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Aakanksha Munjhal

Associate Partner | a.munjhal@saikrishnaassociates.com

Abhishek Gurbani

Associate Partner | a.gurbani@saikrishnaassociates.com

Abhishek, is a keen writer and part of the Commercial IP team at the firm. Abhishek routinely advises publishers, media companies across sectors with regard to legal issues in relation to content clearance and due diligence issues including film/television scripts as well as books. Abhishek additionally focuses on trademark prosecution, complex advisory work in IT and M&E sector and carrying out copyright title clearance/due diligence related work in relation to the acquisition of large film libraries.

Bharat S.Kumar

Associate Partner | bharat@saikrishnaassociates.com

Bharat works with the Dispute Resolution division. He has about a decade of experience in handling a plethora of litigations relating to intellectual property, civil, arbitration and consumer law, data theft, medical negligence, and animal welfare. He regularly represents foreign and domestic clients in disputes before the High Court, Supreme Court, et al. Bharat is accredited with drafting, filing and arguing the first petition involving ‘The Right to Safe Working Environment’, for an Indian Air Force (IAF) personnel.

Eshani Kaul

Associate Partner | eshani@saikrishnaassociates.com

Eshani is part of the IP prosecution practice at the firm. Eshani’s practice primarily focuses on trademark and brand protection law. She advises a wide range of local and international clients in relation to all aspects of brand protection including IP due diligence, trademark clearance searches, registrability issues, filing and prosecution of trademark applications, assignments, oppositions, revocation and invalidity actions, domain name disputes and complete portfolio management. She also counsels clients regarding the protection of copyright and geographical indications.

Gaurang Gautam

Associate Partner | gaurang@saikrishnaassociates.com

Gaurang is part of the the IP Prosecution team at the firm. Gaurang's expertise covers all aspects of trademark and copyright formalities with a specific focus on international trademark prosecution. He represents several Indian and international clients. He concentrates his practice on IP adoption, prosecution, maintenance, opposition, rectification, commercialization, brand conflict resolution, general advisory and IP protection in the digital sphere. Gaurang is also a member of the International Trademark Association. He has also been published in various law journals/magazines.

Kanishk Kumar

Associate Partner | kanishk@saikrishnaassociates.com

Kanishk is a member of the firm’s Litigation Team and works on contentious and non-contentious matters including those related to consumer matters, trademarks, copyright, as well as brodacast regulatory litigation.

Kushal Gupta

Associate Partner | kushal@saikrishnaassociates.com

Lovepreet Manocha

Associate Partner | lovepreet@saikrishnaassociates.com

Madhubhani Chakraborty

Associate Partner | madhubani@saikrishnaassociates.com

Madhubani is part of the Commercial IP team at the firm and has extensive experience in advising clients and handling non-contentious work in the M&E industry. She specializes in drafting, vetting, and negotiations of content agreements (production, acquisition and distribution agreements for films, television, and digital media). Prior to joining the Firm, Madhubani gained significant experience in advising clients on transactional aspects of aviation, telecom, and e-commerce (startups). In her free time, she enjoys food photography, traveling and blogging.

Nandita Saikia

Associate Partner | nandita@saikrishnaassociates.com

Nandita advises clients on IP, publishing, eCommerce, software, media, and Internet laws in relation to policy issues, dispute resolution, and litigation strategy. Nandita was earlier associated with the Office of the Additional Solicitor General of India, independently, as counsel for a company and since 2009, with the firm. She has been extensively published with her first book on business communication having come out in 2001. She also wrote a book on women's legal rights and social status. Nandita is an avid blogger as well with her blogs on copyright law matters being widely read and cited.

Poonam Singh

Associate Partner | poonam@saikrishnaassociates.com

Poonam graduated in Pharmacy in 2009 and subsequently obtained her post-graduation in Pharmaceutical Chemistry. Poonam has completed the Women Scientist scholarship program sponsored by the Department of Science and Technology. She has several years of experience in the patent industry and her practice areas include drafting and prosecuting patent applications in India and various other countries, conducting prior art searches and patentability/invalidation/infringement assessments in her domain of expertise. She regularly advises clients on patent rights enforcement in various countries.

Rabi Shankar Dash

Associate Partner | rabi@saikrishnaassociates.com

Rabi has multi-domain legal practice exposure in a wide range of Legal Affairs including Legal, Regulatory Law, IPR Enforcement issues along with Civil, Criminal & IPR. He is also experienced in Corporate Litigation relating to trial courts and non-litigation compliances matters. Drafting, interpreting and reviewing legal documents along with providing management advisory services by undertaking legal research, legal due diligence are his other areas of expertise.

Safia Said

Associate Partner | safia@saikrishnaassociates.com

Safia is a graduate from Aligarh Muslim University. She was admitted to the Bar in 2007 and has been practicing since then in various courts including High Courts and District Courts. She has advised and represented clients ranging from various global corporations to private individuals in matters relating to Intellectual Property and has been part of certain seminal judgments delivered by the Delhi High Court regards Copyright infringement.

Shilpa Gupta

Associate Partner | shilpa@saikrishnaassociates.com

Shilpa is a member of the firm’s Litigation practice and has 11 years of experience in handling various IP contentious matters involving Trademark & Copyright enforcement in the field of Pharmaceuticals, Media houses, Airlines, Internet intermediaries, publishing house, Service providers, etc. She has been instrumental in securing injunctive reliefs and seizure of infringing goods in various jurisdictions and is involved in extensive IP civil trials. She has been instrumental in advising, strategizing and managing the IP portfolios of national and international clients. Shilpa also handles non-IP litigation in the firm.

Suhasini Raina

Associate Partner | suhasini@saikrishnaassociates.com

Sumant Narang

Associate Partner | sumant@saikrishnaassociates.com

Sumant is associated with the Litigation department and apart from his exposure on the IP litigation/enforcement front, he has also been actively involved in general civil litigation in relation to Recovery, Specific Performance, Contracts, etc. Sumant also comes with a great experience on the Criminal Law side having participated and dealt with cases under various provisions of the IPC [especially White Collar Crimes], IT Act, Drugs & Cosmetics Act, Negotiable Instruments Act, etc.