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Bagus Lestanto

Intellectual property expert
Senior Associate

Bagus Lestanto


For more than ten years, Bagus has worked in the sphere of intellectual property. From the initial stages of prosecution to enforcement and litigation of numerous IP issues in Indonesia, including trademark, patent, copyright, and design. He has provided advice to both foreign and domestic clients. Bagus viewed himself as a versatile intellectual property lawyer who could apply his theoretical understanding of IP laws and distinctive approach to stakeholders in Indonesia to get a result that was in the client’s best interests.

Professional experience

Bagus has provided assistance in a number of contentious and non-contentious IP matters in Indonesia, including defending a Chinese video game firm against claims of copyright infringement and assisting a Swedish pharmaceutical company in asserting its patent rights there.

Bagus majored in business law while earning his Bachelor of Law (S.H.) from the University of Indonesia. He then went on to earn his Master of Laws (LL.M.) from Kyushu University in Japan. 

He also possesses an advocate practice license in Indonesia with PERADI (Indonesia Advocates Association) and is a licensed IP Consultant with the Ministry of Law and Human Rights, both of which are relevant to his professional experience in IP.

Personal interests

Bagus is a big fan of international football and the National Basketball Association (NBA). During his leisure time, he loves nothing more than watching these two sports and keeping up with the latest news and developments.