• Legal Updates on Indonesia’s New Law: Patent and Mark

    After 6 (six) sessions of intense discussion or approximately 6 (six) months, the Indonesian parliament has newly enacted two laws in relation to Intellectual Property, those are Law No. 13 of 2016 regarding Patent Law and Law No. 20 of 2016 regarding Marks and Geographic Indication. There are several amendments made by the Indonesian [...]
  • Resolving regulatory barrier to boost investment in telecommunication industry

    The Association of Indonesian Cellular Telecommunications (ATSI) has raised many complaints about the increase in the number of local regulations considered to be unhelpful - even a hindrance - to its campaign for a better investment climate to the industry. Complaints were mainly raised around the new economic burden being imposed on [...]
  • Investment Incentives at Industrial Area

    To accelerate equittable infrastructrure development of Indonesia in Industrial Area sector, the Government of Indonesia will facilitate the Regional Government through General Service Board in the field of Industrial Infrastructure. Huge funding is needed to develop an Industrial Area in one region. Central Government, on December 28th of [...]
  • Granted Patent Appeal Filed by Yamaha Kabushiki Kaisha

    On 16 December 2015 Indonesian Patent Appeal Commission (“the Appeal Commission”) has granted YAMAHA KK’s patent appeal. The Appeal Commission consideration, that is: After having reviewed the substantive examination phase II result from the Appellee wherein in the said examination result stated that it should be inserted the reference [...]
  • Indonesia’s National Legislation Program 2015-2019: Realistic, a Working Progress

    February 9, 2015, the House of Representative (“The House”) has determined National Legislation Program (“Prolegnas”) for 2015-2019 and Prolegnas Priority 2015. Such a minimalist number in amount finally agreed after an intensive discussion between the House which is represented by Legislation Council (Baleg) as the Coordinator for Prolegnas [...]
  • The STL trademark has been cancelled due to similarity with STIHL trademark

    Case No. 08/PDT.SUS/MEREK/2013/PN.NIAGA.JKT.PST The Panel of Judges of Central Jakarta Commercial Court has decided to cancel the registration of STL trademark in class 7 (seven) with the legal basis of having similar to STIHL trademark which owned by Andreas Stihl AG & Co. KG, a German enterprise. According to the Article 6 paragraph [...]
  • 10 (Ten) Years Statistic of Business Competition Cases in Indonesia (Period of 2005-2014)

    Law No. 5 Year 1999 regarding to the Prohibition of Monopolistic Practices and Unfair Competition (‘Law No. 5 Year 1999”) has been enacted on 5 March 1999 and was enforced since 5 September 2000. The implementation of Law No. 5 Year 1999 is entrusted to and implemented by Komisi Pengawas Persaingan Usaha (“KPPU”/Supervisory Commision for [...]
  • Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Seminar 2015

    Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Seminar 2015 “ The Effect of the ASEAN Single Market in 2015 to the IP Protection” -10 February 2015 at Grand Sahid Jaya Hotel Jakarta- The Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Seminar 2015 with theme “The Effect of the ASEAN Single Market in 2015 to the IP Protection” was held on 10 February 2015 at Grand [...]