Intellectual Property Rights
The Firm also has vast experience in handling and offering solutions pertaining to other spheres of intellectual property matters like commercial intellectual property transactions such as Technology Transfer Agreement, Software Licensing Agreement, Brand Protection Agreement, Franchisee Agreement, Assignment Agreement(s); intellectual property litigation matters such as criminal & civil suit(s) for infringement & passing off in District, High and Supreme Court of India. The intellectual property team also works closely with our transactional lawyers on the intersection of intellectual property and corporate issues.
The Firm Specialized in Assisting the Following IP Matters
- Conducting searches under trademark, copyright, design, patent law and geographical registration along with domain names; preparing search reports; advising and execution of strategies to overcome risks associated post preparing a search report(s); expertise in conducting intellectual property due to diligence exercises, market investigations & surveys.
- Drafting, filing and prosecution of applications of Trademarks, Copyrights, Design, Geographical Indications and PCT applications under Patent law(s); Business Processes.
- Filing and prosecution of applications internationally under multiple intellectual property law domains in co-operation with our foreign associates under intellectual property treaties governed by World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
- Filing Oppositions & Counter Statements and Cancellation/Rectification applications under Trademark, Patent, Design, Copyright and Geographical Indication laws.
- Renewal of Domain Names, Trademarks, Copyrights, Design, Geographical Indications and Patent Applications; drafting regular & cease & desist notices.
- Amendment & Attorney change request application under Trademarks, Copyrights, Design, Geographical Indications and Patent Applications.
- Litigation services like a suit for infringement & passing off actions under trademark, copyright, design, geographical indications and patent law along with litigations pertaining to domain name disputes like infringement and misuse actions.
- Commercial intellectual property services like drafting of agreements including but not limited to Franchisee, Licensing, Brand Protection, Brand Development, Technology Transfer, Assignment etc; negotiations with third parties on co-existence agreements and buy-outs.
- Anti-counterfeiting and anti-infringement actions like conducting search, seizure and raids.
- Management of intellectual property portfolio; continuously monitoring with filed applications not only within Interstate but in Intrastate intellectual property offices as well.
- Providing execution strategies & legal opinions pertaining to trademark, copyright, design, geographical indications, patent law(s) and domain names disputes.
- Conducting brand and intellectual property audits including audits on intellectual property management practices adopted by a company.
- Attending hearings in Controller General of Patents, Designs & Trademark office located in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai & Ahmedabad; attending hearings in Intellectual Appellate Board of India and District, High & Supreme Court of India.
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