Januar Jahja & Partners

Prudence Jahja


A registered IP Consultant in Indonesia with experience working for IP firms in Europe and the United States, Ms. Jahja co-manages the Firm’s International Department.

In this regard, her practice focuses primarily on trademark prosecution and litigation, as well as enforcement matters, including website takedowns. Ms. Jahja holds a bachelor degree in Economic and Business Law from Atma Jaya University in Jakarta, Indonesia and earned a Master’s Degree in Intellectual Property and Competition Law from the Munich Intellectual Property Law Center (MIPLC) at the Max Planck Institute in Munich, Germany.

As part of her studies in Germany, Ms. Jahja interned at the German Intellectual Property Law firm of Preu Bohlig & Partner. After receiving her LL.M, she worked in the New York office of the Intellectual Property firm Frommer Lawrence & Haug, LLP.

She also served as a judicial intern for the Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington, D.C. Ms. Jahja is licensed to practice law in Indonesia, as well as before the Indonesian Intellectual Property Office.

Recognition: Mrs. Jahja’s work has been recognized by various outlets such as the Legal 500, WTR 1000 and Chambers Asia Pacific. Most recently, she was described as a “rising star” by Asialaw Profiles (2016), which quoted a client as stating, “She provides an excellent and thorough service in trade mark disputes and counseling.”.

She was also named a “Ranked Lawyer” and an “Associate to watch” by the 2015 edition of Chambers Asia Pacific, which stated that Mrs. Jahja “is praised by interviewees, who note that ‘she is absolutely top-notch’ as she ‘provided round-the-clock service.’” She has also been named a ASEAN IPR SME Helpdesk “Expert”.

Similarly, WTR 1000 (2015) noted that “[c]lients are effusive in their praise of European-educated, US-experienced Prudence Jahja,” leading her to be named a Leading Individual due to her growing reputation in the field. One client was quoted as saying of Mrs. Jahja: “Prudence could not be any more superb a lawyer; she provided literally round-the-clock service for months on end in a complex trademark lawsuit, during which she made our team feel entirely comfortable. We trusted her completely and the end result was exactly what we needed. We are excited to have future matters in Indonesia so that we can work with her again.”


Languages: Indonesian, English