Dewi is a partner and co-head of the firm’s Intellectual Property practice.
Prior to joining Assegaf Hamzah & Partners in June 2018, Dewi was with Lubis Hadiputranto Ganie Surowidjojo and established Hanafiah Soeharto Ponggawa in 1990. She then set up her own firm Dewi Soeharto & Rekan (in association with Deacons & Graham & James) in 1996 and focused her firm’s practice in Intellectual Property (IP) law since 2007 under the name of Dewi Soeharto Law Partnership (DSLP).
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 a corporate lawyer experienced in full suite of 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. With the combined strong resources of AHP’s litigation team, she develops creative solutions and best course of actions to unlock the value as well as protect clients’ intellectual property rights. In addition, she involves in various educational programs and campaigns related to IP protections including develop lesser known IP rights such as plant variety protection and geographical indication.
- Member of the Indonesian IP rights Consultants Association (AKHKI)
- Member of Indonesian Capital Market Legal Consultants Association (HKHPM)