What is an Intellectual Property ?
is the main purpose of an intellectual property law ?
Which intellectual properties can be protected in Aruba
What tasks are commended to the Aruban Bureau of
and service marks
do I need to know before I register a trademark:
What is a trade or service mark ?
What may the sign of trade or service mark consist of ?
Who is considered to be the Trademark owner in Aruba ?
objections can the Bureau raise to the registration of a trademark ?
Can I register a slogan as a trademark ?
Can I register my tradename as a trademark ?
Can I register an idea or a concept as a trademark ?
I use a trademark, which has been turned down by the Bureau?
Can the Bureau turn down a trademark petition, because
it has already registered an identical or a close match of this trademark?
is the difference between a trademark-agent and the Bureau?
What is the valid period of a registered trademark?
does a registration void?
What is the effective date of a registration?
What can I do if I don’t have a domicile in Aruba?
How can I find out if a trademark is already registered
the Bureau effectuate a search when I file a petition for a registration?
Do I have to register my trademark?
Do I have to register my trademark in each country to
which I am exporting my products?
can I register my trademark?
What do I have to do to register my trademark?
What are the minimum requirements?
What amount do I have to pay at the Bureau when
depositing my trademark?
Does my petition get a number?
Will the Bureau send my invoice to me if my trademark
What happens after I file my petition for a trademark?
information of my registered mark do I have to change if there is a change?
Which information of my registered mark can I or do I
have to change if some required information has changed?
Which information can not be changed?
Do I have to pay for the changes to be made?
What does the signs®, © and TM
it official to use these signs in Aruba?
What is the difference between a trademark and a
Can I act against unauthorized use of my trademark if
my trademark is registered?
Can I act against unauthorized use of a trademark that
I am using for years, but which is not registered?
What is the legal procedure in such a case?
Is there anything I can do before I go to court in such a case?
Is there a period restriction in the Aruba Trademarks
Act regarding opposition?
Can the Bureau give me information about the owner and
about the importer of the products of a specific trademark?
For how long can I protect my trademark in Aruba?
What do I have to do if I no longer want my trademark
to be protected?
How can I assign or license my trademark?
I get a monopoly if I have a trademark?
Is a Trademark registered in Aruba valid in foreign countries?
What will the new Trademarks Act contain?
is a patent?
Aruba has its own Patent Act?
What is the procedure when filing a petition for a
protection do I get?
Does Aruba effectuate an international search?
What kind of patent can be granted by the Bureau of
Intellectual Property in Aruba?
Am I protected in Aruba if I already have been granted a
patent in the Netherlands Antilles or in the Netherlands?
are the minimum requirements for a patent?
can I file a petition in Aruba if I don’t have a domicile in Aruba?
the Patent Act of Aruba recognize the priority grace period?
does the term “patent pending” mean?
How long does it take to get a patent granted?
a patent filed in Aruba valid in foreign countries?
can I assign or license my patent?
the Aruba Patent Act provide an exception in which a patented invention may not
much do I have to pay for filing my
petition for a patent?
What is a copyright?
Who is the owner of a copyright?
What is public disclosure?
What kind of works can be registered?
are the rights of the author?
What are economic rights?
What are moral rights?
can I transfer, assign or license my copyrights?
is granted ?
What works are not granted copyright protection?
is the validity period of a copyright?
Do I have to register
Do I have to deposit a copy of my work at the Bureau?
do I have to do to register my copyrights?
Do I have to protect my work myself?
Copyrights valid in foreign countries?
What will the new Copyrights Act contain?
I1) What is an
I2) What are
the minimum requirements?
I3) What is the
valid period of an industrial design?
E1) What is an
U1) Does Aruba
recognize protection against unfair competition?