OUR PRACTICE AREAS
Our intellectual property practice helps clients in identifying protectable intellectual property, and evaluating strategies for effective brand protection. We frequently advise clients on registration and licensing of trademarks, copyrights and technology across a broad spectrum of industries including fashion, food and beverages and IT. We also advise clients in due diligence and acquisition of IP assets.
Our intellectual property practice draws its strength from the in-depth knowledge and experience of handling and advising clients on a broad range of contentious and non-contentious matters across the domains of copyright, trademarks, patents and designs. The firm provides a variety of intellectual property services in the fields of trademarks, patents, copyright, designs, trade secrets, geographical indication, data protection, IP audits, anti-counterfeiting actions and managing IP portfolios.
Our strong capability in transaction advisory is a result of our extensive experience in advising and representing companies as well as domestic and international PE / VC funds on various investments, joint ventures, joint development arrangements and acquisitions. We are deeply involved in the transactional advisory process and are often called upon to advise companies on several aspects of such transactions, right from:
- Transaction structuring;
- Conducting legal due diligence;
- Negotiating and drafting the transaction documentation;
- Obtaining regulatory approvals; and
- Providing assistance with undertaking and fulfilling closing and post-closing obligations.
We regularly assist businesses in re-thinking, structuring and negotiating their contractual arrangements with vendors, service providers, customers, business partners and other strategic stakeholders. We work closely with business teams to develop a deep understanding of the business needs and risks and capture them in simple, business-friendly legal documentation. We also advise clients on issues relating to corporate governance, compliance and applicable laws and regulations.
Litigation is a pervasive fact of the Indian business life and picking the right legal advisor is often half the battle won. Our dispute resolution practice experience covers a wide and challenging spectrum of commercial matters including company matters, contractual disputes, intellectual property disputes, consumer disputes, debt recovery, employment and human resources, media and entertainment, unfair and restrictive trade practices, consumer disputes amongst others.
We devise strategies and tactics to get you to your goal, employing the expertise of a wide variety of practice areas and solutions. We handle matters before various courts, quasi-judicial authorities, domestic and international tribunals, including: (i) Supreme Court of India; (ii) High Courts of various states; (iii) district courts; (iv) Company Law Board / National Company Law Tribunal; (v) Debt Recovery Tribunals; (vi) National Consumer Dispute Resolution Commission; (vii) Various State Commissions (vi) Environmental Tribunals, to name a few.
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