Nishant Kewalramani > Ediplis Counsels > Bangalore, India > Lawyer Profile

Ediplis Counsels
G1 (Ground Floor), Building No. 1542/A
28th Cross, 28th Main
Banashankari 2nd Stage, Bangalore
India

Work Department

Intellectual Property Law,
IT Law,
Private Equity,
Corporate & Commercial

Position

Senior Partner

Career

Nishant Kewalramani is an IP and private equity expert with specific focus on IP protection and IP and technology centric transactions. Besides being an IP and private equity lawyer, Mr. Nishant Kewalramani is a registered Indian Patent Agent.

In addition to being a patent and trademark expert, his expertise also includes other core IP areas such as copyrights, industrial designs, open-source consulting, valuations and entertainment law.

In addition to IP, he also co-leads the corporate commercial and dispute resolution practices of the firm. He has represented a myriad of clients ranging from start-ups to large multinational organizations in multi-layered transactions and has navigated through complex corporate and regulatory compliance issues. A natural extension of his corporate experience has been to advise clients on a regular basis with respect to private equity / investment related matters.

With Nishant’s vision and passion Ediplis has risen from obscure infancy to a steadfast name in IP and corporate fraternity. He has been a crucial part of crafting cutting edge IP strategies for some of the biggest multinational clients.

He has been recently named in ‘Top IP Lawyers’ India list for 2021 by the ALB India magazine of Thompson Reuters; and also recommended by the Legal500 in their 2021 edition for “strategic and commercial IP matters, including patent-rich transactions and licensing deals in the technology and creative industries.” A few client testimonials received by him are as:

  • ‘Nishant Kewalramani is a visionary with a dynamic approach to working on cutting-edge legal solution for the technologies.’
  • ‘Nishant Kewalramani and his team are very professional and resourceful. For patent search they were capable and skillful.’

His passion for making start-ups and SMEs IP savvy, brought him to be associated with United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) under their training and awareness initiatives, where more than 100 SMEs in India were chosen from various sectors for improving their IP hygiene. He has represented India at the JPO (Japanese Patent Office) under the AOTS (Association of Technical Scholarships program). With a dual masters in Intellectual Property and Information Technology, he brings a fusion of both legal and technology perspectives.

He has also co‐authored the book on Patent law for NLS Bangalore. Being a resource person at various national and international conferences and a guest faculty at NALSAR Hyderabad, NLS Bangalore, IIM Bangalore, Indian Institute of Fashion Technology and other coveted institutions, he loves to interact with professionals, students and academicians alike.

Languages

English, Hindi, Punjabi

Memberships

The Bar Council of India

Education

B.Sc. LL.B. (IP & Technology) from National Law University, Jodhpur
LLM (IP) from Franklin Pierce School of Law

Lawyer Rankings

India > Intellectual property > Intellectual property

(Leading individuals)

Nishant KewalramaniEdiplis Counsels

A relatively young firm, Ediplis Counsels is spearheaded by the seasoned Nishant Kewalramani who is valued for ‘brainstorming IP strategy‘ with clients. A patent and trade mark attorney, his experience also extends to media law. The team assists clients on patent and trade mark protection – this includes freedom to operate searches and comparative advertising matters. Also a founding partner, Ashima Chalia leads on IP transactions and strategic alliances; she is also focused on pro bono work for female entrepreneurs. Senior partner and a  ‘top choice‘ for IP, Aditi Verma Thakur joined the team from IndusLaw in June 2021. She has a broad practice that spans IP due diligence and audits, acquisitions, joint ventures and licensing transactions, in addition to data privacy cases. Senior associates in the team include patents expert Neha Balekundri and Rohini Kumar, an IP litigator. Lawyers are based primarily in Bangalore with an office in Mumbai.