AMR Partnership

Annuity Circular


Annuity Circular

Dear Clients and Colleagues,

As stipulated under Article 115 paragraph (2) of the Patent Law no:14/2001 as shown hereinbelow: Article 115

(1) If within 3 (three) consecutive years a Patent Holder has not paid the annual fees as stipulated in Article 18 and Article 114, the relevant Patent shall be deemed void commencing from the date constituting the time limit for the payment for the third year.

(2) If the failure to meet the obligation regarding the payment of annual fees concerns with the payment of annual fees for the eighteenth (18th) and subsequent years, the relevant Patent shall be deemed void on the time limit for the payment of annual fee for the relevant year.

(3) The revocation of a Patent on the grounds as referred to in paragraph (1) shall be recorded and announced. the Indonesian Patent Office has announced that the payment of annuity for the year of 18th (eighteenth), 19th (nineteenth) and 20th (twentieth) shall be made right on time within its due date and no possibility of late payment even though accompanied with a surcharge. Failing to comply with such rule, the Patent Office will not accept the payment and issue the receipt thereof and the patent will be void accordingly.

We truly appreciate for your kind understanding in this matter.

Best regards,

Law Firm AMR PARTNERSHIP