Repressive Legal Protection of Copyrights Holder in Indonesia

Proceedings of The 6th International Conference on Research in Behavioral and Social Sciences

Year: 2019


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Repressive Legal Protection of Copyrights Holder in Indonesia

Chryssantus Kastowo, Theresia Anita Christiani and Anny Retnowati



This article intends to analyze the implementation of copyright law protection at the practical level through both court and mechanism outside the court. The nature of the complaint offense of copyright infringement places the creator in the central position whether there is law enforcement when infringement happens. The aspect of Copyright economic benefit is a major consideration in the presence or absence of lawsuits. The method used in this study is normative legal research. In this study the data is secondary data complemented by the result of interview with parties related to the problems under study. The result shows that the evil stigma of copyright infringement contributes to the high level of infringement and economic consideration is more important in determining whether there are complaints or at least or the beginning of the repressive law enforcement process.

Keywords: Copyright, Law Enforcement, Repressive Legal Protection.