Firms in the Spotlight Intellectual property

Frans Winarta & Partners

FWP has dedicated its highly valuable service to the protection of intellectual property rights in Indonesia through Winarta Intellectual Property Practice (WIP). The professionalism and good capabilities of the firm in handling various cases of intellectual property have made WIP as one of the leading firms in Indonesia. We believe that all staffs, lawyers and …

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Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners, a member firm of Baker McKenzie

Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners, a member firm of Baker McKenzie advises a number of blue-chip and international companies on their portfolio management, handling a mixture of contentious and non-contentious work in the IP space. As a full-service firm, the team is able to advise on the IP-related elements of wider transactional mandates relating to a range of different practice areas such as corporate and M&A, tax, and banking. The firm acts for clients in a range of sectors but has a particular focus on consumer goods, TMT, healthcare, finance, energy, and manufacturing. Daru Lukiantono heads the firm’s work in this area with a wide-ranging practice that emulates that of the wider firm, covering the full scope of IP mandates across a diverse array of sectors. Associate partner Wiku Anindito is also a key contact.

Practice head(s):

Daru Lukiantono

Other key lawyers:

Wiku Anindito

Work highlights

Januar Jahja & Partners

Januar Jahja & Partners has an established track record in representing domestic and international clients in their complex, high-profile, and business critical IP disputes, with proven capabilities in handling novel litigation up to the Supreme Court. The firm provides comprehensive IP services, running the gamut of contentious and non-contentious work, and is able to service clients across patents, trademarks, licensing, investigations, and enforcement among other matters. Prudence Jahja heads this work and advises major brands in their trademark prosecution and litigation. Andrew Diamond is another key point of contact as a foreign IP consultant with the firm, co-managing the international department, overseeing the patent team, and advising clients on litigation strategy and enforcement. Eva Dewi Kartika is also noted for her trademark expertise.

Practice head(s):

Prudence Jahja

Other key lawyers:

Andrew Diamond; Eva Dewi Kartika


Responsive to all enquiries and prepared to discuss relevant issues over the telephone. We do not get this level of service from the other IP firms.

Always happy to take a quick call to discuss any urgent or tricky matters. Advice work is trusted.

‘They are responsive and get good results.

Key clients

DC Comics

Bytedance Ltd.

Warner Bros. Entertainment Co.

Societe des Produits Nestle S.A.

Yum! Brands

Pirelli Tyre, SpA

Sunkist Growers, Inc.

Guangdong OPPO Mobile Telecommunications Corp. Ltd.

Tencent Holdings Limited

Japan Tobacco Inc.

Work highlights

  • Acted on behalf of OPPO in successfully dismissing the first five SEP infringement cases in Indonesia, defending four on appeal to the Indonesian Supreme Court.
  • Cancelled a trademark registration on behalf of Pirelli Tyre S.p.A., which conflicted with their prior mark ZERO, in Class 12.
  • Advised a tech company on the forced transfer of a bad faith top-level domain via Indonesian Domain Name Registry body of

K&K Advocates

K&K Advocates advise their diverse client base comprised of high-profile multinational and Indonesian companies across a wide array of sectors on the protection, expansion, and monetisation of their IP portfolios. The firm has a deep bench of IP specialists to draw upon, including managing partner Justisiari Perdana Kusumah who acts across IP litigation and enforcement, arbitration, and commercial IP. Co-founder Risti Wulansari similarly traverses contentious and commercial IP, while Danny Kobrata focuses on IP issues in the TMT space. Other lawyers of note are Fajar Budiman Kusumo, whose practice covers IP protection, anti-counterfeiting actions, and enforcement measures, and Elsiana Inda Putri Maharani, who covers the full range of IP litigation mandates.

Practice head(s):

Justisiari Perdana Kusumah; Risti Wulansari; Danny Kobrata

Other key lawyers:

Fajar Budiman Kusumo; Elsiana Inda Putri Maharani


‘For IP non-contentious matter, K&K Advocates has proven to be keeping up to date on market and industry updates and practice.’

‘Justisiari Perdana Kusumah is very well known and respected in the industry and legal field.’

Key clients

PT GoTo Gojek Tokopedia and their affiliates

The Procter & Gamble Company

PT Procter & Gamble Home Products Indonesia

Gillette Company LLC

Kalbe Group

PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia (Telkom)

Kawan Lama Group

PT Elang Mahkota Teknologi Tbk

PT Bentoel Internasional Investama Tbk

Hugo Boss Trade Mark Management GmbH & Co. KG

Ralph Lauren Corporation

PT Tbk

PT Ajaib Teknologi Indonesia

PT. Achilles Advanced Systems


The Sunrider Corporation DBA Sunrider International

Christian Louboutin

PT Paragon Technology and Innovation

Bird & Bird ATMD

The Gillete Company LLC

Paradise Group

Century Pacific Food, Inc. (Shakeys)

Hard Rock International

PT Halimjaya Sakti

Vice Media Group

Work highlights

  • Assisting Gojek as the appointed counsel in handling GoTo’s IP portfolio, covering in-bound and outbound filing through the Madrid Protocol.


SKC Law uses its cemented market position and IP expertise ‘to accurately anticipate potential risks and threats to the client’s legal position so as to be able to provide an action plan‘. The firm acts across the full gamut of IP mandates, with a particularly strong offering in relation to trademark prosecution and extending to criminal prosecution. Purnomo Suryomurcito leads the firm's enforcement and intelligence offering, heading up this work around criminal enforcement with a strong network of relevant authorities. Nidya Kalangie leads the prosecution and litigation work, being noted for her advisory work relating to the protection and monetisation of IP. Foreign advocate Andrew Conduit heads up the dispute resolution and advisory team.

Practice head(s):

Purnomo Suryomurcito; Nidya Kalangie; Andrew Conduit


‘This team has the ability to accurately anticipate potential risks and threats to the client’s legal position so as to be able to provide an action plan. This team also strongly adheres to the values of honesty and integrity in carrying out their profession.’

‘Nidya Kalangie  is someone who strongly upholds the values of honesty and integrity in carrying out her profession as an IPR consultant.’

‘They perform excellently regarding to not only patent office prosecution but also litigation. In addition, some members have Japanese language capabilities.’

Key clients

Nike Inc.

Robinson LLC

Kopi Kenangan Pte. Ltd

Sasa Inti, PT.

Tokopedia, PT.

Shimano Inc.

Mattel Inc.

Guangdong Oppo Mobile Telecommunications Corp., Ltd.

Aktiebolaget SKF

Work highlights

  • Assisted in a criminal raids for Nike Inc, on two importer targets in Pekanbaru, Riau in December 2022.
  • Collaborated with the Yamaha Motor Co. Ltd. Designs Office leadership, examiners, and IT staff to rectify issues and enhance its systems.
  • Advised Oppo on a complex patent dispute involving smartphone technologies, including infringement analysis, civil litigation strategy, and criminal infringement proceedings.

Suryomurcito & Co. in association with Rouse

Suryomurcito & Co. in association with Rouse maintains its established reputation in the Indonesian market through its full range of trademark services for a diverse array of clients, with a notable track record in advising US and Chinese tech companies. Nick Redfearn heads the global enforcement team, managing international enforcement programs across Europe and Asia with a particular expertise in emerging technologies. Lisa Yong straddles contentious and non-contentious IP work across the ASEAN market, while Kin Wah Chow is active in matters relating to patent infringements, software contract disputes, and trademark oppositions for international clients. Tania Lovita leads the disputes resolution team, regularly acting on behalf of clients in all aspects of IP enforcement and litigation. Other key contacts include trademark and prosecution lead Yurio Astary, head of patent matters Arifia Fajra, as well as Evi Triana Wulandari and Nick Redfearn.

Practice head(s):

Lisa Yong; Kin Wah Chow; Tania Lovita; Arifia Fajra; Yurio Astary; Nick Redfearn

Other key lawyers:

Evi Triana Wulandari

Key clients

Fontaine Limited

Coatings Foreign IP Co. LLC.

Korea Intellectual Property Protection Agency

CJ Corporation

Health and Happiness Group

Line Corporation

Exxon Mobil Corp

Fender Musical Instruments Corporation

Mitsubishi Corporation

JFE Steel Corporation

Work highlights

  • Represented Fontaine Limited in a successful trademark cancellation case at both Commercial Court and Supreme Court.
  • Represented Coatings Foreign IP Co. LLC in a successful trademark cancellation case at Supreme Court.
  • Assisting the Korea Intellectual Property Protection Agency with relevant IP case analyses in Indonesia and Thailand.

Assegaf Hamzah & Partners

Assegaf Hamzah & Partners draws on the extensive litigation expertise of practice co-head Chandra Hamzah to provide clients with a strong contentious offering in the IP space, with a particular strength in advising the defendants in such actions. C0-head Dewi Soeharto focusses more on the n0n-contentious side of IP, working for a number of international clients from both the wider region and globally in their Indonesian patent registrations, particularly those relating to tech and energy. Ari Juliano Gema is also of note.

Practice head(s):

Chandra Hamzah; Dewi Soeharto

Other key lawyers:

Ari Juliano Gema

Key clients

TikTok Pte. Ltd.

Fédération Internationale de Football Association

Morinaga Milk Industry Co. Ltd.

Unilever N.V.

PT Unilever Indonesia Tbk

PT Zhisheng Pacific Trading

PT Sumber Alfaria Trijaya Tbk (Alfamart)

PT Midi Utama Indonesia Tbk (Alfamidi)

PT Petrokimia Gresik

Monash University

PT Sekolah Cikal

Scoular Company

PT Nusantara Segar Global

Okra International Co. Ltd.

Acava Limited

PT Digital Kresindo Ekapratama



Les’ Copaque Production Sdn. Bhd.

Seven Days Hotel (Shenzhen) Limited

Work highlights

  • Advised PT PT Berkah Jasa Boga Sukses regarding the alleged violation of the “Lembur Kuring” trademark.
  • Assisted PT Zhisheng Pacific Trading in the negotiation and settlement with the sub-licensee, which misuse the Mixue trademark for a crowdfunding programme.
  • Advised PT Avatar Media Nusantara and prepared the necessary agreements with content creators in relation to their plans for the metaverse.

Iman Sjahputra & Partners

Iman Sjahputra & Partners have capabilities across the full lifecycle of IP matters, assisting international and domestic clients on entry strategy and registration, portfolio maintenance, disputes, and exit strategy around assignments and acquisitions. The firm’s ‘services, expertise, and collaborative and innovative spirit made them one of the go-to experts‘ across the full range of this work. Promoted to partner in early 2023, Willy Isananda heads up the firm’s IP offering with his broad practice that covers full range of work, but with a particular expertise in franchising. Iman Sjahputra, managing partner, and Wawan Santoso, experienced disputes practitioner, both lend their IP expertise to the practice.

Practice head(s):

Willy Isananda

Other key lawyers:

Iman Sjahputra; Wawan Santoso


Iman Sjahputra and his team were detail-oriented, organised, and always open to constructive feedback, making our business relationship both effortless and pleasant.

Their services, expertise, and collaborative and innovative spirit made them one of the go-to experts for our most significant cases.

Key clients

Bridgestone Corp.

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc.

Sumitomo Corp.


Hisamitsu Pharmaceuticals

Seiko Epson Corp.

Jockey International

NTT Docomo Inc.

All Fresh Group

Hino Motors Ltd.


Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd.

Sogo & Seibu Co. Ltd.


John Hardy Ltd.

Gildan Activewear Inc.

The Commonwealth of Australia

Diageo Brands BV

NGK Spark Plugs

Dentsu Inc.

Yakult Honsha Co. Ltd.


Work highlights

  • Advising Nadaku Musik LLC in its acquisition involving its copyright portfolio.

Roosdiono & Partners (a member firm of the KPMG Law network)

Roosdiono & Partners (a member firm of the KPMG Law network) is led by Ajeng Yesie Triewanty who brings her wider contentious capabilities across commercial disputes and arbitration to her specialist IP practice, advising and representing clients in IP prosecution, litigation, and protection actions. Triewanty and the practice have wider transactional capabilities in this space, undertaking licensing and franchising mandates, and experience in handling cooperation agreements for movie productions.

Practice head(s):

Ajeng Yesie Triewanty


‘Continuous customer care and always delivering precise, business-oriented solutions.’

‘Ajeng Yesie Triewanty – fast response rate, attention to details, business-oriented approach.’

Key clients





Sampingan PTE. LTD.

PT Sampingan Mitra Indonesia

PT Centrepark Citra Corpora

PT Inovasi Parkir Mandiri

PT Inovasi Anak Indonesia

PT Indocore Perkasa

Work highlights

Tilleke & Gibbins

Tilleke & Gibbins leverages the wider footprint of the firm, with offices in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam, to provide a cross-jurisdictional, regional offering to the firm’s multiple blue-chip and multinational clients. Director of the practice Wongrat Ratanaprayul encapsulates the wider firm in her advisory work with international companies, covering the full scope of IP prosecution in both Indonesia and across the firm’s other regional locations, to assist in the effective management of their IP portfolios. Somboon Earterasarun, operating from Bangkok, remains a key point of contact given his experience of the Indonesian market. Also of note is Irene Djalim who handles patent applications in the chemical, mechanical, and pharmaceutical sectors.

Practice head(s):

Wongrat Ratanaprayul; Somboon Earterasarun

Other key lawyers:

Irene Djalim


Very professional.’

Wongrat Ratanaprayul is always very professional and very helpful with all queries and issues concerning trademark matters.

Key clients

Audi AG


Beam Suntory




Huawei Technologies

John Hardy

LG Electronics


Work highlights

  • Represented Audi AG in a cross-class trademark opposition against an application for the protection of a similar mark in a different class.
  • Assisted ByteDance and TikTok with the prosecution of over 100 trademark applications in Indonesia.

Inter Patent Office

Inter Patent Office is active in the trademark space, advising clients on the management of their trademark portfolios, conducting Indonesian and international trademark registrations, and assisting in the process of appealing rejections for registrations. Hendra Widjaya heads the practice as managing partner of the firm, working with a number of private and state-owned Indonesian companies in their trademark mandates. Anny Gunadi focuses on outbound work to secure protections in Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Europe, and the US.

Practice head(s):

Hendra Widjaya

Other key lawyers:

Anny Gunadi

Key clients

PT Pertamina (Persero)

PT Pertamina Patra Niaga

PT Kilang Pertamina Internasional

Dexa Medica Group

GDP Venture Group

Beston Pure Dairies Pty Ltd

PT Massindo International

Suzano S.A.

byOrange group Indonesia

CT Corpora Group

Akulaku Group

Khind Holdings Berhad

Kalyani Maxion Wheels Private Limited

Magpul Industries Corp

Work highlights

  • Representing GDP Venture Group in managing the trademarks management portfolio in Indonesia.
  • Representing PT Pertamina (Persero), in conducting its trademarks management portfolio in Indonesia, the international trademark registration through Madrid Protocol, and the trademark registrations in Taiwan.
  • Representing PT Amman Mineral Nusa Tenggara in conducting the trademark appeal of “AMMAN” and Device in several classes before the Trademark Appeal Commission.

Makarim & Taira S.

Makarim & Taira S. has a particular strength in trademark mandates, covering clearing, registration, and licensing, and also has a sector focus on hospitality. Lia Alizia is a key point of contact due to her litigation expertise and wider experience relating to corporate and commercial matters. Norma Mutalib has a broad franchising practice that focuses on market entry, regulatory issues, contract negotiations, and drafting, with hotel franchising and management being a particular strength of her practice.

Practice head(s):

Lia Alizia; Norma Mutalib


‘The team sets very clear expectations and timelines in complex administrative procedures. All the aspects of the proceedings unfolded as described by Markarim & Taira, which helped us manage the situation more efficiently.’

‘Norma Mutalib is very knowledgeable, and specific, making sure we understood the areas of risk. Her responses are precise and oriented to results.’

‘Great knowledge and timely advice. Very friendly and business minded team.’

‘Expressive knowledge about the franchise law in Indonesia and great know-how about how the authorities work.’

Key clients

Hilton Worldwide Manage Limited

Global Hospitality Licensing S.Ã R.L.

Foot Locker Retail, Inc.

Long John Silver’s, LLC

Alston & Bird LLP

Anglo American Plc Group

August Debouzy

Benoit & Cote

Church’s Chicken

Texas Chicken

CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz Rechtsanwalte Gmbh



Polsinelli LLP

Tilleke & Gibbins

PT AAPC Indonesia

Everyday Weekend Limited

Marriott International – Asia Pacific

Millennium & Copthorne International Limited

Bonia International Holdings Pte Ltd

Work highlights

  • Assisting Global Hospitality Licensing S.à.r.l. (Marriot Group) with the registration and documentation of the Autograph Collection business.
  • Advising Hilton Worldwide Manage Limited in a trademark annulment lawsuit against a third party which has similarities with Hilton’s trademark in the Jakarta Commercial Court.

Soemadipradja & Taher

Soemadipradja & Taher provides a full range of IP-related services, advising on regulatory and compliance issues, filing and registration, and enforcement. The firm acts across a diverse array of different sectors, including automotive, TMT, luxury goods, FCMG, and property development. Romi Emirat heads up this work with an emphasis on contentious matters, both in the IP space and more generally.

Practice head(s):

Romi Emirat


‘The lawyers are communicative, responsive and have always come to us with thorough and easy to understand explanation.’

Key clients

PT Astra Honda Motor NoMitsui & Co. (Asia Pacific) Pte. Ltd.

ByteDance Pte. Ltd.

Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize N.V.

Rhythm Food Co. Ltd.

Genesis, Innoven & Mars

Yummy Town Holdings Corporation

Sony Corporation

CapitaLand Investment Limited

NTUC Income Insurance Co.

Work highlights

  • Assisted PT Astra Honda Motor in the process of submitting an addendum to their trademark and copyright licence agreements.
  • Assisted Mitsui & Co. in conducting a corporate-focused legal due diligence exercise, encompassing intellectual property matters.
  • Advised Bytedance on copyright infringement in relation to fanfiction from an Indonesian law perspective.

SSEK Law Firm

SSEK Law Firm acts in tandem with the firm’s corporate and M&A offering to assist clients in the IP-related issues that arise from such transactions, while also providing a broad, standalone IP service. Natural resources, pharmaceuticals, and technology are particular sectors of focus in this work which is headed up by Rusmaini Lenggogeni. Associate Dian Kirana is a key point of contact for her wide-ranging IP specialism.

Practice head(s):

Rusmaini Lenggogeni

Other key lawyers:

Dian Kirana

Key clients

Restaurant Brands Asia Limited

PepsiCo, Inc.



Grab Holding, Inc.

ChopValue Manufacturing

Work highlights

  • Advised Yamaha Indonesia Motor Manufacturing on its options to deal with infringement of its trademark registrations in Indonesia.
  • Assisted an Indonesian online shopping service provider with the registration of new trademarks.
  • Advised on a Master License Agreement between our client and ChopValue Manufacturing out of Canada.