Indonesia employs a 'first-to-file' trademark system, which means that protection of the mark is granted to the first party who successfully submits and receives trademark registration for the relevant mark. However, certain trademarks published in Indonesia may be similar or identical to registered trademarks used in Indonesia or other jurisdictions. Therefore, trademark holders should monitor trademarks published in Indonesia and be prepared to file oppositions against similar or identical trademarks.
The opposition period in Indonesia is two months from the publication of a trademark application. If an opposition is filed within this period, the Trademark Office will consider it when conducting substantive examinations of the application.
For more information about Trademark Opposition, please contact email@example.com.
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