AFFA Intellectual Property Rights - Indonesia & Timor Leste

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Being one of the most comprehensive IP service providers in Indonesia and East Timor, Affa Intellectual Property Rights boasts a fully-fledged trademark filing and licensing service. Its clientele consists of government agencies, state-owned enterprises, Fortune 100 companies, national and international start-ups and other major corporations in the region.


Firm Profile

AFFA Intellectual Property Rights – Indonesia & Timor Leste was established in July 1999 by experienced IP professionals and has since then provided services to thousands of clients worldwide. The firm has strong relations in almost all country around the world, enabling it to provide assistance with the protection of its local clients’ intellectual property abroad and that of foreign clients in Indonesia. Members of AFFA are associated professionally with INTA, MARQUES, the American Intellectual Property Law Association, the European Communities Trademark Association, the Intellectual Property Association of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, the Association of Indonesian Intellectual Property Consultants and the Licensing Executives Society.

In addition to IP matters, AFFA provides services related to general commercial law matters, registration with the Indonesian Food and Drug Authority, limited liability company establishment (local or foreign-owned), domain name registration, creation and review of license and franchise agreements, and IP as well as non-IP investigations.


AFFA has assisted thousands of clients with their IP needs in Indonesia, Timor Leste and the Pacific Islands since 1999. Our reputation is built on our expertise, experience and local know-how to handle complex IP matters in the jurisdictions we cover. We strive to provide our clients with solutions and outcomes that are in line with their goals.

We have continuously supported our clients from all ends. We never hesitate to visit clients – wherever they may be – to solve the complex problems that they face and try to provide solutions that work for them. We also hold training sessions or events at our clients’ offices so they can keep abreast of key information relating to IP protection in Indonesia, Timor Leste and the Pacific Islands.

Our team

With more than 60 experts in Indonesia and Timor Leste, we can provide IP protection and commercial law services for your business. Our experts come from a variety of backgrounds, including law, economics, information technology, biology, biotechnology, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering and pharmaceuticals. Our team members are based in Jakarta, Bandung, Bali and Dili (Timor Leste).

Our clients

Our clients range from local and foreign government agencies, globally acclaimed companies and start-up companies to not-for-profit organisations, education institutions, foreign associates/law firms, entrepreneurs and innovators. The sizes of our clients also vary from one-man entities to companies with branches in almost every country in the world. Most of our clients have worked with us since the inception of the firm back in 1999, and we are thankful for their cooperation with and trust in our firm, which in turn has given them tailored solutions.

Around 98% of our clients are non-Indonesian individuals or entities. The proportion has remained the same since 1999.

Should you require our assistance, please contact us via email at [email protected] or via WeChat @AFFAIPR.

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