Trademark/Servicemark Registration Procedure in Indonesia:
An application will enter the substantive examination stage within 30 (thirty) days of its filing date at the latest. This examination stage lasts for 9 (nine) months.
An allowed application will be published in the Official Trademark Journal whereas a rejected one will be officially informed to the applicant (or its proxy).
The owner of a rejected application (or its proxy) may file an argument to contest the Trademark Office's decision within 30 (thirty) days of date of the Official Notice of Rejection.
If accepted, the application will, then, be published in the Official Trademark Journal. In case of rejection, the applicant (or its proxy) will be notified in writing by the Trademark Office.
The publication stage lasts for 3 (three) months (instead of 6 under the former law). During this stage, any parties may file an Opposition in writing to the Trademark Office and no time extension allowed.
The applicant or its proxy may file a Response (Counter Statement) against the Opposition within 2 (two) months of date of the Notice of Opposition from the Trademark Office.
The application will, then, be re-examined. This re-examination lasts for 2 (two) months at the latest.
In case no objection filed against a published application, a mark will be registered within 30 (thirty) days after its publication stage is over.
The documents necessary for filing a trademark/servicemark application are as follows: