Trademark Registration in Indonesia

Indonesia Trademark Registration – How to Register and its Benefits

A trademark attorney will process a trademark registration in Indonesia by conducting the below-mentioned steps:

Step 1. Trademark’s Comprehensive Study:

Before filing for trademark registration in Indonesia, one must assess all probable challenges that could come in the way of the registration process. This Comprehensive Study of the trademark helps in making a list of all comparable trademarks (graphically or phonetically) that might conflict with the one selected by you.

Step 2. Request of Trademark Registration:

The next step is that an attorney files your trademark registration in Indonesia and fulfils all necessary steps in the Trademark Office for getting registration approval. After the trademark is filed, we send the filing report comprising of the application number, date, and a scanned copy of the complete application.

Will I get any right after having a registered trademark in Indonesia?

Registration is compulsory to get rights to a trademark. The first-to-file rule is valid in Indonesia. Usually, prior use is accepted and effective.

Will anyone contest with my trademark?

Yes, anyone can oppose

On what grounds can a Trademark Application be Cancelled?

Trademark can be opposed in case of:
  • Personal name and registered name conflict
  • Copyright breach
  • Geographical indicartion
  • Deceptive mark
  • Misleading mark
  • Proprietary rights

What is the use of my trademark before I apply for registration?

Neither actual, nor intense use required for application.

Is there any timeline or the approval of trademark registration?

The average timeline for approval of the registration is 36 months, provided no objections or oppositions happen

If I register my trademark in Indonesia, do I have protection in other territories?

The limit is only exist within the Indonesia

What are the various kinds of trademarks permitted to be registered in Indonesia?

Any sign that can be graphically depicted and can set apart a product/service from its competitors can be registered:

  • Names
  • Slogans
  • Words
  • Devices
  • Holograms
  • Certification and collective marks
  • 3-D shapes

Is sign needed from power of Authority during registration?

Yes, it is necessary to complete the registration process

When will I have to renew my trademark?

Subsequent renewals should be done every 10 years.

What would be the renewal date for a trademark?

The first renewal date of a trademark registration in Indonesia is 10 years counted from the date of application filing.

What documentation is needed while renewing a trademark?

A power of attorney, Declaration of use (DAU), Petition of renewal is needed for renewals

Do I get a grace period after my trademark expires?

There is no grace period will be provided.

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