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 (1) letter b juncto Article 68 of Indonesian Marks Law (Law No. 15 Year 2001), the registration of trademark can be cancelled through court decision, if such trademark is similar to or identical with a well-known trademark. Further to know, the trademark of STIHL is a well-known trademark in Indonesia, which supported by the Certificate of Trademark in many countries, advertisement products and annual sales report of STIHL products in overseas.
Moreover, Maulana and Partners Law Firm also succeed in convincing the Panel of Judges of Central Jakarta Commercial Court that the registration of STL trademark was based on bad faith (Article 4 of Indonesian Marks Law).