PATMA: patent and trade mark attorneys in India

R. K. Dewan & Co.

R. K. Dewan & Co. is the first port of call for leading domestic and international clients operating in India, including Fortune 500 companies, which seek the team’s extensive services in the filing and prosecution of patents and trademarks. The main names to note include the firm’s principal Mohan Dewan and head of patents and business development Niti Dewan, both of whom are based in Pune, and the Mumbai-based duo of Disha Dewan and Amar Prakash Singh, who have impressive expertise in trademark-related matters, an area in which recent arrival Anju Agrawal (in New Delhi) also excels.

Practice head(s):

Niti Dewan

Other key lawyers:

Mohan Dewan; Disha Dewan; Amar Prakash Singh

Work highlights

K&S Partners

K&S Partners, an IP boutique with a nationwide presence in India, is regularly sought by clients for filing and prosecution. Patent work is an area of particular expertise for the team, which has one of the largest portfolios of foreign patent filings for domestic clients, spanning the United States Patent and Trademark Office, European Patent Office and Japanese Patent Office. Its clients operate across a broad range of sectors, including engineering, life sciences, technology, food and drink, consumer goods and entertainment. The firm’s strong PATMA offering draws on a number of individuals, including but not limited to the Gurugram-based Deepa Tiku and Amrish Tiwari, both of whom specialise in life sciences patents; Srihari S K (in Chennai), a patent agent with a focus on emerging technologies; and Namrata Chadha (in Mumbai), a patent attorney in the pharma-chemistry practice.

Other key lawyers:

Deepa Tiku; Namrata Chadha; Anand Choubey; Amrish Tiwari; Srihari S K; Latha Nair; Gautam Bhattacharya; Gautam Bhattacharya; Ravi Bhola; Durgesh Mukharya


‘Highly reputable and trustworthy firm that consistently delivers exceptional results for their clients.’

‘Quick responses and good quality of work.’

‘The K&S team offers top-quality legal advice in a very prompt and comprehensive manner. It’s definitely one of the best IP firms in India.’

Work highlights

Kochhar & Co.

Kochhar & Co.'s services span the filing and prosecution of patents and trademarks, in addition to portfolio management, which it carries out for its broad roster of domestic and international clients. Gurugram-based patent attorney Tarvinder Singh is a regular fixture on patent and trademark filing and prosecution matters; much of his recent work has involved the automobile, aviation, telecoms, biotech and energy sectors. Other recommended individuals include trademark and transactional attorney Lynn Lazaro (in Bengaluru) and Savitha Kesav Jagadeesan (in Chennai).

Other key lawyers:

Tarvinder Singh; Lynn Lazaro; Savitha Kesav Jagadeesan; Sahil Arora


‘Responsive, intelligent and reliable.’

‘Lynn Lazaro – I trust that she will do what she says she will do in a proficient and cost-effective way. This is valuable when managing IP portfolios and client expectations.’

Key clients

Houghton International Inc., USA

Toyota Motor Corporation

Ciena Corporation

Cinepolis NSuzuki Motor Corporation

National Presto

Lockheed Martin Corporation

Nissan Motor Co.

Lutron Electronics


Emirates Airlines

Haribo / Rigo Trading S.A.

Asustek Corporation Inc.

Arsenal JSCO.

Samsung Electronics India Pvt. Ltd.

Bakson Drugs and Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd.

Connor, Clark & Lunn Financial Group

TTEC Holdings Inc.

DoorDash Inc.

Mark Holding SARL

The Lubrizol Corporation

Legero Schuhfabrik GmbH

Vodafone Shared Services India

Electronics Mart India Limited Amara Raja

TVS Srichakra

Apollo Hospitals

Wow Skin science

GVK Bioscience

Enamor- Modenik Lifestyles

Tvasta Manufacturing

Godrej Storage Solutions

JK Fenner

Sodexo India Services Private Limited

Imply Data, Inc.

Hatio Innovations Private Limited


Numerator, Inc.

Saul Ewing LLP

Paranthaman Exporters

Pachmann Limited

Arteris, Inc.

Duane Morris LLP

Opera Solutions India Private Limited

Knobbe Martens

Micro Plastics Private Limited

Ultraviolette Automotive Private Limited

Work highlights

  • Representing Houghton International in several rectification actions against fraudulent trademark registrations in India before IP Tribunals and Company Law Boards.
  • Acting as Indian counsel for Ciena on all patent work, including filing and prosecuting new patent applications and assisting the client in strengthening its portfolio.
  • Assisting Amara Raja with filing new trademark applications in India and abroad.

Singhania & Partners LLP

With experienced senior partner Dipak Rao at the helm, Singhania & Partners LLP‘s New Delhi-based practice is well placed to handle patent, design, trademark and copyright issues, with standout expertise in the food sector. Other key individuals include IP all-rounder Sonil Singhania and head of the firm’s patents and designs practice Bhawna Sharma.

Practice head(s):

Dipak Rao; Sonil Singhania

Other key lawyers:

Bhawna Sharma

Key clients

Rajshi Foods

Sigma Castings Ltd

Peptech Biosciences Limited

Titan Biotech Limited

Aachho Enterprises

Liberty Shoes Limited

Van Norman Machines India Private Limited

Tiger Coatings GmbH & Co. KG

Arnold & Richter Cine Technik

Work highlights

  • Protected Peptech Biosciences’ trademarks in India and overseas.
  • Advised Tiger Coatings on protection of its trademarks and trade name.
  • Assisted Avex with the protection of patent rights.

Ediplis Counsels

Technology-focused firm Ediplis Counsels is a regular fixture in patent filing, protection and prosecution matters, with much of its recent work involving the consumer goods, manufacturing, publishing, energy, media, insurance and automobile sectors. The team includes Aditi Verma Thakur, who is well regarded in soft and commercial IP matters, and patent agent Nishant Kewalramani. Other recommended individuals include trademark protection and strategies specialist Pranay Rajput (in Mumbai) and principal associates Rohini Kumar and Neha Balekundri. All named individuals are based in Bengaluru unless otherwise stated.

Practice head(s):

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

Other key lawyers:

Pranay Rajput; Rohini Kumar; Neha Balekundri

Key clients

IIT Madras

Seshaasai Business Forms

Magma HDI General Insurance

Koo App


Repose Mattresses

Tricog Health Pte. Ltd. Singapore


Zephyr Toymakers

Spookfish Innovations




Navi General Insurance

Macleods Pharmaceuticals Limited

Work highlights

  • Advised Super Brands Company on the registration of several of its trademarks.
  • Advised Ayana Renewable Power on several intricate patent matters.
  • Represented Robinhood Insurance Broker in several opposition matters relating to its trading name and product names.

Royzz & Co. Attorneys at Law

Mumbai-based founder and managing partner Mahua Roy Chowdhury assists the clients of Royzz & Co. Attorneys at Law – most of which are tech-driven companies – with patent filing and prosecuting. Muthu Pandi manages the regional office in Chennai and is also the leader of the core pan-Indian patent team, bringing extensive engineering expertise across a range of IP matters.

Practice head(s):

Mahua Roy Chowdhury; Sanjay Visen; Muthu Pandi; Jitendra Bohra


‘The team is full of young and dynamic individuals.’

‘Mahua and her team will bring full focus and energy to each and every discussion. They have helped us immensely.’

Key clients

Exim Bank

Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India Llp

Indian Institute Of Technology

Uninterrupted Ip, Llc

National Stock Exchange-it

Monash University

Suta Private Ltd

Star Tv

National Commodity Exchange

Windsor Machines Limited

Work highlights