Our professional trademark attorney in Indonesia will prepare and file your trademark for registration at Directorate General of Intellectual Property Rights.
®️ Registration of non-traditional trademarks is possible in Indonesia (3d marks, smells, sounds, etc.) according to The new Trade Mark and Geographical Indication Law (from December, 2017). Indonesia is quite a popular country for trademarking, thanks to its rapid economic growth and huge population.
🤝 Our clients from China, Thailand, South Korea as well as other regions filed numerous trademark applications in Indonesia from 2016 to 2022. Our attorney specializes in Intellectual Property and can file your trademarks, patents and designs in this country.
Indonesia is a first to file country and is a member of WIPO since 1979, however, the Madrid Protocol will enter into force for Indonesia on January 2, 2018. Trademarks are registered at Directorate General of Intellectual Property (DGIP). With 40 000 trademark application filed each year, only 10 000 are filed by foreign applicants, which demonstrates the understanding of how important the trademarks are for local businesses. You can access additional information regarding IP statistics in Indonesia here.
Note, that the price of a registration request includes the final registration fees in Indonesia. The prices do not include any legal defenses in case of oppositions or objections.
Registration Procedure & Requirements
Trademark protection is obtained by registration and Indonesia is a first-to-file country. A Trademark Application process is available online for local residents and businesses, however, if you are not from Indonesia you will need a local attorney. You can hire Bonamark, our attorney will file and submit the application to the Trademark Office of Indonesia for you. Moreover, if you or your company do not have a local domicile or office, you are bound by law to hire an attorney to represent you. Our experienced attorney from one of top law firms will handle the entire process.
Registrable trademarks: all distinctive names, logos, words or characters, pictures, symbols, a composition of colors or their combinations as well as three-dimensional marks, sounds and hologram marks. The official fee is 2 mln. IDR, there is no official fee for publication or issuing the certificate.
We will require:
- Trademark itself;
- Name of the applicant;
- Address of the applicant;
- List of goods/products;
- Class or classes in which the products/services fall into. The country uses the 11th edition of the Nice Classification;
- Duly signed power of attorney (original, no notarization or legalization is required - available upon request)
- Duly signed Declaration (original, no notarization or legalization is required - available upon request)
You may clarify or limit the goods/services but you may not expand or broaden the goods/services after filing.
Extensive Trademark Search & Study
Available online, You can request a free trademark search online on our website or here:
Trademark Database which contains 881 000 registered and filed trademarks in Indonesia. The database is frequently updated and you can rely on the information you get from the website. However, we recommend ordering a trademark study as this will allow you to check the probability of registration of your trademark in Indonesia, calculated by an experienced attorney. Please note that the official search for prior registered or applied trademarks is conducted only in the class in which the application has been filed.
Indonesia Trademark Registration Process
- Filing of a trademark
- Formal examination of the application
- Publication stage - 2 months. During these two months, the trademark application can be opposed
- Substantive examination
A trademark registration is valid for 10 years starting from the filing date and is renewable for periods of 10 years. If a trademark is not used for 3 consequent years it will become vulnerable to non-use cancellations. The entire process takes around 14-20 months.
Our Intellectual Property Services
We offer the following services in Indonesia:
- Trademark Search (wordmark only) in Indonesia
- Trademark Registration
- Trademark renewal
- Trademark oppositions - within 2 months from the date of publication
- Defenses in case of oppositions or objections/office actions in Indonesia
- Trademark assignment
- Change of name/Change of Address
If you are interested in any of these services, please do not hesitate to contact us.
When you register your trademark, you’ll be able to:
1. Take legal action against anyone who uses your brand without your permission, including counterfeiters
2. Put the ® symbol next to your brand - to show that it’s yours and warn others against using it
3. Sell and license your brand
Bonamark registers international trademarks and brands in Indonesia since 2016 and successfully registered hundreds of marks in this country. We focus on providing high quality support during the entire process.
Trademark Renewals in Indonesia
A trademark is renewable for a period of 10 years and valid from the filing date.
- A mark can be renewed within 12 months before the expiration of the current trademark registration.
Trademark renewal schedule
The price is 549$ for one class. The government fee is included in the price.
Trademark renewal process
Please contact us using the following form in order to request a trademark renewal. The process is rather simple, our attorney will become your representative and will pay the renewal fee.
How to apply
In Indonesia we will require a Power of Attorney and a declaration of use in order to start the process.
How fast the process is
The process takes approximately 1-2 months, and a Renewal Certificate is issued.
What if the deadline is missed?
The mark expires without any ways of restoration, a new mark must be filed. There is no grace period in Indonesia, if you miss the deadline the mark will expire.
Filing date: 01.09.2019
Registration date: 01.09.2021
Expiration date: 01.09.2029
The earliest date for filing a renewal: 01.09.2028
Please be informed that the dates are determined to the best of our knowledge and we take no responsibility if the calculations are incorrect. We recommend that you contact us with an actual case in order to determine the renewal date with the highest accuracy possible.