The Rouse Magazine

Geographical Indications

Indonesia’s new Law on Trade Marks and Geographical Indications

The new Trade Mark and Geographical Indication Law was passed by Parliament on 27 October 2016 and is expected to come into effect by 27 November 2016 or sooner depending on when the President ratifies the Law. Applications filed before the new Law comes into effect, will be processed under the old Law no. 15 of 2001.