Asean’S Lack of Integration in Trademark Registration Related to Asean Economic Community (AEC) by 2015

Edy Santoso, Martin Roestamy


This paper aims to identify a lack of integration system in trademark registration and discus the model of ASEAN’s integration system in trademark. Nowadays, improving the efficiency of the administration and protection of intellectual property rights (IPRs) is very important. It will impact to leverage on IPRs generated in and out of the region to pursue its development and economic integration goals. Therefore, an effort to integrate the trademarks registration system in single ASEAN registration system is very crucial to be prepared. It is in line with the implementation planning of ASEAN Economic Community by 2015. A lack of integration system in trademark registration will impact to a lack of effectiveness in regulating, filling and enforcing the trademark in all ASEAN member states. Furthermore, it will impact to increase the risk of the spread of counterfeit goods in ASEAN region. This paper identified that a lack of integration in trademark registration are caused of a lack of ICT platform policy implementation, a gap on trademark legislation, and language of instruction policy on the web so that there are found three class categories of member states in implementation the registration system in ASEAN member states. Thus, ASEAN should create the new model of ASEAN Trademark System (ATS).

Keywords: ASEAN’s lack of Integration, ASEAN Economic Community, Trademark Registration.

The research is financed by University of Djuanda, Bogor, Indonesia and it has presented in Poster Session at 2013 ILA-ASIL Asia-Pacific Research Forum, on May 15-17, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China.

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