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POP-HC a Success, POP-Trademark is Next
November 25, 2022

POP-HC a Success, POP-Trademark is Next

With the massive success of the automatic approval recordation system for Copyrights, simply known as "POP-HC," the Directorate General Intellectual Property (DGIP) is now set to release a similar program for Trademarks.

Am Badar & Am Badar included in “Most Recommended International IP Agencies” list by China IP Magazine
November 14, 2022

Am Badar & Am Badar included in “Most Recommended International IP Agencies” list by China IP Magazine

We are proud to share this valued acknowledgement by China IP Magazine

James Earl Jones Signs Off His Voice: What Are Image Rights?
October 27, 2022

James Earl Jones Signs Off His Voice: What Are Image Rights?

James Earl Jones has reportedly sign of the use of his voice to Disney. Ownership concerning one's voice, as well as other likeness including name, face, etc, falls under the realm of Image Rights. What exactly are Image Rights? What does it constitute? Is it a form of IP?

Various Intellectual Properties in The Food Industry
October 18, 2022

Various Intellectual Properties in The Food Industry

Intellectual Property Protection can safeguard many things, from the foremost step of manufacturing, i.e., the production of ingredients and creation of recipes, to the last stages, such as labeling, marketing, and branding of the final product. So, how much IP can you find in a box of Pizza?

Who Owns IP in Companies?
October 12, 2022

Who Owns IP in Companies?

Intellectual Property (IP) has become an important part of companies. Patent protection is a "friend" for technology companies that innovate; Copyright has also become crucial for companies, especially ones that produce designs and content. Or the most fundamental example: the brand of a company must also be protected because it consists of all Intellectual Property that is protected.

Gojek Sued Again!
October 07, 2022

Gojek Sued Again!

October did not start well for Nadiem Makarin and Goto. They are (again) accused of IP infringement by Hasan Azhari, who claims to have originated online-based taxibikes businesses.

Trade Secret Infringement
October 03, 2022

Trade Secret Infringement

Trade Secrets are an essential part of the market. Because of its value, its no wonder that dispute between companies regarding Trade Secrets isn't a rare occurrence. Here are a breakdown of infringements as stipulated in Indonesian Trade Secret Law.

International Week of The Deaf: 5 Deaf Inventors
September 29, 2022

International Week of The Deaf: 5 Deaf Inventors

Since 2009, the World Federation of the Deaf (WFD) has declared every last week of September to be “International Week of The Deaf”. This is an effort to provide a much needed boost for awareness on deaf issues. Society has the unfortunate tendency to neglect the weak and disabled, and rob their right to live a life of dignity and opportunity. However, it’s also important to note that a disability is not a curse, and many of the deaf and hard of hearing have left tremendous contributions to history. Here are some of those extraordinary figures

Henry Ford: Top 5 Essential Innovations
August 01, 2022

Henry Ford: Top 5 Essential Innovations

Henry Ford was a businessman and industrialist that is widely credited for making the automobile accessible to the general public. Here are a few of his highly impactful innovations.

How Intellectual Property Can Support Tourism
July 22, 2022

How Intellectual Property Can Support Tourism

Last June, The Directorate General of Intellectual Property announced that Bali will be pilot project for a program called "IP Tourism". This program is intended to build an IP based ecosystem in tourism sector. What exactly does this mean? How could IP support the tourism industry?

Are You Allowed to Use The National Emblem as Part of Your IP?
June 03, 2022

Are You Allowed to Use The National Emblem as Part of Your IP?

Garuda Pancasila, the people of Indonesia are already familiar with the symbol. The image of the Garuda bird facing left with symbols placed on its chest area, holding onto a piece of ribbon with ‘Bhinneka Tunggal Ika’ written on it. That is our country’s emblem.

Your Animation Studio Needs IP Management, Here's Why...
May 06, 2022

Your Animation Studio Needs IP Management, Here's Why...

Animation, the ever evolving part of the entertainment industry in the form of moving images  that keeps gaining popularity. The animation industry is capable of giving huge amounts of profit to countries if handled properly. We can take the Japanese animation industry as an example of what is considered a successful animation industry.  

Top 5 Trade Secrets in The Food Industry
April 14, 2022

Top 5 Trade Secrets in The Food Industry

five examples of notable trade secrets in the food industry.

Intellectual Property Through The Lens of Sharia Law
April 11, 2022

Intellectual Property Through The Lens of Sharia Law

Entering the month of Ramadhan, the theme of Sharia Law or Islamic Law began to be discussed quite a lot. The religious atmosphere during the fasting month which is celebrated by all Muslims encourages increased interest in learning all about religious topics, especially Sharia law, which is often used as a reference for Muslims on how to behave and carry out activities according to the Qur'an and Hadith.

NFT From The Perspective of Intellectual Property
December 12, 2021

NFT From The Perspective of Intellectual Property

What is traded in NFT? How does it work? What are the implications of NFT for intellectual property law?

Terms of Plant Variety Protection
November 10, 2021

Terms of Plant Variety Protection

According to Article 2 paragraph (1) of the PVP Law, it is stated that the varieties that can be given PVP include varieties of novelty, unique, uniform, stable, and be named

The History of Plant Variety Protection in Indonesia
November 03, 2021

The History of Plant Variety Protection in Indonesia

The Indonesian government has made efforts to improve this agricultural sector, to obtain good seeds so that the yields are higher, of course, at a lower cost. One of the ways to obtain such seeds is by research and discoveries made by "breeders" to create new plant varieties that are superior to the previous ones. Thus, in order to increase the interest and participation of individuals and legal entities to carry out plant breeding activities on inventing new superior varieties, plant breeders or plant variety protection rights holders need to be given certain rights and adequate legal protection for these rights.

Batik: Patent, Copyright or Industrial Design?
October 01, 2021

Batik: Patent, Copyright or Industrial Design?

A discussion on the IP classification for batik

Indonesia-Denmark Agreement regarding Intellectual Property
January 05, 2021

Indonesia-Denmark Agreement regarding Intellectual Property

On December 7th 2020, Indonesian government through Directorate General of Intellectual Property (DJKI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Denmark Patent and Trademark Office (DKPTO).

Geographical Indications as Reputation, Quality and Characteristics Indications
January 06, 2020

Geographical Indications as Reputation, Quality and Characteristics Indications

Geographical Indication is part of intellectual property which is a sign that indicates the area of ??origin of goods and/or products which due to geographical environmental factors are able to provide a certain reputation, quality, and characteristics of the goods and / or products produced so as to increase the sale value of the goods and / or product.

Arbitration & Mediation as an Alternative Dispute Resolution  for Intellectual Property Case
October 17, 2019

Arbitration & Mediation as an Alternative Dispute Resolution for Intellectual Property Case

In today’s globalization of trade, the increasing of commercialization of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) can be an important asset owned by rights holders on economic factors. However, the real impact of such rights holders also give rise problems or disputes causing economical losses for the owners of intellectual property rights in their activities.