The Rouse Magazine

Domain Names

Launch of Internet Domain .africa

From Tuesday, 4 April 2017, trade mark owners who have validated their trade marks will be able to register matching domain names with the .africa extension. This sunrise period will run for 60 days until 2 June 2017.

Geographical Indications

Indonesia’s new Law on Trade Marks and Geographical Indications

The new Trade Mark and Geographical Indication Law was passed by Parliament on 27 October 2016 and is expected to come into effect by 27 November 2016 or sooner depending on when the President ratifies the Law. Applications filed before the new Law comes into effect, will be processed under the old Law no. 15 of 2001.

Trade Marks