Dewi Soeharto

Dewi Soeharto

Dewi started her legal career in 1989. She first joined Lubis Hadiputranto Ganie Surowidjojo and established Hanafiah Soeharto Ponggawa. She then set up her own firm Dewi Soeharto Law Partnership (DSLP) in 1996 and focused her firm’s practice in Intellectual Property (IP) law since 2007. 

She led the successful development for her boutique firm until it became one of the most sought-out Indonesian law firms for IP practice. Her expertise and high ability to serve clients has made numerous prominent blue-chip companies and social institutions select and continue to use her firm over the years. She has been assisting one of the world’s largest media company since 1992. 

She is experienced in full IP services, which include: copyrights, trademark, patent, industrial design, layout design of integrated circuit, and trade secret. She is a person with visions and see through the legal market demands. She aims to develop lesser-known IP rights like plant variety protection, geographical indication and product design registration in Indonesia. 

Dewi holds an IP rights consultant licence from the Ministry of Laws and Human Rights, an advocate’s professional certificate from the Indonesian Bar Association (Peradi) and a bachelor of laws from the University of Indonesia. She was the Deputy Vice Chairman and the Treasury of the Indonesian IP rights consultants association (AKHKI) and the Treasury of the Indonesian capital market legal consultants association. 

She is now sharing her professionalism with AHP after its merger with DSLP on 5 June 2018. She is our partner and the co-head of the IP practice, together with AHP’s co-head, Mr. Chandra Hamzah, a well-respected litigator.