copyright

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 […]

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 […]

After spending months in a row drawing on his attic room, an artist has finally finished what he believes is the greatest comic book ever made. Worried about other people intending to copy this masterpiece, the artist rushes to the nearest law firm to ask how he can legally protect his work. If the law […]

The ins and outs of license agreements

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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 […]

Trademark squatting

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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 […]

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 […]