The Firm's experienced trademark team advises clients from small or medium enterprises to international clients, across a diverse array of industries on strategic brand/trademark protection and enforcement. The team prides itself on offering clients, practical yet innovative solutions to suit their requirements. The trademark service-line includes Filing & Prosecution, Contentious and Advisory services.
Filing & Prosecution Services: The Firm acts for several well-known domestic as well as multi-national brand owners and , handles filing, prosecution, registration & renewals of trademarks owned by such brands. The Trademark Prosecution team works closely with partner law firms in various other countries around the globe to facilitate filing, prosecution, and enforcement of trademarks. The team possesses an expertise in trademark clearance services, where it regularly performs brand availability searches, TM-Alert searches, and provides brand conflict resolution strategies, including infringement and validity opinions.
Contentious Services: The Firm's expertise includes pursuing rectification, cancellation and opposition proceedings before the Intellectual Property Appellate Board (IPAB), Indian Trademark Registry as well as Writ Appeals arising from IPAB orders.
Advisory Services: The Firm works closely with the clients assisting and advising them in IP separation (spin-offs), brand conceptualization, conducting IP audits, due diligence, and competitor tracking. The teams also regularly advise on brand acquisition as well undertakes to draft of trademark assignments and license agreements.