Outstanding annuity payments and working patent requirements have been the talk of the town on the Indonesian patent scene in recent years. The first means that patent owners must commit to settling outstanding annuity payments for abandoned patents before any new applications can be processed. However, it is good news for foreign patent owners concerned about working patent requirements, as there are plans that these could soon be revoked.
- Am Badar & Partners
- AMR Partnership
- Biro Oktroi Roosseno
- Cita Citrawinda Noerhadi & Associates
- Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners (member firm of Baker McKenzie)
- Januar Jahja & Partners
- Rouse & Co International
- SKC Law
- Tilleke & Gibbins
Am Badar & Partners
Am Badar & Partners celebrates its 55th anniversary this year. The 100-strong steam makes light work of procuring, enforcing and commercialising patent rights in the full gamut of technical fields. Endang Sukowati is a name for the contact book.
Stringent quality control and international repute are both AMR Partnership’s claims to fame. The firm’s ISO 9001:2000 certification is evidence of its dedication to providing a quality service, while the sprawling international network of over 1,000 firms situated in 70 countries demonstrates its ability to manage global patent conundrums. With a PhD in metallurgical and materials engineering, Bambang Priyono is among the most technically gifted patent practitioners in the country.
Biro Oktroi Roosseno
A stalwart with 49 years of illustrious history, Biro Oktroi Roosseno is driven by a robust set of values that includes embedding international best practice in its operation. As a result, it continues to enjoy the patronage of a loyal client base. Migni Myriasandra manages the family firm with verve.
Cita Citrawinda Noerhadi & Associates
Cita Citrawinda Noerhadi & Associates is an excellent choice for patrons with patent, unfair competition and contract law conundrums. This well-regarded set has significant expertise not just in patent prosecution but also licensing and franchising. Formerly of Biro Oktroi Roosseno, Cita Citrawinda founded the firm in 2004.
Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners (member firm of Baker McKenzie)
Having cultivated a sterling word-of-mouth reputation among international clients, Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners’ A-to-Z patent offering is increasingly attracting the attention of domestic concerns as well. Head of IP Daru Lukiantono is a consummate adviser providing fool-proof advice on leveraging patent rights. He works closely with associate partner and successor Wiku Anindito on both contentious and non-contentious briefs.
Januar Jahja & Partners
Januar Jahja & Partners’ “wealth of experience and reliability” is a hot commodity among foreign associates and direct clients. “JJP staff and attorneys are exceptionally responsive and never fail to give clear-cut advice to even the most complex of enquiries.” Foreign IP consultant Andrew Diamond is one of the most recognisable practitioners in Indonesia. Former Indonesian Patent Office director Walter Simandjuntak utilises his 35 years’ experience in the field to add tremendous value to the practice.
Rouse & Co International
Rouse is an ASEAN heavyweight with a formidable presence in Indonesia. The patent practice has grown to 35 members and more than half of the team are technically qualified across the full gamut of technology. A lawyer with a degree in chemical engineering, Arifia Fajra heads the patent prosecution team with poise. She works seamlessly with Kin Wah Chow and Nicholas Redfearn in advising illustrious clients – such as Polytron Indonesia, Halliburton Energy Service and Unilever – on portfolio management. Qualified in four jurisdictions, Chow is a cosmopolitan lawyer with ample patent prosecution and litigation experience. Redfearn is a favourite among international clients who value his extensive regional experience. Finally, Lisa Yong has unparalleled expertise in ASEAN IP thanks to her experience working and living in Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines and Singapore.
“Extremely knowledgeable and highly experienced in patent practice, SKC Law gets things done with minimal fuss. Its advisers are forthcoming and articulate in addressing client concerns and maintain a solid international network of foreign associates.” Purnomo Suryomurcito is an authority on enforcement whose dedication, smarts and strong adherence to international best practice are key to keeping malicious infringers in check. Patent prosecution and commercialisation briefs go to Nidya Kalangie. With a keen eye for detail, she also knows her way around the red tape. Foreign advocate Andrew Conduit is fluent in English, Indonesian and Japanese. He knows the lay of the land, having lived in Indonesia for over 15 years.
Tilleke & Gibbins
The Jakarta office of Tilleke & Gibbins is an integral part of its regional dominance. For example, it is the custodian of Bayer’s full Monsanto portfolio in six Southeast Asian countries. Toyota Motor, Qatar Airways and Ping An Technology are other recent patrons who value the firm’s sophisticated technical and legal expertise. Wongrat Ratanaprayul directs the Jakarta bureau with a sure hand.
- Wiku Anindito - Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners (member firm of Baker McKenzie)
- Kin Wah Chow - Rouse & Co International
- Cita Citrawinda - Cita Citrawinda Noerhadi & Associates
- Andrew Conduit - SKC Law
- Andrew Diamond - Januar Jahja & Partners
- Arifia Fajra - Rouse & Co International
- Nidya Kalangie - SKC Law
- Daru Lukiantono - Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners (member firm of Baker McKenzie)
- Migni Myriasandra - Biro Oktroi Roosseno
- Bambang Priyono - AMR Partnership
- Wongrat Ratanaprayul - Tilleke & Gibbins
- Nicholas Redfearn - Rouse & Co International
- Walter Simandjuntak - Januar Jahja & Partners
- Purnomo Suryomurcito - SKC Law
- Lisa Yong - Rouse & Co International