FAQ

T1. What type of trademark can be registered?
Traditional trademark (in 2D) and non-traditional trademark (3D, sound, hologram).

T2. How long will it take to conduct trademark search?
6 working days.

T3. Does Indonesia adopt first-to-file or first-to-use system?
First-to-file system.

T4. How long does it take from filing to registration?
About 1,5-2 years.

T5. Can a trademark be registered in the name of more than one applicant ( i.e. joint application)? If so, what are its requirements?
Yes, a power of attorney in the name of the applicants.

T6. How long the validity period for trademark protection?
10 years and may be renewed for period of 10 years each.

T7. Is use required for maintaining the registration in force?
Yes, the trademark owner shall submit statement of use as requirement for renewal.

T8. Can assignment or change of name/address for an application be recorded?
Yes, but only for application which is filed after November 25, 2016.

T9. Is recording a license agreement compulsory? What are the consequences of not recording?
Yes, if it is not be recorded it has no legal effect for third party.

T10.Can the trademark application be opposed and what is the opposition period?
Yes. If the application is filed before November 25, 2016, the opposition period is within 3 months of the official gazette date.
If the application is filed after November 25, 2016, the opposition period is within 2 months of the official gazette date.

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PT. Abu Ghazaleh Intellectual Property Consulting and Training Gandaria 8 Office Tower 8th Fl, Jl. Sultan Iskandar Muda, Kebayoran Lama, Jakarta Selatan 12240

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Telephone: +622129851613
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Email: indonesia@agip.com
Contact: Erika Rosalin (Ms)

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