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Indonesia

Patent filing & translation requirements

Below we’ve listed the patent filing and translation requirements for Indonesia. Whilst we endeavour to ensure these regulations remain up-to-date, they are subject to change. We advise you check with the local patent office or relevant counsel regarding any questions about country specific regulations.

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Direct Route: Filing & Translation Requirements in Indonesia
LanguageIndonesian
Filing Deadline12 months
Filing ExtensionNo
Translation Extension30 day extension for specification
Power of AttorneyYes, should be submitted within 3 months of filing (A 2 month extension is available, original required, notarized: No, legalized: No)
General POA AcceptedNo
AssignmentsYes, should be submitted within 3 months of filing (A 2 month extension is available)
Excess Claims Fee Due at FilingYes
Claims Amendment Possible at FilingNo
Fee for Amending Claims at FilingN/A
Request for Examination DeadlineDue within 36 months from the international filing date
Can Examination be Requested at Filing?Yes
Patent Prosecution HighwaySometimes (Only if they claim priority from a Japanese application and have a positive examination result from the JPO)
Priority Document16 months from earliest priority date, certified copy, translation required
PCT Route: Filing & Translation Requirements in Indonesia
LanguageIndonesian
Filing Deadline31 months
Filing ExtensionNo
Translation Extension30 days (Title and Abstract due at filing)
Power of AttorneyYes, should be submitted within 3 months of filing (A 2 month extension is available, original required, notarized: No, legalized: No)
General POA AcceptedYes
AssignmentsYes, should be submitted within 3 months of filing (a further 2 month extension is available)
Excess Claims Fee Due at FilingYes
Claims Amendment Possible at FilingYes
Fee for Amending Claims at FilingN/A
Request for Examination DeadlineDue within 36 months from the international filing date
Can Examination be Requested at Filing?Yes
Patent Prosecution HighwaySometimes (Only if they claim priority from a Japanese application and have a positive examination result from the JPO)

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