: a. Consistence with existing laws: Law No. 5 of 1999 on the Prohibition of Monopolistic Practices and Unfair Business Competition Law No. 7 of 2014 on […]

Creative Industry 4.0 in Indonesia

For adjusting the business 4.0 time, An administration office in Indonesia called Bekraf drives the area. Bekraf has for quite a while assumed a significant function in helping research, financing, fire up framework, showcasing, protected innovation, and other preparing and assistance. Following April’s races, President Joko Widodo has reported another bureau. There have been bits […]