Intellectual Property

Top Intellectual Property Lawyers In India

The Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) division at Ahlawat & Associates is one of the most efficient, success-driven, client-centric & result-oriented practice areas across law firms in India. Our IPR lawyers regularly advises numerous international and domestic clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies, multinational companies, partnership firms, start-ups, individuals, etc. A&A’s

intellectual property lawyers in India have immense experience across varied fields of intellectual properties including (but not limited to) trademarks, copyrights, patents, industrial designs, plant varieties and geographical indications.

As one of the best intellectual property law firm in India, A&A’s IPR team  comprises motivated and well-qualified IPR lawyers who have immense experience in providing specific curated solutions to varied intellectual property issues including management of intellectual property portfolios; preparation of strategies for holistic protection of intellectual property rights (worldwide, including in India); prosecution of applications for trademark, copyright, patent, industrial designs and geographical indications; prosecution of trademark applications through the Madrid protocol; handling oppositions and cancellation actions; conducting intellectual property due diligence; handling enforcement actions against third-party infringers; commissioning investigations to ascertain information about counterfeit products as well as infringing goods/services; assisting with the assignment and licensing of intellectual property, prosecuting domain name disputes, etc.

Ahlawat & Associates intellectual property lawyers in India also have vast experience in handling and offering cutting-edge solutions pertaining to other allied spheres of intellectual property matters such as drafting and reviewing Technology Transfer Agreement, Software Licensing Agreement, Brand Protection Agreement, Franchisee Agreement, Assignment Agreement(s), etc.

Our intellectual property law firm in India regularly assist clients in initiating and defending Intellectual Property Litigation (both civil suits and criminal complaints) in respect of infringement & passing off at various District and High Courts of India as well as the Supreme Court of India. The Intellectual Property team also works closely with our transactional lawyers to address and resolve issues at the intersection of intellectual property and other laws (including consumer protection laws, unfair competition laws, etc.).

Ahlawat and Associates intellectual property attorneys in India regularly serve numerous clients and renders intellectual property services in various sectors including (but not limited to) entertainment, technology, electronics, lighting, personal care and sanitary, FMCG, pharmaceutical, security, digital gold, sports, real estate, e-commerce, education, hospitality, etc.


A&A’s Expertise In Intellectual Property

Ahlawat & Associates is ranked amongst the top full-service law firms in India and is recognized for its experienced and robust IP practice. Founded in 1978, A&A has been bestowed with numerous prestigious awards, has been listed in reputed rankings and has been recognized by numerous websites for its exceptional and niche intellectual property practice.

A&A’s focus on IP spans the entire range of intellectual property rights and categories including – trademarks & brands, patents & inventions, technologies and techniques, copyrights & creativity, industrial & aesthetic designs, entertainment, media, broadcasting, digital, streaming and related rights, information technology (IT), internet and cyber law, product development & technical know-how, IP asset management, IP policy and regulation, product liability & consumer protection, telecom & communication, and trade secrets.

With the benefit of being a full-service law firm (with offices based out of New Delhi, Mumbai and Chandigarh), A&A is equipped to handle legal queries involving the overlap of multiple legal fields such as unfair competition laws, consumer protection laws, competition laws, etc.

A&A is also a recognised member of various international legal organizations including Interlegal, ILN (International Lawyers Network), etc. A&A is very active in the functioning of these organizations through the publishing of content, attending events and participating in the management of these organizations. In fact, the Managing Partner of A&A (Mr. Uday Singh Ahlawat) is currently serving as the Vice President of Interlegal.

In addition to a spacious and elegant physical office space in the heart of New Delhi, we also possess sophisticated technical infrastructure which evolves as per the Clients’ needs and the changing legal landscape. A&A’s platform for docketing and tracking its entirely digitized files enables its Attorneys to be readily available from any location.


Our Intellectual Property Services

  • Clearance

    trademark attorney in India assists our clients in conducting pre-filing clearance searches through third-party specialised software. This helps the client in finalising a suitable brand ensuring that the chances of any third-party claims are minimised.

  • Prosecution

    We assist the client with the filing trademark/copyright/design/patent applications, responding to any technical/substantive objections (in the Examination Reports), responding to provisional refusals, drafting of use Affidavits, attending hearings at the Trade Marks Registry/Copyright Office/Patent Office, etc.

  • Oppositions

    A&A offers watch services for its clients to identify any potential marks of concern which have been filed by third parties in India. We assist clients in initiating opposition actions, defending oppositions, collating evidence and preparing Affidavits (for opposition and cancellation proceedings), attending hearings at the Trade Marks Registry, etc.

  • Maintenance

    A&A intellectual property attorneys in India assists clients with post-registration activities such as filing for renewal applications, recordal of registrant’s change of name and address, etc.

  • Enforcement

    A&A has a dedicated team which regularly apprises Clients about unauthorized and illegal use of its Clients’ IP and thereafter recommends a holistic strategy to counter such activities (through the issuance of legal notices, takedown notices, etc.)

  • Litigation

     A&A regularly initiates lawsuits for enforcement of Client’s IP rights through its specialized team in various fora across India including district courts, high courts as well as the Supreme Court of India.

  • Domain name disputes

     We assist our Clients in initiating actions under the Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) before the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center and ADR Forum and under the IN Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (INDRP) before the NIXI against cyber squatters.

  • Licensing and Assignments

     A&A assists its clients in any transactional matters involving licensing and assignment of their intellectual properties. These include drafting, reviewing and negotiating of relevant agreements.


Work Highlights

  • We have recently obtained a favourable interim injunction order for one of our clients in a pending trademark infringement and passing off a lawsuit.
  • We have filed trademark applications for the shape of a clock for one of our clients based out of the United Kingdom.
  • We have successfully obtained a copyright registration for its software for one of our technology clients.
  • We have been able to obtain trademark registration by overcoming the distinctiveness objection by relying upon the trans-border reputation of the mark.
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Experienced Team

At A&A, we believe that we are as good as our team, Our principle has guided us to ensure that we have the best IPR lawyers in India based at our main offices while a team of leading IPR lawyers in other parts of the world run our various practices globally, thus ensuring optimum management and service of even the most complex transactions. It is due to our standards of professional responsibility when dealing with our clients and various matters, which we stringently abide by that has enabled us to qualify as one of the most reputed IPR law firms in India.


Industry Experience

Whilst A&A has been able to cater to legal needs pan India as well as globally, its main founding office and headquarters is in Delhi and it is due to this foothold, A&A has played a vital role in providing advice to the government on various legal and policy-related issues and is amongst the few corporate law firms in India to have the experience and optimal understanding of interpretation and drafting of policy matters.


Client-Centric Approach

A&A adopts an approach that demands the highest levels of knowledge, technical skill and service delivery allowing us to provide accurate, reliable, timely, and cost-effective advice while maintaining international standards of excellence and create a bespoke approach for every client and their business. Our unique perspective of working on our client’s matters as a critical part of their team allows us to address their problems like our own. We believe that each client comes with different requirements and concerns – and we work tirelessly to achieve their goals and pursue their objectives.


Cost-Efficient

We make sure that our fee structure and the legal costs involved are very transparent and predictable for our clients. We believe that client relationships are based on trust and a sense of common purpose and we never falter on our promise making us one of the best corporate law firms in India. Our priority has been to deliver the best legal & business solutions and our fee arrangements are tailored to the needs of the client, the client’s goals, and the nature of the matter.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. What do you mean by intellectual property?

    Intellectual property (IP) refers to creations of the mind, such as brands, symbols, names; content and images; literary, artistic, musical and dramatic works; inventions; and designs used in commerce.
  2. What are the different laws pertaining to Intellectual Properties?

    The Intellectual Property statues in India include the Trade Marks Act, 1999; Copyright Act, 1957; Designs Act, 2000; Patents Act, 1970; Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration and Protection) Act, 1999; Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers’ Rights Act, 2001, etc. (as well as the Rules framed under these statutes).
  3. Why choose A&A as your Intellectual Property law firm in India?

    The presence of experienced IPR lawyers, trademark lawyers and patent lawyers at A&A, the cutting-edge technology deployed by the firm coupled with the cross-sectional legal work done by various attorneys at the firm makes it a perfect choice for all prospective clients for handling their intellectual property portfolios.

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