Justiari P. Kusumah

Justi Kusumah is our exclusively recommended Intellectual Property Law expert in Indonesia on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Justi directly using the contact details listed above.

A leading figure in IP law in Indonesia, Justi oversees the Commercial IP, Telecommunication, Media and Technology practice group, as well as the Litigation & Enforcement, and Arbitration Team. Throughout his long legal career, Justi has advised and represented government agencies, state-owned enterprises, and numerous multinational companies on IP litigation and enforcement, transactions, legal due diligence, and other legal matters. Justi’s high-profile clients include the world largest software developer a and Indonesia’s state-owned telecommunication conglomerate.

Justi is involved in the drafting of many IP-related regulations as a member of a IP expert team under the Ministry of Law and Human Rights. He was a member of Indonesia’s delegations to USTR Public Hearing in Washington, USA, and to World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) General Assembly Meeting in Switzerland. He is also a member of various task forces under of the Ministry of Law and Human Rights of the Republic of Indonesia and Ministry of Communications and Informatics.

In addition to his formal education, Justi Kusumah has attended various training courses in Indonesia, Singapore, Canada, the USA, France, Australia, Hong Kong, and Japan. He has acted as an instructor for various trainings organised by and for different Indonesian government institutions and universities.

Firm Overview:

K&K Advocates is a proud Indonesian firm with practices that cover Intellectual Property (IP), Corporate & Technology, and Dispute Resolution. Over the years we have extended our services from leading IP lawfirm in the country to other practice areas to cater to our clients need from across different industries. Our growing corporate practice covers investments, government procurement, and transactions in many commercial sectors, including Technology, Media, and Telecommunication (TMT). As part of our dispute resolution practice, our dedicated lawyers have represented clients in various general litigation, arbitration, bankruptcy, and IP litigation and enforcement cases.

Since our establishment, K& Advocates has been gaining a reputation as a leading IP expert in Indonesia. We have assisted multinational and local clients on several landmark cases related to copyright, patent, and trademark, from registration to enforcement and dispute resolution. In technology, we have helped leading e-commerce and technology companies navigate the country’s evolving TMT regulatory framework.

Adopting a holistic approach that covers the entire regulatory and enforcement spectrum, we go beyond advisory. We have acted as a nexus between businesses and regulators in the development of a stronger regulatory infrastructure in the country through our Government Outreach program, especially for the emerging Information Technology (IT) sector.

With a growing team of experienced attorneys with a wide range of expertise, K&K Advocates will continue to use such well-rounded approach in advising leading companies in the country.

Suharsanto Raharjo

Suharsanto Raharjo is our exclusively recommended Commercial Dispute Resolution expert in Indonesia on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Suharsanto directly using the contact details listed above.

Suharsanto is our litigation Partner, and he handles commercial dispute resolutions for clients of the Firm. He has represented clients in a variety of disputes such civil/commercial disputes (before courts and arbitration tribunals) representing claimants or respondents, manpower disputes representing employers or employees, state administrative disputes, bankruptcy and reorganization matters, anti-competition cases, and intellectual property rights disputes. He also has extensive experience in corporate crime and internal investigations.

He represents clients from various industry sectors such as mining, oil and gas, energy, pharmaceutical, property, plantation, and fast-moving-consumer-good companies. The following is the list of his notable cases:

  • assisted a Japanese style restaurant chain in Indonesia in relation to its intellectual property claim;
  • represented an Indonesian gas trader in an arbitration dispute before the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC);
  • represented a Japanese clothing brand in relation to its dispute with former employees;
  • represented an Indonesian foreign investment coal mining company in relation to its administrative dispute against Badan Koordinasi Penanaman Modal Indonesia (Indonesia’s Capital Investment Coordinating Board);
  • represented a Japanese rubber plantation company in conducting internal investigation on its employees for the possibility of fraud or embezzlement;
  • represented a Japanese tire manufacturer company in anti-monopoly investigation and proceedings by the Komisi Pengawas Persaingan Usaha (Business Competition Supervisory Commission); and
  • represented a multi-national shipyard, shipbuilder and docks in Indonesia in relation to the bankruptcy proceedings filed by one of its vendors.

Suharsanto Raharjo graduated from Faculty of Law at the University of Indonesia in 2007. He is a licensed Advocate and a member of the Indonesian Advocates Association (PERADI). He is also a licensed Mediator from Pusat Mediasi Nasional (Indonesian Mediation Centre).

Firm Overview:

AKSET was founded in 2010 with the intention of synthesising international standard legal services and local expertise. Each of the founders had studied or worked abroad, so they were uniquely suited to provide foreign and domestic clients both an inward and an outward view on investing and operating in Indonesia.

From a small group of four partners and two associates in 2010, to a team of 40 lawyers in 2020, AKSET’s growth has exceeded even our own expectations. We continue to grow because we deliver satisfaction – clients trust us, and they trust our work.

Adhika Aditya

Adhika Aditya is our exclusively recommended Restructuring Law expert in Indonesia on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Adhika directly using the contact details listed above.

Adhika’s practice is mainly focused in the areas of corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, financing, as well as restructuring. He covers a broad range of industry sectors including retail, restaurant, healthcare, insurance, capital market, real estate, and natural resources.

Adhika Aditya’s many transactions during his tenure with Oentoeng Suria and Partners, Ashurst’s associated firm in Indonesia, involve various business sectors. His more recent deals involved an initial public offering of a retail company engaged in the business of health and beauty; a loan to equity investment in a real estate/properties group company; and an investment into a human resources business company in Indonesia.

Firm Overview:

A progressive global law firm

Our vision is to be the most progressive global law firm. For us, “progressive” is a mindset, an approach to how we do things. We instinctively take a fresh perspective on situations, exploring whether there are better ways of delivering practical, commercial solutions to the challenges our clients face in today’s rapidly changing business landscape.

Yudianta Simbolon

Yudianta Simbolon is our exclusively recommended Corporate Law expert in Indonesia on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Yudianta directly using the contact details listed above.

Founded Simbolon & Partners Law Firm after his departure from one of Indonesia’s fast growing law firm, obtained his law degree from Padjadjaran University, Bandung. He is a holder of a postgraduate degree from the Gadjahmada University, Yogyakarta. Mr. Simbolon is a member of the Indonesian Bar Association and holds a license to practice in Indonesian Courts, Registered Capital Market Legal Consultant, Intellectual Property Consultant and he is also member of several law organisations international.

Before opening Simbolon & Partners, to complete his experiences and expertise, Mr. Simbolon joined the Indonesian Bank Restructuring Agency (IBRA). In this agency, Mr Simbolon has faced various types of legal matters with respect to the bank recapitalisations and asset resolutions. With more than a decade of experiences in the field of laws: general corporate and commercial law, foreign investment law, criminal, civil and commercial litigation, intellectual property litigation, energy and natural resources law, bankruptcy law, land & property law, insurance law, immigration law, banking and finance law, consumer law, labour law, maritime law, capital market law, alternative dispute resolution, debt recovery.

Yudianta Simbolon enjoyed to provide his knowledge by making article, comments and awarded as contributor to local and international organisation and firms for producing their books (i.e: Doing Business 2014-World Bank Group, Carter Ruck on Libel and Privacy Sixth Edition-Lexis Nexis). He speaks Bahasa Indonesia and English.

Firm Overview:

Simbolon & Partners Law Firm (“the Firm”) is one of young fastest growing Indonesian Law Firm. We provide comprehensive legal services for Companies and Individuals (“the Clients”).

Eric Pratama Santoso

Eric Pratama Santoso is our exclusively recommended Mergers & Acquisitions Law expert in Indonesia on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Eric directly using the contact details listed above.

Eric regularly acts as Indonesian counsel in a multitude of M&A transactions, representing either side of parties in acquisition transactions, joint ventures as well as being lead counsel in merger and restructuring arrangements. He is mostly known for his skills in drafting and negotiating commercial contracts, entrusted by clients to take the forefront in often challenging and time-pressured transactions. He understands that clients want clear advice – however complex the issues – and that prompt response and direct accessibility are most valued.

With his creditable experience in dealing with cross-border transactions and multiple jurisdictions, he is adept in identifying the issues at hand and offer practical solutions, tailor-made to each client’s unique needs and long-term objectives. Eric has counselled clients in a variety of M&A matters, such as foreign shareholding restrictions, direct or indirect change of control, employment benefits triggered by change of ownership, closing conditions, representations & warranties, escrow/holdback arrangement, intellectual property ownership, limitation of liability, indemnification, governmental and third party consents, non-compete and non-solicit agreements, and choice of dispute resolution forum.

Eric Pratama Santoso is a member of Indonesian Advocates Association (PERADI) and Indonesian Association of Capital Market Legal Consultants (HKHPM).

Firm Overview:

Indrawan Darsyah Santoso (IDS) is an independent Indonesian firm established in 2013, when its founders decided to start a new venture, having amassed years of experience working in the biggest firm in Indonesia. The idea since the inception of IDS has always been to provide quality legal services at an international standard, by consistently providing direct accessibility, a client-focused approach, as well as timely and insightful advice.

Having been forged in a high-profile international environment, we are equipped with the experience as well as the know-how to adapt to worldwide market demands. We are able to work seamlessly in a global environment, and we relish the opportunity to assist in the most complex and challenging transactions. In every transaction, we seek to learn about the client’s specific requirements and then work in a way that is best suited to the client’s needs.

The collaboration of our lawyers creates a unique law firm able to provide a complete package of corporate, securities and dispute resolution legal services.

Insan Budi Maulana

Insan Budi Maulana is our exclusively recommended Intellectual Property Law expert in Indonesia on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Isan Budi directly using the contact details listed above.

As an advocate since 1986, Insan Budi now is the managing partner of Maulana & Partners Law Firm. He is one of the well-known advocates of Indonesia in Intellectual Property Rights, business competition law and is very experienced in handling IPR related work, such as the protection of trademark, industrial design, copyright and patent, as well as law enforcement to the court process. His clients are mostly from Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Brazil, South Africa, New Zealand, Germany, and many more.

As an IP lawyer and consultant, Insan Budi is a member of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI/Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle), a member of the Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA), a member of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA). In addition, he is also a founder of the Indonesian Intellectual Property Society (IIPS), the Foundation of IP Studies in Indonesia (FIPSI) and the IP Clinic Foundation.

He graduated from the Faculty of Law University of Indonesia in 1986. From September 1988 to March 1992, he received monbusho scholarship from Japan Government to be research student at Faculty of Law of University of Kagawa, Takamatsu, Japan. Then he completed the Lex Legibus Master (LL.M) program from the Faculty of Law of Kobe University, Japan, in 1992. In 1998, he successfully completed his doctoral program from the Faculty of Law Kobe University (Kobe Daigaku). In addition, Insan Budi also received scholarships from the Max Planck Institute, Munich, Germany as guest researcher in the field of intellectual property rights and anti-monopoly in 1994, 1996, and 1997.

Aside from being an advocate and IP Consultant, Insan Budi is also keen to transfer knowledge and experience through education. He is an academician/lecturer at Master of Notary Graduate Program of Faculty of Law University of Indonesia for IP; He gives lecture of Business Law in Master of Accounting Graduate Program of Faculty of Economics and Business University of Indonesia; gives lecture of IP and unfair competition at Faculty of Law University of Krisnadwipayana; Master of Law Graduate Program at Faculty of Law, University of Surabaya; Doctoral Program at Faculty of Law University of Sebelas Maret (UNS) Solo, and also gives lecture at Master of Accounting Graduate Program of Faculty of Economics University of Riau; and IBII Jakarta. Furthermore, in 2007, Insan Budi confirmed as Professor of Law from Faculty of Law University of Krisnadwipayana. Besides in Indonesia, Insan Budi also gives a public lecture at Faculty of Law Doshisha University, Kyoto on September 30, 2013 and at the Faculty of Law Hanyang University, Seoul on December 16, 2013.

He often becomes speaker in various seminars, especially about IPR and business competition law. He is also very active in conveying his ideas and thoughts both in the form of scientific articles published in domestic and foreign journals as well as in book form. Among the approximately 20 published titles are Problematika Bisnis Hak Cipta, Paten, Merek, dan Franchise/Business Matters of Copyright, Patent, Trademark, and Franchise (1993), Undang-Undang HaKI Indonesia/Indonesian Intellectual Property Laws (2004), Lindungi HaKI Sekarang Juga/Protect Intellectual Property Right Now (2005), Politik dan Manajemen Hak Kekayaan Intelektual/Politics and Management of Intellectual Property Rights (2009), A-B-C Desain Industri: Teori dan Praktek di Indonesia/ABC of Industrial Design: Theory and Practice in Indonesia (2010). In addition, Insan Budi is also one of the contributors to the book Patent Claim, Interpretation, Global Edition 2012/2013/Patent Claim, Interpretation, Global Edition 2012/2013 with Edward E. Manzo as editor-in-chief, and one contributor to Kyōsōhō no Riron to Kadai (Theory of Competition and Problems)/Kyōsōhō no Riron to Kadai (Teori Persaingan dan Masalah) as the commemoration of 70 years Prof. Akira Negishi, Professor of Law Faculty of Law, Kobe University, Japan published by Yuhikaku, Japan, 2013, entitled The Implementation of Antimonopoly Law in Indonesia, First Decade-Thereafter. On March 2018, Insan Budi and Emilie Flohil wrote Perbandingan Singkat Perlindungan Merek di Belanda dan Indonesia/A Brief Comparion of Marks in the Netherlands and Indonesia.