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Legal Basis Law No. 15 year 2001 concerning Trademark effective 1 August 2001
Major international treaties signed
  • Paris Convention effective 24 December 1950
  • Trademark Law Treaty effective 5 September 1997
  • Agreement on Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS)
  • Madrid Protocol effective January 2nd, 2018
Cost of obtaining a trademark Please contact us at indonesia@mirandah.com
Average time to obtain a trademark 18 to 24 months
Official language for trademark prosecution Bahasa Indonesia
Registrable marks A sign in the form of a picture, name, word, letters, numerals, composition of colors, or a combination of said elements, having distinguishing features and used in the activities of trade in goods or services
Filing and prosecution procedures Stage 1: Filing
Stage 2: Formality Examination
Stage 3: Substantive Examination
Stage 4: Publication
Stage 5: Opposition (if any)
Stage 6: Registration
Stage 7: Renewal
Number of classes 45 (10th Edition Nice Classification)
Multiple class filing Available
Filing of series marks Not available
Necessary document for filing Power of Attorney
Statement of Mark Ownership
Common objections Deceptiveness
Bad faith
Prior conflicting rights
Non-distinctiveness
Descriptiveness
Extension of office action deadlines Not available
Opposition term 3 months
Term of trademark protection 10 years (renewable)
Restoration of lapsed trademark Not available
Parallel Imports Not available
Minimum period of use to avoid non-use cancellation action 3 years (continuous)
Useful links www.dgip.go.id

 

Infringement offence Available
Specialised courts for IP Not available
Outline of the enforcement steps Civil
Infringement pursuant to the Law No. 15 Year 2001 concerning Marks

Criminal
Trademark counter/infringement pursuant to the Law No. 15 Year 2001 concerning Marks
Border Measures

Relief against groundless threats Not available
Declaration of non-infringement Not available
Preliminary injunctions As per below
Time frame for various legal actions Infringement proceedings (civil case): 4 to 7 months for first instance and 4 to 7 months for Cassation
Revocation: 4 to 7 months for first instance and 4 to 7 months for Cassation
Alternative dispute resolution Mediation
Arbitration
Conciliation
Availability of damages and other relief for infringement Revocation (Cancellation Action)
Civil Remedies Injunction
Damages
Criminal Sanctions Trade Description Order
Monetary fines or imprisonment or both

Border Measure
Seizure; detention; forfeiture of counterfeit trademark goods

Trademark Applications

Year Resident Non-Resident Total
2001 26,128 12,520 38648
2002 20,423 9,581 50427
2003 28,317 8,023 36340
2004 35,626 13,685 49311
2005 30,734 10,082 40816
2006 36,644 16,005 52649
2007 32,181 11,078 43259
2008 33,555 14,051 47606
2009 37,759 5,018 42777
2010 43,269 4,525 47794
2011 50,653 2,543 53196
2013 44,288 16,695 60983
2014 34,521 11,931 46452
2015 37,090 10,454 47544

Trademark Registrations

Year Resident Non-Resident Total
2013 12,020 4,935 16955
2014 25,926 9,348 35274
2015 25,920 11,040 36960

Source: WIPO