Trademark Filing Requirements in Indonesia

Dear friends and colleagues,   If you are a non-Indonesian individual/company, by law you can either file a Trademark in Indonesia through the Madrid Protocol (if your country is a member of the Madrid Protocol) or you can file nationally by appointing a registered IP agent/attorney in Indonesia. Should you choose the latter, you will…

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…

INDONESIA: Extension of time to fulfill the obligation for unpaid patent annual fee for patent holders

The Director General of Intellectual Property of the Republic of Indonesia, Dr. Freddy Harris, A.C.C.S., has announced the extension of time to fulfill the obligation for the unpaid patent annual fee for patent holders in Indonesia. Previously in August 2018, the Indonesian IP Office had announced that failure to pay up the ‘debt’ caused by the…

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…