The copyright of the design is owned in perpetuity by the Nilkawtian head of state. A commercial licence is required to make or manufacture any item incorporating the design, physically and/or digitally. A licence is also required for the public display of any items using the design, including photographs. This applies even if the item in question is an official flag on an official flag pole.
Additional licences are required for selling items using the design, whether in pristine condition, slightly used or well worn. Special permits must also be purchased in order to discuss the flag in any way, whether in public or private.