Trademark Laws: Indonesia vs. US Differences

Trademark Laws

Trademark Laws: Indonesia vs. US Differences

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

Impact on Trademark Rights

1892 Convention Termination: Impact on Trademark Rights

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

Unveiling Dark Patterns

Unveiling Dark Patterns: Deceptive Tactics Exposed

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

Trans Border Trademarks

Trans-Border Trademarks: Global Recognition

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.