3 ways to register copyright in Indonesia, let's patent your work!

So Millennials and Gen-Z don't just enjoy work, there are times when you can also make work. There are various works that can be produced, such as music, books, photographs, fine art, and audio visuals. After creating your work, don't forget to register your intellectual property rights (HKI).


In essence, IPR is a way to enjoy the results of an intellectual creativity economically. For those of you who are just pioneering creating works, let's get to know how to register your creation rights. Ask law firm Jakarta for further assistance. Reporting from the website of the Directorate General of Intellectual Property, here are the methods!


1. IPR is divided into two, namely copyright and industrial property rights

Before registering, first identify the type of work you want to register whether it is copyright or industrial rights. Copyright is the exclusive right of the creator or the right recipient to reproduce and publish his work or to give permission to reduce restrictions according to applicable laws. Meanwhile, industrial property rights consist of brands, patents, industrial designs, trade secrets, integrated circuit layout designs, and plant varieties.

also read : Get to Know About Copyright Law in Indonesia 

2. Identify the work to be registered with IPR

There are various works that IPR can register for. Meanwhile, among them.


  •     Books, pamphlets, computer programs, published paper layouts, and all written works;

  •     Lectures, speeches, lectures, and other similar works;

  •     Teaching aids for scientific and educational purposes;

  •     Music or songs with or without subtitles;

  •     Drama or musical drama, choreography, dance, puppetry, and pantomime;

  •     Fine arts, such as painting, carving, drawing, calligraphy, sculpture, sculpture, collage and applied arts;

  •     Architecture;

  •     Map;

  •     Batik art;

  •     Photography;

  •     Interpretations, translations, potpourri, adaptations, and other works of transformed form.


3. IPR registration can be done directly at the head office or region

To register IPR, you can register directly at the head office, namely the Directorate General of Intellectual Property Rights which is located at Jl. H.R. Rasuna Said Kav. 8-9, South Jakarta 12940. Meanwhile, those in the regions can register at the Regional Office of the Ministry of Law and Human Rights of the Republic of Indonesia. You only need to prepare the files needed to register your IPR.

also read : Awareness of Creative Economy Actors in Indonesia on Copyright Issues Needs to be Increased


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