Utility Models: Indonesia

General Information

International Agreements : Paris Convention, PCT

Patent Types : Utility Model

Novelty Requirements : Yes

Claiming priority : Yes - Priority document should be submitted not later than 3 months after the end of the priority date.

Examination : Conducted 6 months after the filing date without applicant’s request.

Protection Period : 10 Years from filing date and not extendable.

Publication : 6 months after the end of the priority date or 6 months after the filing date.

Annuities : Yearly
Deadlines for payment : Registration date 
Grace period for payments : None.

Compulsory Licensing : Yes, if the Utility Model is not used within 3 years after the patent was granted.

Notes :

  • Power of Attorney and Deed of Assignment need neither notarization nor legalization. 
  • Power of Attorney should obligatorily be submitted on the filing date. 
  • Deed of Assignment could be submitted within 4 weeks after the filing date. 
  • The Patent Office would notify the attorney if the application lacks some particulars.
  • The invention could have only 1 (one) claim. 


Filing Requirements

Utility Models Filing Requirements

  1. Power of Attorney signed by the applicant.
  2. Deed of Assignment if the inventor and applicant are different.
  3. Description in English.
  4. PCT documents, if the application is national phase. 


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