Our intellectual property team regularly advises a multitude of clients, ranging from multinational corporations to startups, in respect of protection and monetisation of intellectual property. Our range of services include:
- IP Prosecution including identification, selection, prosecution and registration of trademarks, copyrights, patents, designs, and geographical indications
- Commercialisation, licensing & monetisation of Intellectual Property including brand licensing, franchise and distributorship agreements, technology licensing, patent licensing, software licensing, and non-disclosure and confidentiality agreements.
- Global IP portfolio management for our cross-border and international clientele, as well as for Indian clients, in multiple jurisdictions.
- IP disputes including civil suits for trademarks, patents, copyrights, design infringement and passing off. We represent our clients before the Indian Patent Office, the Trademark Registry, the Designs Office, the Copyright Office and the Intellectual Property Appellate Board.
Represented India’s largest medical crowdsourcing platform in obtaining an injunction against world’s largest internet and technology giant for contributory passing off and dilution
Assisted India’s leading Video on Demand platform (now, a subsidiary of Walt Disney) outsource software development and IP acquisition, for some its new technology initiatives
Advising India’s first blockchain-based Video on Demand platform on the licensing of over 200 movies. The licensees included iTv, Canal Plus, and Kew media
Advised a leading Indian chemical manufacturing company on a trademark dispute involving the existence of cross-border reputation against a US based entity
Advised Singapore-based fund managers in a trade secret dispute initiated against them by one of Asia’s largest PE funds