trademark registration 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Madrid System offers brand name holders the open door document for brand name insurance in numerous nations inside one application, and consequently is by all accounts ideal for business visionaries with global desire. Be that as it may, is the Madrid System consistently the most ideal decision for unfamiliar gatherings to have their brand […]

Trademark registration in Indonesia: applications filed in bad faith and their consequences Article 21 of Indonesian Trademark Law 20/2016 mentions an application for trademark registration is to be refused by the DGIP if it has been filed in bad faith. ‘Bad faith’ is, however, a broad and rather unclear term, which in trademark law often […]

Last July it was exactly eighteen months ago since Indonesia officially entered the Madrid Union. Since January 2, 2018, foreign individuals and companies could apply for protection of their trademarks in Indonesia along with requests for such protection in other countries – all within one and the same application. Though filing such an international application […]

Generic vs Descriptive Trademarks

Article 20 of Indonesian Trademark Law 20/2016 describes how a trademark can not be registered if it merely describes the goods or services being offered under it. Names can be considered descriptive for two reasons. The word can already be found in the dictionary as being a definition of the goods and services a party […]

As an IP Holder, You have to deliberately enroll your image or brand name on the off chance that you need to join the Indonesian market. This is the reason ; Brand name enrolling can be so dubious and clearly a long cycle in Indonesia, particularly in the event that you are an outsider claiming […]

Hearing individuals clarify what brand name is may regularly make the idea sound so straightforward. Brand name, a licensed innovation or an immaterial business resource, covers business names, images, logos, trademarks, and different parts. This brand name used to recognize the business and its items (or administrations) in the market. Organizations, particularly little and medium-sized […]

“Should you brand name your business?” that is an inquiry all entrepreneurs could relate when beginning a business in Indonesia. The appropriate response may shift from individual to individual by and large. Business owners will gain benefit from trademark registration when doing business in Indonesia. Why? Because it is a company asset. It will protect your ide, […]