Trademark Indonesia is a “Mark” of any image, name, word, letter, number, color arrangement or combination of any of these elements which is useful to distinguish in the trading activity of goods or services. many, many kinds of goods and services. Here are some examples of product trademarks that feature names, letters, pictures, and words. Here are some examples for brand that we found having some similiarities each other.
- Supermie Sedap VS Mie Sedap Wingsfood (Instant Noodles)
These two instant ramen-like noodles is using “sedap” / delicious in their brand name. Then, to avoid lawsuit, mie sedap from wingsfood choose to add another two “a” so they become mie sedaaap nowadays. Their packaging seems almost identical to each others, using white and red colour.
2. Larutan cap kaki tiga VS cap badak
You could see the similiarity just from this canned drinks design. It is 90% identical each others. This canned – flavoured drinks is believed and marketed for increasing body immunity. But none of medical research backing it or speaking for it.
3. Agar-agar swallow VS Bola Dunia
Both of these instant jelly powder is have yellow design, but their different factor is their font size and placement. Somebody need ip law consultant to handle things like this if want to file a case.
Trademark, as regulated in Article 1 number 1 of Law No. 15 of 2001 concerning Marks (“Trademark Law”), is a sign in the form of a picture, name, word, letters, numbers, color arrangement, or a combination of these elements that have the power of differentiation and are used in trading activities or service. Whereas a Trademark is a Mark that is used on goods traded by a person or several persons jointly or a legal entity to differentiate from other similar goods. 
The owner of a registered mark has exclusive rights relating to his mark. This gives him the right to use the mark and prevents unauthorized third parties from using that mark, or similar confusing brands. The brand also prevents consumers and the public from confusing product. Judging from its use, you as a businessman and registered owner are the parties who know the purpose of trademark registration and the use of the trademark that you own.
In accordance with the function of the brand that is intended to prevent consumers from confusion or confusion from your product with other company’s products, then the registered brand that you have can be maximized according to your needs. So, having two registered brands does not violate the law as long as they are used according to the type of goods registered.
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