Region: Indonesia

Good news for IP rights owners: Indonesia in final stage of setting up IP border protection system

Following the government regulation for the control of import and export of goods entering into force last year, the Ministry of Finance has finally set out the procedures for customs recordal and seizures.

22 June 2018

Franchising in Indonesia: an enforcement overview

In the latest part of our series focusing on the legislative frameworks that govern franchising in Asia and South America, we discuss enforcement in Indonesia.

23 March 2018

Franchising: a global guide to brand monetisation

In the first of a two-part series, we outline the legislative framework for franchising in nine jurisdictions across Asia and South America.

01 March 2018

Creating a resilient enforcement strategy for Indonesia

Indonesia is a challenging jurisdiction in terms of enforcement endeavours, but a combination of different tactics will set brands up for success

01 January 2018

International applications at an all-time high as Asia and Africa experience sharp rise in trademark filings

WIPO has released its latest report into global IP activity, revealing a significant rise in  filing activity. Most of the growth can be attributed to China’s continued domination.

14 December 2017

Indonesia’s accession to the Madrid Protocol

Indonesia has officially become the 100th member of the Madrid Union. Minister of Law and Human Rights Yasonna H Laoly deposited the country’s instrument of accession to the Madrid Protocol with the director general of the World Intellectual Property Organisation during the 57th General Assembly in Geneva.

26 October 2017

New IP rights Customs regulation

Indonesia has taken its first steps towards a Customs IP border protection system. The government has issued Regulation 20/2017 on Controls of Import and Export Goods Constituting or Deriving from IP Rights Infringement, which provides for an IP rights recordal system for trademarks and copyrights.

11 September 2017

Notorious markets: where to police

In the second of a two-part series, we profile markets which were omitted from the Office of the US Trade Representative’s Notorious Markets List, but which brand owners should have on their radars. This issue, we turn our attention to Asia and Africa

01 July 2017

New regulation clarifies procedures under amended Trademark Law

Indonesia recently enacted a regulation as part of the implementation of its new Trademark Law. The simplified procedures and additional clarity that the new regulation has introduced are likely to contribute to smoother and more timely trademark registrations, renewals and assignments for brand owners.

23 June 2017

A new chapter for protection of well-known marks in Indonesia

Indonesia’s Trademark and Geographical Indications Law 2016 ushers in long-awaited improvements for rights holders. However, remaining vulnerabilities could perpetuate bad-faith registrations and trademark squatting

01 May 2017

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