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The Indonesian Intellectual Property Service

The New Indonesian Patent Law: Law nr. 13 of Year 2016 regarding Patent

After years of discussion, the draft of a new Patent Law has been accepted by the Indonesian parliament on its plenary session on 28 July 2016. Then, the President of the Republic of Indonesia on 26 August 2016 validated the draft to become a new Indonesian Patent Law: Law number 13 of Year 2016 regarding Patent (Undang-undang (UU) Nomor 13 Tahun 2016 tentang Paten).  The Minister of Law and Human Rights of the Republic of Indonesia enacted the law on 26 Agustus 2016 in the State Gazette Number 176 of Year 2016 and in the Additional State Gazette Number 5922 of Year 2016. The new Patent Law contains 173 Articles and 20 Chapters.