Intellectual property in India

Ediplis Counsels

Ediplis Counsels assists with all IP-related matters, including advice on trade mark, patent and copyright disputes, with a broad range of industry expertise, including technology, pharmaceuticals, fintech, consumer goods, media, banking and finance. Nishant Kewalramani is an intellectual property specialist and is also a registered Indian patent agent. Aditi Verma Thakur has a strong contentious and non-contentious practice with an emphasis on commercial IP matters, while Vishal Jain is highly skilled in due diligence and trademark matters.

Practice head(s):

Nishant Kewalramani; Aditi Verma Thakur; Ashima Chalia; Vishal Jain

Key clients

Seshaasai Business Forms

Magma HDI General Insurance

Zephyr Toymakers

Macleods Pharmaceuticals Limited

Robinhood Insurance

Work highlights

  • Represented Robinhood Insurance Broker in several enforcement exercises relating to their trading name and product names.
  • Represented Zephyr Toymakers in a wide range of trademark and design protection and enforcement matters.

ANM Global Inc.

The full-service intellectual property team at ANM Global Inc. advises across the full spectrum of intellectual property law, from trade mark and patent prosecution to anti-counterfeiting and enforcement. The founder, Nidhish Mehrotra, handles a range of contentious and non-contentious matters with an emphasis on copyright infringement. Ragini Shah heads the patent group and handles a wide variety of patent prosecutions, and Rahul Dhote, who leads the IP practice, is noted for her expertise in handling a range of intellectual property matters.

Practice head(s):

Nidhish Mehrotra; Ragini Shah; Rahul Dhote


‘From the moment we engaged with this law firm, their team demonstrated an unmatched level of legal knowledge and expertise in the field of intellectual property. Their in-depth understanding of our industry and the nuances of IP law allowed them to provide meticulously tailored advice and recommendations, ensuring our assets were fully protected.’

‘What truly stood out about this law firm was their proactive approach to handling our intellectual property matters. Particularly, Rahul Dhote and Ragini Shah consistently demonstrated a keen attention to detail, leaving no stone unturned while navigating complex legal processes. The entire team’s meticulous planning, foresight, and dedication enabled us to avoid potential pitfalls and safeguard our intellectual assets effectively.’

Key clients

Bajaj Finserv Ltd

Elmex Controls Pvt. Ltd

Biosense Technologies Pvt. Ltd

Mswipe Technologies

AMD Law Group (Atlanta, USA)

Clinton Healthcare Initiative

Rubamin Pvt. Ltd.

Ami Lifesciences Pvt.Ltd.

Rewaa Fashion Pvt. Ltd

Myora & Myora IP (Guatemala, Central America)

Indusface Pvt. Ltd

Naman Integrated Management Services Pvt. Ltd.

Prakash Chemicals Pvt. Ltd

Endemol India Private Limited

Applause Entertainment Pvt. Ltd.

Culver Max Entertainment Pvt. Ltd.

Dabur India Limited

Warner Music India Pvt. Ltd.

Universal Music India Pvt. Ltd.

Tips Industries Limited

Viacom 18 Media Pvt. Ltd.

Zee Entertainment Limited

Metropolis Healthcare Limited

RPG Lifesciences Limited

Cummins India

Joyo Plastics

Pralshar Bio Products Private Ltd.

Work highlights

  • Represented Applause Entertainment Private Limited in restraining the other party from using copyrighted material of the company.
  • Assisted Pralshar Bio Products Private Ltd with drafting various applications and plaints involved in the suit.

Mansukhlal Hiralal & Company

Mansukhlal Hiralal & Company advises clients on the full life cycle of intellectual property assets, with a particular focus on trade mark registration. The key sectors of expertise for the practice include healthcare, education, petroleum, agriculture and financial services. Practice head Bhushan Shah advises on all aspects of intellectual property law, from copyrights and trade marks to patents and trade secrets. Meeta Kadhi is another key contact.

Practice head(s):

Bhushan Shah; Meeta Kadhi


‘Mansukhlal Hiralal and Co. is a standout legal practice known for its unique strengths and innovative approach. With a team of highly experienced lawyers well-versed in various legal areas, the firm offers unparalleled expertise and a comprehensive range of services. What sets the practice apart is its unwavering commitment to a client-centered approach, providing personalized strategies tailored to meet the specific needs and goals of client. Embracing advanced technology, the firm ensures efficient legal processes and timely responses to client inquiries. Furthermore, its collaborative culture fosters a dynamic environment for creative problem-solving, enabling the team to tackle complex legal challenges effectively. These factors combine to make Mansukhlal Hiralal and Co. an appealing and forward-thinking choice among legal firms.’

‘Bhushan Shah and Meeta Kadhi are standout individuals at the firm, excelling in intellectual property law. Their expertise, innovative thinking, client focus, and collaborative approach sets them apart. They embody ethical conduct, adaptability, and resilience, making them highly valued by colleagues and clients. Their contributions have given our firm a competitive edge and fostered a culture of excellence.’

Key clients

Travel Blue India Private Limited

Travel Blue Limited (UK)

Petronas Lubricants (India) Private Limited and

Petronas Lubricants Italy S.P.A.

HT foods

GoodWorker Pte Ltd

GoodWorker Technologies Private Limited

Affinidi India Private Limited

Eye Kare Kilitch Ltd

Sudipta Mundhra

IG International Private Limited

IG Agri Ventures Private Limited

Work highlights

  • Assisted GoodWorker Pte Ltd. with the filing of numerous trade mark applications under various classes in India.
  • Assisted Petronas Lubricants (India) Private Limited with the protection of their trademark.
  • Represented Travel Blue Limited (UK) and Travel Blue India Private Limited in a infriengement matter.

BTG Advaya

BTG Advaya advises clients on the full life cycle of intellectual property assets, with a particular focus on trade marks. Nidhi Tandon, who heads the practice, is noted for her expertise in handling both contentious and non-contentious matters regarding  trade marks, including enforcement, due diligence, licensing, prosecution and portfolio management.

Practice head(s):

Nidhi Tandon

Key clients

NCDEX E-Markets Limited


Nature Coatings Inc.

Nolte Group

GALA Germany GmbH


Eruvaka Technologies Private Limited

Ordain Health Care Global Private Limited

Dalberg Development Advisors Pvt Ltd

Work highlights

  • Advised NCDEX E-Markets Limited on the protection and management of its trademarks/brands portfolio focusing on trademark filings, prosecutions, pursuing and defending infringement and passing off of their intellectual property in India.
  • Advised Eruvaka Technologies Pvt. Ltd., on protection and management of its trademarks/ brands portfolio focusing on trademark filings, prosecutions, pursuing and defending infringement and passing off of their intellectual property in India.
  • Advised Dalberg Development Advisors Pvt. Ltd., on a variety of intellectual property issues such as licensing issues, copyright infringement, derivative and transformative works.

ANA Law Group

ANA Law Group provides day-to-day IP advice and strategic IP counselling and representation for clients in the entertainment, media, aviation, manufacturing and pharmaceuticals sectors. The founder, Anoop Narayanan, has over three decades of experience handling multi-jurisdictional trade mark and patent-related matters, while Biju Komath often covers complex trade mark and patent infringement cases.

Practice head(s):

Anoop Narayanan

Other key lawyers:

Biju Komath

Key clients

Philip Morris Brands Sarl

Oracle Corporation

ABB Schweiz AG

Meta Platforms, Inc., WhatsApp Inc., Instagram, LLC

Snap Inc.

Guinness World Records

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, LLC

Sony Interactive Entertainment LLC

TotalEnergies SE

Moderna Tx

Delta Air Lines, Inc.

AptarGroup, Inc.

Qatar Airways and Qatar Tourism

Medela Holding AG

Richemont International SA

Safari Industries India Limited

Lovevery, Inc.

LLOYD Shoes Germany, LLC

Miramax LLC

Danone Asia Pacific Holdings Pte. Ltd

Work highlights

  • Represented the social media giants, Meta Platforms, Inc., WhatsApp Inc., Instagram, LLC, in their trade mark prosecution.
  • Represented Oracle Corporation in the trade mark oppositions, contentious matters, brand enforcement, infringement matters.
  • Represented Philip Morris in their trade mark portfolio.


Gagrats has expertise in the enforcement of IP rights, including the protection of patents, trade marks and copyrights, with a strong focus on the manufacturing industry. Rustam Gagrat heads the practice and has particular experience assisting clients with the licensing of various intellectual property rights, including trade marks.

Practice head(s):

Rustam Gagrat

JP Legal Corp

The practice at JP Legal Corp regularly assists media clients with the drafting, vetting and execution of agreements and contracts for creating and exploiting intellectual property. The managing partner, Persis Hodiwalla, has a particular focus on contracts relating to content creation and is further supported by Shweta Amalsadiwalla.

Practice head(s):

Persis Hodiwalla; Jay Vasani; Shweta Amalsadiwalla


‘JP Legal comes across as very professional and well educated in the related subject and has a great knowledge of how to respond to client queries.’

‘Persis Hodiwalla has always first tried to understand our queries with her knowledge of the industry. The care with which Persis involves herself fully in each contract feels like she’s a part of my own company.’

‘Persis Hodiwalla possesses immense knowledge in the entertainment and media industry and understands the nuances of copyright in depth. The team is always available to resolve our queries with the correct responses, favoring our stand. JP Legal Corp has a track record of responding within 36 hours on any agreements. They always strive hard to negotiate agreements with the opposite party, safeguarding our company’s interests completely. On the innovation front, all the members are technically sound and use the best available modes of communication. Shweta Amalsadiwalla has an in-depth knowledge of handling the litigation aspect of the cases and advising us promptly.’

Key clients

Rohit Shetty Productionz LLP, Mumbai

Rohit Shetty Picturez LLP, Mumbai

Benaras Mediaworks Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai

Global Sports and Media Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. (GSEAMS), Mumbai

Gandhar Film Studios Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai

Hock wood Digital DMCC, Dubai

RGBA Studios Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai

Golden Pen, Mumbai

Asiman Media and Entertainment LLP, Mumbai

Mr. Hussain Zaidi, Mumbai

AA Films Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai

Chalchitra Mandalee, Mumbai

Mr. Anand Kumar (world famous mathematician), Patna, India

Work highlights

  • Assisted Anil Thadani with the devolvement of ancestral property owned by him and his family members.
  • Assisted Anubhav Sinha with the venturing into directing and producing Hindi language content for the over-the-top platform.
  • Assisted RGBA Studios with third parties agreements.

Naik Naik & Company

Naik Naik & Company assists clients with day-to-day data intellectual property issues, including copyrights and patents as well as trade marks. The practice also has extensive experience in both civil and criminal matters, including anti-piracy and enforcement. Media sector expert Ameet Naik coheads the practice with IP specialist Madhu Gadodia and Abha Shah, who has vast expertise in filing and pursuing trade mark and copyright registration applications before registries across India.

Practice head(s):

Ameet Naik; Madhu Gadodia Chaudhar; Abha Shah

Key clients

Amitabh Bachchan

Arha Media and Broadcasting Pvt. Ltd.

Mr. Hussain Zaidi and Ms Jane Borges

Manzar Studios Pvt Ltd.

Wakefit Innovations Pvt Ltd

Sunil Manchanda

Lux Industries Limited

Super Cassettes Industries Pvt Ltd (T-series)

Mr. Allu Arvind

Luker Electric Technologies Private Limited

Coca Cola India Pvt. Ltd.

Work highlights

  • Advised Arha Media and Broadcasting Pvt. Ltd., on safeguarding its interests and rights in respect of the original produced web talk-show titled “Unstoppable”.
  • Represented Hussain Zaidi and Jane Borges in defending claims from a stay of sale of books and the film before the City Civil Court, Bombay High Court and Supreme Court.
  • Represented Amitabh Bachchan in the matter for safeguarding his personality rights which is inclusive of the right to privacy and publicity.

Royzz & Co. Attorneys at Law

Royzz & Co. Attorneys at Law is proficient in handling the full spectrum of intellectual property matters, including copyrights, designs, trade marks and patents prosecution. Mahua Roy Chowdhury has considerable experience in handling a range of contentious and non-contentious matters, with an emphasis on copyright and trade mark enforcement and infringement matters, while Anupriya focuses on patent protection.

Practice head(s):

Mahua Roy Chowdhury; Anupriya

Key clients


Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India LLP

Indian Institute of Technology

A German Luxury Car

Uninterrupted IP, LLC

National Stock Exchange-IT

Monash University

Suta Private Ltd

Star TV

National Commodity Exchange

Windsor Machines Limited

World Vu Sattellite

TATA Housing


TATA Motors

University Of New Hampshire

National Innovation Foundation

Indian Emporium

A.T.E Enterprises Pvt Ltd

Innoleague Technologies India Pvt Ltd

Greysoft Solutions Pvt Ltd

Hare Krishna Exports Pvt Ltd

Work highlights