Filing Requirements for Overseas Applicants
Late filing of documents
The documents of Power of Attorney, Declaration and Assignment can be submitted to the Directorate General of Intellectual Property Rights (the Directorate General), at the latest 3 (three) months from the date of notice issued by the Directorate General.
Additional Filing Requirements for Indonesian Applicants
Formal Examination. The Examiners at the Directorate General shall conduct an examination on an application according to the provisions as provided for in the prevailing laws and regulation.The Right to design shall not be granted if a design is contrary to the prevailing laws and regulation, public order, religion, or morality.
The Directorate General shall notify the applicant regarding the refusal of an application or notify the assumption that the application is deemed withdrawn. The applicant or his proxy shall be given a chance to file an objection against the refusal or the assumption of withdrawal within a period of 30 (thirty) working days at the latest as of the date of receipt of the notification. Where the applicant does not file any objection against the decision on the refusal or the withdrawal by the Directorate General, the decision shall be permanent.
Upon the decision on the refusal or withdrawal by the Directorate General, the applicant or his proxy can bring a lawsuit at the Commercial Court.
Publication & Opposition. The application, which has met the requirements, shall be published for 3 (three) months by the Directorate General for public inspection and opposition.Within the publication, any party may file an objection/opposition against your design application.
Against the opposition, the applicant may submit a counter at the latest 3 (three) months as of the date of sending the notification by the Directorate General. Only where there is an objection against an application, the Examiners shall conduct a substantive examination. The Examiners shall use the objection and the counter that had been submitted as material for consideration in examining whether to grant or to refuse the application. If no opposition is filed or if the opposition is unsuccessful, the application shall be granted registration and a Certificate of Registration will issue.
An applicant whose application has been refused may file a lawsuit at the Commercial Court within the period of 3 (three) months at the latest as of the date of notification.
The detail procedure of registration of an industrial design can be found in Industrial Design flow chart.
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