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 for Indonesian Law, Islam and Society (CILIS) at the University of Melbourne; Visiting Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Technology MARA, Shah Alam, Malaysia; and Affiliated Researcher at the Purai Global Indigenous History Centre and at the Centre for the Study of Violence 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.
Hamed Azad Moghddam
Hamed is a PhD candidate in marketing at The University of Newcastle in Australia. Hamed has a background in management, political science and philosophy in Iran and Malaysia. He worked as a researcher and is the author of ‘Globalization and Terrorism’, which was published in Iran (Islamic Azad University). Hamed also collaborated with the democracy and human rights project at the UNESCO chair at Shahid Beheshti University in Tehran from 2000 to 2008. He is currently a lecturer and research assistant at the Faculty of Business and Law.