Name: Safir Anand Position: Senior Partner / Head of Trademarks / Contractual & Commercial IP Law firm: Anand & Anand
Name: Rachna Bakhru Position: Partner Law firm: RNA Technology & IP Attorneys
Name: Chetan Chadha Position: Partner / Attorney at Law / Patent Attorney Law firm: Chadha & Chadha
Name: Ameet Datta Position: Partner Law firm: Saikrishna & Associates
Name: Mohan Dewan Position: Principal Law firm: R K Dewan & Co
Name: Pooja Dodd Position: Attorney-at-Law Law firm: Dodd & Co
Name: Subhatosh Majumdar Position: Owner Law firm: S Majumdar & Co
Name: Shwetasree Majumder Position: Managing Partner Law firm: Fidus Law Chambers
Name: Harit Mohan Position: Chief Executive Officer / Founder Law firm: Signicent LLP
Name: Vikrant Rana Position: Managing Partner Law firm: SS Rana & Co
Position: Managing Partner
Law firm: Rahul Chaudhry & Partners
Phone: +91 11 4350 0000
Rahul Chaudhry is managing partner of Rahul Chaudhry & Partner. He is one of the most pre-eminent names in IP law in India.
Chaudhry’s comprehensive repertoire in management and enforcement of IP rights, extensive experience in assessing strategic innovation and legal implications enables him to advise his clients (Indian and overseas) on a wide range of issues and transactions relating to IP.
He is an extremely client-focused and adaptable leader providing high level strategic guidance.
He considers business sensitivities and goals while crafting comprehensive IP protection and enforcement strategies, both short and long term, so that clients can secure and maximise the value of their critical IP assets.
Law firm: Krishna & Saurastri Associates
Phone: +91 22 2200 6322
Sunil Krishna’s area of practice encompasses the entire spectrum of intellectual property management.
He has to his credit vast and diverse experience in trademark prosecution. In addition, he is actively involved in counselling a wide range of Indian and multinational clients.
He has been playing a pivotal role in client counselling, especially in the development of IP portfolios, licensing and joint ventures.
Name: Madhu Rewari Position: Partner Law firm: Anand & Anand
Name: Mahua Roy Chowdhury Position: Principal Partner Law firm: Royzz & Co
Name: Gayatri Roy Position: Partner Law firm: Luthra & Luthra Law Offices
Name: Hari Subramaniam Position: Managing Partner Law firm: Subramaniam & Associates
Name: Y J Trivedi Position: Founding Member / Senior IP Attorney Law firm: Y J Trivedi & Co
Name: Naveen Varma Position: Senior Partner Law firm: ZeusIP Advocates LLP
Name: Vaibhav Vutts Position: Founder / Partner Law firm: Vutts & Associates LLP Advocates
Position: Head - IP Filing & Prosecution Practice
Law firm: Sagacious IP
Phone: +91 98 1113 7349
Vivek Singh is a registered patent agent and attorney at law with a technical, legal and business background.
He is a government of India-recognised IP facilitator and has knowledge of IP strategy, prosecution (India and globally), enforcement, strategy, policy and IP-driven R&D.
Previously, Singh served as deputy director—IPR at The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (India’s apex industry body), and worked in the in-house IP team at Ranbaxy Laboratories and with various IP law firms, where he provided cost-effective IP solutions to Fortune 500 companies, startups, medium-sized enterprises and individual inventors.
Position: Managing Partner
Law firm: LexOrbis
Phone: +91 98 1116 1518
Manisha Singh is a founder and the managing partner of LexOrbis. She overviews and supervises all practice groups at the firm.
Singh is known and respected for her deep expertise on prosecution and enforcement of all forms of IP rights and for strategising and managing global patents, trademarks and designs portfolios of large global and domestic companies.
Her keen interest in using and deploying latest technology tools and processes has immensely helped the firm to develop efficient IP service delivery models and to provide best-in-class services.
She is also known for her sharp litigation and negotiation skills for both IP and non-IP litigations and dispute resolution. She is involved in a large number of intellectual property litigations with a focus on patent litigations covering all technical fields—particularly pharmaceuticals, telecommunications and mechanics.
She has been involved and successfully resolved various trademarks, copyright and design infringement and passing off cases in the shortest possible time and in most cost-efficient manner applying out-of-box strategies and thinking.
She is an active member of many associations like INTA, APAA, AIPLA, AIPPI, LES, FICPI and is involved in their committee work. She is an active writer and regularly authors articles and commentaries for some of the top IP publications. She has won a number of accolades and recognitions in her career as a leading IP lawyer.