Intellectual Property in Indonesia: Registration, Protection, Commercialization

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Tilleke & Gibbins

March 1, 2017

The importance of intellectual assets can never be underestimated—they are the key to generating profits. Knowing your rights as they relate to such assets is therefore a vital step to ensuring that you can maximize the value of your IP. In order to assist those with business interests in Indonesia, Tilleke & Gibbins’ Jakarta team has published a new guide, Intellectual Property in Indonesia: Registration, Protection, Commercialization, which reviews the key protection and enforcement issues relating to trademarks, patents, simple patents (utility models), industrial designs, and copyrights. In particular, the following topics are covered:

  • Trademarks: Definitions; registration qualifications and time factors; cancellations; licensing; well-known marks; and enforcement remedies.
  • Patents: Protectable inventions; unpatentable inventions; registration; scope of protection; time factors; maintenance; licensing; and enforcement and limitations on enforcement.
  • Industrial Design: Definitions; requirements for protection; registration; scope of protection; time factors; licensing; and enforcement.
  • Copyright: Definitions; capabilities; registration; time factors; limitation and exceptions; and enforcement.
  • Intellectual Asset Management: Purpose and benefits.

To access the guide, please click on the PDF below.