INDONESIA UPDATE: Official Fees Increase as per Government Regulation No. 28 Year 2019

The Government of the Republic of Indonesia has issued Government Regulation No. 28 Year 2019 which regulates the official fees for public service matters, including intellectual property matter. This sudden announcement was issued on April 29, 2019 and there are several fees that have increased, among others, patent substantive examination fees, recordal fees, patent maintenance…

Follow @AFFAIPR on Instagram!

We have set up an Instagram account (@AFFAIPR) for you to follow. You will expect us to post regularly about the development of Intellectual Property matters in Indonesia, Timor Leste, and Papua New Guinea. However, the consultations will still be delivered via email, phone call, or face to face meeting. If you have any feedback…

Follow @AFFAIPR on Instagram!

Dear valued clients, associates, and colleagues,   We have set up an Instagram account (@AFFAIPR) for you to follow. You will expect us to post regularly about the development of Intellectual Property matters in Indonesia, Timor Leste, and Papua New Guinea. However, the consultations will still be delivered via email, phone call, or face to…

Settle the outstanding annuities, or no new patent filings will be allowed – the DGIP’s latest move to ensure all debts are settled

In the past few days, the Directorate General of Intellectual Property of the Republic of Indonesia (the DGIP)  has sent notices to foreign patent owners with regard to the patent holders’ obligations to pay the outstanding annuities within 6 months. Failure to pay up the ‘debt’ caused by the outstanding annuities will result in the…

Ingin Mendaftarkan Merek di Amerika Serikat? Baca Ini Terlebih Dahulu

Jika Anda ingin melakukan ekspansi usaha ke Amerika Serikat, maka sangatlah penting bagi Anda untuk segera mengajukan permohonan pendaftaran Merek di Amerika Serikat. Namun sebelum Anda melakukan hal tersebut, ada beberapa pilihan yang harus diperhatikan mengenai “Filing Basis“. Di Amerika Serikat, ada 4 jenis Filing Basis yang Anda dapat pilih. Kami akan ulas masing-masing pilihan yang dapat Anda…

[LOWONGAN] Patent Scientist (Farmasi)

AFFA Intellectual Property Rights Indonesia & Timor Leste membutuhkan 1 (satu) Patent Scientist dalam bidang Farmasi yang memenuhi kriteria-kriteria di bawah ini: Lulusan Strata-1 Jurusan farmasi ; Bisa berbahasa Inggris / Bahasa Indonesia ( Fluent – written dan oral ) ; Mempunyai pengalaman  bekerja minimal 1 – 2 tahun pernah bekerja di Direktorat Jenderal Kekayaan Intelektual  sebagai…

5 Hal Yang Harus Anda Perhatikan Sebelum Mendaftarkan Merek

Bisnis maupun usaha Anda tidak dapat dilepaskan dari Brand atau Trademark yang merupakan identitas dari produk maupun jasa yang Anda tawarkan. Meskipun demikian, agar Merek Anda dapat dilindingi secara hukum di Indonesia, ada 5 hal yang harus Anda perhatikan  sebelum mendaftarkan Merek.   1. Apakah Merek Anda deskriptif? Agar dapat didaftarkan, Merek haruslah bersifat unik. Apabila Merek…