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The Amendment of Trademark Law in Indonesia
Background Having passed through a fairly tough formulation phase and accompanied by inputs from various parties ranging from academics, legal practitioners in the field of intellectual property and officials in the Directorate General of Intellectual Property of the Republic of Indonesia since several years ago, finally on November 25, 2016 the Law No. 20 Year 2016 on Trademark and Geographical Indication was signed and promulgated by the President of the Republic of Indonesia, Joko Widodo. Law No. 20 Year 2016 is a substitute of Law No. 15 Year 2001. The considerations for the amendment or revision of Trademark Law No. 15 Year 2001 were as follows: a. The process and procedure of trademark registration as set forth in the previous Trademark Law was too complex and time consuming; b. There are regulations that did not comply with international conventions that have been ratified; c. The existence of Indonesia's plan to become a member of the Madrid protocol.
The Amended Points Under the new Law on Trademark & Geographical Indication, several changes are made, including:
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