Founded and Head Quartered in Kolkata, L.S. DAVAR & Co. a Full-Service Intellectual Property Law Firm was established in the year 1932 by Late Mr L. S. Davar, an Attorney at Law. We are proud to be one of the Oldest and Largest IP law firm of the Indian origin. The firm’s present Chairman, Mr G. S. Davar a Patent Lawyer has successfully carried forward the rich legacy of the firm. Dr Joshita Davar Khemani, the current managing partner has been honoured as one of the Top 100 Powerful Women in Law.
With nearly 90 glorious years of experience and expertise in the domain, we offer professional as well as quality services in handling, protecting and enforcing multi-faceted portfolio of Patents, Trademarks, Designs, Copyrights, Domain Name and Geographical Indication.
With zonal offices in Delhi and Bengaluru and with associates in over 145 countries, worldwide, we cater to a broad range of industries in India and in the neighbouring countries.
We cater to many Fortune 500 Companies also to Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises, Start-Ups, Government-Funded Industries, Universities etc., ensuring that all their legal IP needs are fully met. From developing intellectual property portfolios worldwide to handling infringement & litigating disputes, we offer a 360-degree solution to all legal IP requirements. We also assist in Advising, Handling, Protecting & Enforcing their Diverse Portfolio of Patents, Trademarks, Designs, Copyrights, Domain disputes, and Geographical Indication.
We have a dynamic team of over 200 members and growing steadily which includes Patent Professionals including Engineers, Lawyers and Technical Advisers who are experts in various practice areas relating to IP and beyond.
To maintain our superior service standards, the firm operates on a strong IT backbone, implementing a world class comprehensive ERP system based on the latest cloud platform for timeline recordings, document management, case management which are handled by seasoned team of Systems Engineers’, Docketing Professionals and Paralegals. Our in-house IT experts have developed a number of tools and resources for businesses to help them tackle IP protection more effectively for enforcement at home and abroad.
Under the leadership of Dr Joshita, the firm has received several accolades, awards, and recognition by prestigious and globally recognized organisations at various international platforms.
Top Managing Partners of India by Forbes India with above 10 years-experience.
Certificate of Recognition by Hon. Shri Suresh Prabhu, Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha for her contribution in the field of IP.
She has been recognised as the IP Experts from India by Asia IP.
Top 100 Powerful Women in Law
She has been – Ranked under Individuals: Prosecution table in the India chapter by IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent 2021 edition.
Recognized as The IP Boutique of the Year in the year 2020 by the Asia IP
“IP Star - Ranked Firm” consecutively for the years 2018,2019 & 2020 by the renowned IP Stars
Recognized as The Most Trusted IP Law Firm for last three consecutive years i.e. 2018, 2019 & 2020 by The Economic Times (ET).
Krishna & Saurastri Associates LLP is a full service Intellectual Property and Technology law firm focused on rendering business friendly legal advice. The firm was formed in 1992 and merged with a law practice set up in 1956. Ever since, the firm has been navigating complex intellectual property and techno-legal issues for its diverse client base. To keep pace with the growth of its business and be ever present for its clients, the firm has 170 people spread across offices in the major economic centers of Mumbai, New Delhi, Bengaluru, Pune, Ahmedabad and Chennai.
The firm represents clients from all major industries and sectors. The firm’s team includes specialists with niche expertise and industry experience, which is leveraged to provide clients maximum value from legal counseling. Additionally, most of the firm’s professionals have formative degrees in natural sciences, engineering, arts or business, prior to qualifying as lawyers, which is useful while navigating complex intellectual property and techno-legal issues.
Over the years, the firm has been ranked among the top tier Indian intellectual property and technology law firms consistently by leading domestic and international publications.
Obhan & Associates (O&A) offers end-to-end services in IP and corporate law with the goal of aiding and assisting its clients at every stage, and is recognised as one of India’s leading law firms.
The firm has a well-balanced domestic and international clientele and represents a cross-section of industries, including fast-moving consumer goods, mechanical engineering, hardware and electronics, pharmaceuticals, software, apparel, packaging and retail, process engineering, fashion brands, automobiles and parts, paints and chemicals, magazines and publications and textiles. Our varied client base includes individual inventors, universities and national and international corporations. O&A represents some of India’s leading business houses.
O&A comprises professionals from diverse backgrounds, all of whom combine excellence in their areas of specialisation with a strong understanding of the Indian IP and corporate law system. O&A’s IP team has skilled professionals experienced in prosecution and contentious proceedings before the various registries under the Intellectual Property Office, the Intellectual Property Appellate Board and courts all across the country. The IP team is qualified and has experience in the following technologies: mechanical, industrial, chemical, nanotechnology, biotech, electrical, electronics, software, telecoms and packaging. The IP team represents both domestic and international clients before the Trademark Office, the registrar of copyrights, the controller of designs, the Intellectual Property Appellate Board and the various courts in India.
O&A’s highly experienced corporate team provides a broad range of transactional and advisory services to institutions, entrepreneurs and public and private companies, and is experienced in dealing with all types of corporate transaction for clients in a wide range of sectors, from start-ups to multinationals. The firm’s clients also benefit from the firm’s significant experience in real estate, including acquisitions and disposals, construction, financing, development and leasing.
Network Memberships Fédération Internationale des Conseils en Propriété Intellectuelle (FICPI) Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APPA) International Trademark Association (INTA) Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle (AIPPI)
Established in 1989, S. S. Rana & Co. is a premier Intellectual Property and Corporate Law firm having a pan-Indian presence. It is one of the very few IP firms registered as “Advocate-on-Record (AOR) with the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India which equips it to represent clients’ right from the lower courts to the Apex court.
For more than 28 years the firm has been facilitating its clients in protecting, enforcing, defending and monetizing their Intellectual Property Rights in India and the world over. The firm’s long standing relationship with many Fortune 500 companies and several esteemed international and national corporations speaks laurels of its diligent and strategic legal services.
The firm also has an excellent corporate practice which continues to be a powerhouse of high value, complex corporate advisory matters. The team has expertise and in-depth knowledge in all areas of corporate practise which is combined with an astute understanding of the business and commercial agreements. Having embraced the technological advancements and changes in legal practices over the years, the firm is one of the select few law firms in the country to be awarded the ISO 9001/27001 certification.
The firm has a demonstrated record of pro bono representation - a record based on the belief that there is more to our professional mandate than advocacy only for the successful section of the society. We are committed to provide voice to students or people who are not able to afford legal representation, depending on their circumstances.
IP4kids is the firm’s CSR initiative and is a sensitization program to spread awareness about Intellectual Property Rights amongst the younger generation. Our workshops focus on interactions with students, teachers and young grassroots innovators etc. IP4kids received support from WIPO in the form of its publications distribution at the Innovation Festival 2016 organized by National Science Centre (NSC). Partners and associates at our firm also actively participate at IP sensitization seminars and conferences organized by organizations such as MSSI (Ministry of Small Scale Industries), PFC (Patent Facilitating Centre), TIFAC, FICCI, CII, WIPO and several educational institute, colleges and universities.