Mr. Dedy Kurniadi, SH, MH, is Founder and Managing Partner of Dedy Kurniadi & Co Lawyers, a firm that established and based in Jakarta, Indonesia, since 2001.
He has expertise in intellectual property law, restructuring and bankruptcy, and Indonesian’ agrarian/ land law. As a renowned litigator, Mr. Dedy is also a seasoned lawyer who experience in Indonesian law since 1997 and also a pioneer of and entertainment lawyer in Indonesia since the 2000s: both representing a number of entertainers as well as handling entertainment law issues in Indonesia.
Mr. Dedy graduated as a Bachelor of Law (Sarjana Hukum) from the University of North Sumatera (Universitas Sumatera Utara/ USU) in 1995. He also graduated as a Master of Law (Magister Hukum) from the University of Indonesia in 2005, focusing his master thesis on copyright law, entitled “The Copyright Protection of TV Format Programme (Perlindungan Hak Cipta atas Format Program Televisi).” He took several professional courses throughout his career, namely Bankruptcy Courses (Pendidikan Hukum Kepailitan), Competition Law Courses (Pendidikan Hukum Persaingan Usaha), IP Consultant Course (Pendidikan Konsultan Hak Kekayaan Intelektual), and other numerous IP-related short courses held by Singapore IP Academy. From his master thesis, he wrote a book, “Perlindungan Hak Cipta atas Format Program Televisi” in 2005.
Since 2006, Mr. Dedy is also an IP consultant who experienced handling intellectual law issues, especially related to the trademark and copyright protections, and the settlement of copyright disputes. Mr. Dedy is also a member of Supervisory Commission (Komisi Pengawas) of Perhimpunan Advokat Indonesia (DPN Peradi/ Indonesian Advocates Association), a member of The Indonesian Intellectual Property Attorneys Association (Asosiasi Konsultan Hukum Kekayaan Intelektual Indonesia) and served as a member of Continuing Legal Education Department of the Indonesian Intellectual Property Attorneys Association from 2009 to 2013, and since 2019 served as Secretary-General of Indonesian Receiver and Administrator Association (Asosiasi Kurator dan Pengurus Indonesia). He also became Visiting Lecturer at Master’s Degree, Jakarta Institute of Arts.