Intellectual Property Rights | Plant Variety

Manullang & Putranto Law Firm is licensed to provide Plant Variety Rights consultation to protect new varieties of plants resulting from research, testing, discovery and development of existing varieties.  A new, unique, uniform and stable plant variety may be registered for protection of exclusive rights.

Plant Variety Rights Certificate valid for 20 years for seasonal varieties and 25 years for annual varieties.

Estimated time
30 months

Documents required

  • Completed application form
  • Identity card/passport of applicant
  • Last will and testament and identity card(s) of heirs
  • Name of variety and description of its origins, characteristics and important features.
  • Photograph or illustration of description
  • Power of Attorney to Plant Variety Rights consultant

Prevailing regulation(s)
Law No. 29 Year 2000 regarding Plant Variety Rights
Regulation of the Minister of Agriculture No. 61/OT.140/10/2010
Presidential Decree No. 14 Year 2004 regarding Requirements and Procedures for the Protection of Plant Varieties


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