AMR Partnership

Dr. Ir. Bambang Priyono, MT.


Bambang Priyono, born in 1966, is a partner and Senior COUNSEL.


Mr. Priyono is one of the most experienced as well as the highest-qualified patent practitioners of the firm as he has been handling patent affairs at AMR since 1996, with expertise in patents which particularly relate to mechanical, chemical, pharmaceutical and bio technical inventions. He also devotes a significant part of his practice to negotiation and drafting license agreement in a wide variety of areas of technology.

Bambang has a bachelor degree in Metallurgical Engineering from the University of Indonesia and an M.Sc. in Catalyst Materials from the same university through a program with researches done at Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, U.S.A. He also enjoyed tenure as research student at Metallic Material Branch of the National Aeronautic & Space Administration (NASA) in Langley, Virginia, USA.

Bambang is one of the Partners at AMR PARTNERSHIP and was the firm's Head of Patent Division until 2010, and was afterward appointed to his current post as Special Counsel for Patents. Aside from his activities at the firm, he also lectures in his Alma-mater, Faculty of Engineering, the University of Indonesia, and now is still holding the position of Vice President in the Indonesian Group of AIPPI.

Recently, Bambang has just earned his PhD degree from the University of Indonesia with outstanding results. His research field focused on high performance Lithium-ion Battery using Lithium Titanate as the anode material.

Bambang is one of the important key players in AMR, his role is particularly significant in developing and strengthening the Patent Division of our firm. He is known for his bright ideas and ways of finding solutions to our Clients' problems. Having maintained good relations with the Indonesian Patent Office as well as with other Agencies and Institutions, he makes sure that our firm is well updated and informed of any development in the field of Intellectual Property, either nationally or internationally.

In the past, Bambang had achievements of undertaking of various patents, among others, in

  • representing a UK company countering opposition filed by a US company in respect of Security Printing Patent
  • counseling and providing the infringement analysis of the petrochemical/catalyst patents of Malaysian Company
  • counseling an Indonesian company in respect of patent infringement of Metallurgical Patent in Welding technology
  • representing a Japanese company filing an opposition against Japanese patent applicant in respect of Mechanical Patent in Roller blade technology
  • providing second expert opinion representing Japanese company in respect of infringement of Mechanical patent in decompression of motorcycle engine against Chinese motorcycle companies
  • appeal case on behalf of a Korean company in respect of Mechanical patent in two stroke engine
  • prosecuting patent applications in respect of pharmaceutical patent in the USA, Europe and Japan

Education and Qualifications:

  • Researcher to National Aeronautical and Space Administration (NASA) 1985, Virginia USA
  • B.Sc (Metallurgical Engineering) 1989, University of Indonesia
  • M.Sc (Cum laude) (Gas and Petrochemical Engineering) 1995, University of Indonesia
  • Intellectual Property Course, 1996, Tokyo, Japan
  • Indonesian Leading Individual in Intellectual Property 2003, Jakarta
  • Doctor (Metallurgical and Materials Engineering), 2017, University of Indonesia.

Professional Activities:

  • Patent Committee of the Asian Patent
  • Member of Asian Patent Attorney Association (APAA) from 1999
  • Member of ASEAN IPA from 2000
  • Member of AIPPI since 2004.

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