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Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan

Intellectual Property

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What the team is known for

Well reputed for its skills across the IP spectrum, including patent and trade mark prosecution and cross-border enforcement. Adept at handling both contentious and non-contentious matters, and provides services regarding international patent applications. Especially known for working with clients in the life sciences, digital technology and motor industries. Noteworthy activity in patentability analysis and international patent drafting and filing. Also provides advice on compliance with regulatory procedures.

Work highlights

Defended Arena Pharmaceutical against multiple pre-grant patent oppositions filed by several domestic pharmaceutical companies.

Notable practitioners

Founding partner Malathi Lakshmikumaran is renowned in the market for her strong expertise and specialist knowledge in patent-related matters, with notable experience acting on behalf of clients from the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors.

R Parthasarathy heads the firm's IP department and is well versed in a range of patent-related mandates spanning oppositions, enforcement actions and procurement. He also handles contentious IP rights matters in relation to plant varieties.

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Overview

The practice has expertise in all the IP laws including patents, designs, trademarks, copyrights and plant variety protection (PVP). This vertical provides end-to-end IP life cycle support with its attorneys and technologists specializing in preparation & prosecution, licensing, management, valuation and litigation of IP portfolios. The firm is ranked as a top tier IP firm by several leading publications and is recognized for handling several high- profile litigation and projects. The team also offers integrated advisory, legal compliance and litigation services related to environmental law issues, such as air, water, forests, hazardous substances, genetically modified organisms biological diversity. The team also comprises experts on food law, advising clients on the implementation of the FSS Act and Rules, and different regulations, notifications and advisories issued by FSSAI.

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Intellectual Property

Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan

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Location

B-6/10, Safdarjung Enclave

Jangpura Extension

Opp. Jangpura Metro Station

New Delhi

Delhi

India

110 029

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India

Intellectual Property


Malathi Lakshmikumaran
Band 2

Intellectual Property: Litigation


R Parthasarathy
Band 3