Remfry & Sagar


Remfry House at the Millennium Plaza, Sector 27
Gurugram 122009


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Year of Establishment: 1827
Number of Partners: 29
Total Number of IP Practitioners: Professionals - 110+; Support Staff: 175+
Languages Spoken at the Firm: All business is conducted in English. However, India is a vast country and per the 2001 census, more than 30 languages in the country have more than a million native speakers. The Firm's lingual diversity is reflective of this broad trend

Established in 1827, Remfry & Sagar has pioneered IP law in India. The firm’s depth of experience is hard to match and its ability for fresh thinking in changing scenarios is self-evident. Offering services across the spectrum of intellectual property law, its dynamic team of over 115 lawyers and 160 professional staff has equal competence in both IP prosecution and litigation. A group of corporate law experts also advises on wide ranging commercial matters. More than 8,000 clients across diverse industries in over 70 countries are testimony to the firm’s leading capabilities.

Remfry & Sagar’s expertise is particularly strong in the Indian subcontinent, however, its long history has fostered close associations across geographies, facilitating easy fulfilment of a client’s global IP needs. The firm’s efforts towards crafting seamless IP solutions include extensive participation in global IP fora including the INTA, ECTA, AIPLA, AIPPI, APAA, FICPI, ITMA, LES and PTMG platforms as well close involvement with domestic industry forums such as FICCI (The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry) and the CII (Confederation of Indian Industry). This lends it a broad world view with deep insight into the demands of modern business. Remfry & Sagar also continually engages with policy makers thus contributing towards a larger change in India’s IP milieu.

Offices: Gurugram (Headquarters); Branch Offices in Bengaluru, Chennai and Mumbai.

Patents, Designs & Plant Varieties:

  • Expertise in all spheres of technology, includ- ing chemistry, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, food and related fields, telecommunications, software, electrical and electronics
    Search and watch services; due diligence; freedom to operate and invalidity opinions
    Drafting patent specifications
    Filing and prosecution of patents, designs and plant varieties applications
    Opposition and revocation/cancellation mat- ters before the Patent Office and the Intellectual Property Appellate Board (IPAB)
    Maintenance of granted patents and registered designs and filing of annual working statements for patents
    Assignment and licensing advisory as well as effecting seamless recordals
    Filing and prosecuting applications under the Biological Diversity Act

    Trademarks, Copyright & Geographical Indications:
  • Search and watch services; due diligence; investigations, market surveys; negotiations for co-existence agreements, buy-outs
    Filing and prosecution of applications (including Madrid applications), oppositions and cancellation actions; post registration maintenance including renewal and restoration
    Assignment, licensing and franchising
    Registration and maintenance of domain names
    Representation before the IP offices and IPAB

  • Enforcement of trademarks, patents, copyright, designs and geographical indications encompassing suits for infringement, passing off, unfair competition, appeals, writ petitions, special revocation petitions, counter claims etc. before various courts/tribunals
    Criminal enforcement actions including those pertaining to anti-piracy/counterfeiting
    Alternative dispute resolution
    Commercial litigation
    Domain name complaints before WIPO/National Arbitration Forum and INRegistry/NIXI
    Border control measures including filing of custom watch notices

    Corporate & Commercial:
  • Legal advice relating to foreign investment, joint ventures, company formation/management, competition law, labour laws, food laws, packaging and labelling regulations etc.; legal due diligence
    Representation before the Foreign Investment Promotion Board, the Reserve Bank of India, the Office(s) of the Registrar of Companies, etc.
    Obtaining all kinds of commercial/ statutory registrations
    Advising on and drafting agreements pertaining to trade secret and data protection