Central Jakarta Commercial Court Decides on YOSHIKAWA & Logo of Yoshikawa Corp. As a Well-Known Mark and Cancels YOSHIKAWA Trademark Registration in Class 21 in the name of Local Registrant

Central Jakarta Commercial Court Decides on YOSHIKAWA & Logo of Yoshikawa Corp. As a Well-Known Mark and Cancels YOSHIKAWA Trademark Registration in Class 21 in the name of Local Registrant

Featured Image by Sasun Bughdaryan on Unsplash Some businesses are so successful that their brand becomes so well-known and loved by many consumers all over the world because their products are simply of high quality and affordable to the masses. But sometimes those brand owners forgot if they have properly protected their brand as trademarks…

Taiwan KYEC Trademark Owner Reclaims His Rights From Bad Faith Trademark Squatter

Taiwan KYEC Trademark Owner Reclaims His Rights From Bad Faith Trademark Squatter

Featured Image by KYEC Taiwan What is the worst nightmare if you are a trademark owner? When you suddenly wake up in the morning and realised that your customers have now turned into your adverse competitor, using and registering your trademark as their own! That’s unfortunately what happened to Kunyee Industrial Ltd. which had not any…

Considering The Likelihood Of Confusion Before Filing A Trademark Application

Considering The Likelihood Of Confusion Before Filing A Trademark Application

Featured Image by taichi nakamura on Unsplash Before filing a new trademark application, overcoming the likelihood of confusion between your proposed mark with similar earlier registered trademarks and currently pending trademark applications should be your first and main concern. If a brand owner has addressed the such issue from day one, he or she would…

5 Reasons Why Appointing an IP Consultant When Filing Trademark Application is Still Crucial Even for the Local Applicants?

5 Reasons Why Appointing an IP Consultant When Filing Trademark Application is Still Crucial Even for the Local Applicants?

Featured Image by Hunters Race on Unsplash If you file a trademark application in other countries as a foreign applicant, it is a no-brainer for you to understand that you would need a local trademark attorney or proxy or an IP Consultant to represent you in filing a trademark application to the local PTO on…

E-Certificates for Intellectual Property Registrations

E-Certificates for Intellectual Property Registrations

Featured Image by David Nitschke on Unsplash Intellectual Property Registration Certificates are very important for patents, trademarks, and industrial design owners. These official papers are the proofs of ownership for their particular intellectual properties registered in the Registrar’s Office. These days, however, e-certificates have been issued by many PTOs due to the increasing demands of IP…

How to Successfully Register Slogan As A Trademark?

How to Successfully Register Slogan As A Trademark?

In some jurisdictions, as in Indonesia and some other countries, registering a slogan as a trademark can be as straightforward as filing a non-slogan trademark application so long as the word(s) used in the slogan is/are not similar or identical to that/those of other existing trademark applications or registrations and they could comply with the substantive and formal requirements.