Definition of a Mark A mark encompasses any visually representable sign, including delineations, ensigns, names, words, and more, used to distinguish goods or services by individuals or legal entities. The Indonesian Trademark Law (Law Number 20 of 2016) and the US Trademark Law (Lanham Act, 15U.S.C) share this common definition
The Evolution and Termination of the 1892 Switzerland-Germany Convention: Implications for Trademark Rights The Convention between Switzerland and Germany concerning collective patent, design, and trademark protection, dating back to April 13, 1892, held significant transnational relevance for both countries. However, recent developments have reshaped its impact on trademark rights, leading
The Impact of Internet on Business and Marketing The digital revolution has transformed not just our personal lives but also the way businesses operate. As the demand for online services surges, companies are employing various marketing strategies to channel web traffic to their businesses. Among these strategies, one stands out:
Unveiling ‘Dark Patterns’: Deceptive Practices Exploiting User Behavior Introduction The advent of ‘dark patterns’ has introduced a disconcerting reality in the digital realm, where websites tactically manipulate users into unwittingly engaging in actions they might not consciously choose. This deception spans from nudging individuals into undesired services to creating barriers
Introduction to Transborder Trademarks A trademark’s significance expands beyond territorial boundaries when it gains recognition across borders due to effective marketing strategies, announcements, and widespread presence. Transmitting information about a product’s associated trademark through various media channels constitutes trademark use, irrespective of where or how individuals become aware of it.