Christoph Antons is Professor of Law, School of Law, University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia.He has a background in law, Southeast Asian studies and art history. He is an Affiliated Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition in Munich; Senior Fellow at the Centre for Development Research, University of Bonn; Senior Associate at the Centre forIndonesian Law, Islam and Society (CILIS) at the University of Melbourne; and an Affiliated Researcher at Purai-Global Indigenous and Diaspora Research Studies Centre at the University of Newcastle
Prayudi Setiadharma joined the project in 2017 as PhD candidate under the supervision of Prof Christoph Antons on the topic of “The impact of intellectual property rights on the Indonesian innovation system since TRIPS”.
Prayudi obtained his undergraduate law degree (Sarjana Hukum) from the Faculty of Law, Padjadjaran, Bandung, Indonesia, in 2002. His Masters in Intellectual Property Laws was completed at the University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (2004).
He handled independent law practice as Indonesian registered Intellectual Property Attorney and Plant Variety Protection Rights Attorney in Jakarta and lectured IPR and Business Law at the Faculty of Economics, Surya University, Tangerang, Indonesia. He is the author of a book “Mari Mengenal HKI (Introduction to IPR)” (Goodfaith, 2010), a popular work on selected IPR topics aimed at the non-legal audience.