Latest News: Trademark Gazette A No. 40/VII/A/2020 (Law Number 20 of 2016 on Mark and Geographical Indication) readmore

DGIP and UK IPO Discuss Copyright and Royalty for Creative Economy

11 November 2019 DJKI dan Kantor KI Inggris Bahas Hak Cipta dan Royalti untuk Ekonomi Kreatif

Jakarta – Directorate General of Intellectual Property (DGIP) Ministry of Law and Human Rights (MoLHR) in cooperation with UK government and Intellectual Property Office of the United Kingdom organized a discussion about copyright and related rights to share information and experience on the protection of copyright and related rights in UK. Exchanging experience in the Seminar of Intellectual Property UK – Indonesia on 11 November 2019 at Westin Hotel, Jakarta, aims to support the development of regulations towards creative economy industry announced by the President Joko Widodo. “President Jokowi has clearly seen that prosperity of Indonesia should be built on many things including intellectual property assets from its human resources and develomping in the era 4.0 industry,” said the Ambassador of UK for Indonesia, Owen Jenkins in his remarks. In line with that, Director of Information Technology of DGIP, Sarno Wijaya reading remarks for Director General of IP said that in this creative economy era, IP is a valuable asset of economy also serves as a tool to elevate Nation’s competitiveness. “Utilizing and managing IP assets strategically is a way to raise competitiveness in the long run to build and promote IP as a tool for social, economy, and technology development. Such policy may also be used as a reference in setting social and economic policy of the nation,” said Sarno Wijoyo. The event is attended about 50 participants from relevant institutions, Collective Management Organizations and associations in intellectual property rights. Several resource persons also participated in the panel of the event to create protection and law enforcement in copyright.