Competence of Human Resources of Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) of West Java through Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Protection in the COVID-19 Pandemic Era

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Nina Nurani, Rida Nurjanah, Iwan Prihantoro


Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) have a big role to contribute to the Indonesian economy, it is necessary to develop competencies on environmental turbulence as a result of the covid-19 pandemic. It needs to be supported by innovative and creative human resources have dynamic competencies. Need a conducive atmosphere through the protection of IPR by registering. However, IPR regulation has not been effective in encouraging Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in West Java to register their creations/innovations, but HAKI-registered MSMEs are still minimal. This study aims to find out how the competencies of MSMEs in West Java in the Covid-19 Era, and how the competencies of MSME human resources in West Java through the protection of IPR during the Covid-19 pandemic era. This research uses cross sectional method and method of interpretation of law and legal construction. Specifications of descriptive research quantitative analysis, with sampling techniques using purposive sampling with the number of 22 MSMEs Jabar. And juridical normative data collection techniques with literature studies. The results showed that the human resources competencies of MSMEs in West Java have dynamic capabilities in accordance with the demands of environmental turbulence, need to get IPR protection. There are various constraints of MSMEs to carry out IPR registration, among others, awareness is still low, costs and procedures are complicated, so there is still a lack of applicants. It is necessary to optimize the intensive socialization of IPR from the central and local governments and related institutions.

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