· Trade Marks The IPR Group has proven strengths in this branch of IP law and provides the entire spectrum of services including issues emanating out of and relating to the Internet. The services provided by the IPR Group include: Trade Mark searches and availability opinions. Trade Mark filing and prosecution Opposition proceedings Trade Mark licensing and franchising Trade Mark audit and portfolio management Domain name advice and registration Domain Name DisputesProtection and enforcement (Litigation) Anti-counterfeiting measures.
· PATENTS Patent is one of the core practice areas of the firm. The IPR Group advises clients on various fields of technology which include Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology, and Healthcare, Mechanical, Electrical and Electronics inventions. The services offered include: Feasibility and availability searches Drafting of Patent specifications for domestic and offshore jurisdictions Patent Filing and prosecution Freedom to Operate Opinions Protection and enforcement issues Licensing and Cross-Licensing contracts Intellectual Property audits/due diligence exercises.
· Copy Rights The IPR Group advises clients on a wide range of Copyright issues including Copyright infringement on the Internet and issues pertaining to Satellite Broadcasting. The services offered include: Copyright clearance and opinions Copyright protection and enforcement Broadcast and entertainment law advice Packaging and labeling advice Anti-counterfeiting measures Negotiating and drafting Licensing arrangements.
· Designs India has enacted a fresh legislation on the law of Industrial Designs enshrining WTO obligations and providing new opportunities to the Industry to register and exploit novel Designs. The services offered in this area include: General opinions on availability of Design protection Infringement analysis Design filing and prosecution, protection and enforcement.