There was a Marks Office action dated 28 June 2013 notifying the rejection of SOYJOY trademark application with Agenda Number D002010034031, class of goods 29 on grounds of similarities to the trademark JOYSOY which has been registered and filed by PT. Monysaga Prima previously.
As the proceeding goes by, the marks appeal commission then considered that JOYSOY trademark registration No. IDM000332752 which became the basis of rejection is a trademark contained with word mark element JOY and word mark SOY, that mark elements which prominent and dominant is word mark JOYSOY. Meanwhile, the comparable trademark is SOYJOY with JOYSOY where the prominent elements from both mark there is no similarity which can cause to the presence of similarity in principle between both mark which compared, either of the form, concept, or similarity in pronunciation. Thus, based on Decision Marks Appeal Commission No. 165/KBM/HKI/2014 dated May 28, 2014 decided to accept the appeal and furthermore, SOYJOY trademark can be filed and registered by Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.