Senior Partner: Manish Saurastri
Number of partners: 12
Number of lawyers: 86
Krishna & Saurastri Associates LLP is a full service intellectual property and technology law firm focused on rendering business friendly legal advice. The firm was formed in 1992 and merged with a law practice set up in 1956. Ever since, the firm has been navigating complex IP and techno-legal issues for its diverse client base. To keep pace with the growth of its business and be ever present for its clients, the firm has 170 people spread across offices in the major economic centres of Mumbai, New Delhi, Bangalore, Pune Ahmedabad and Chennai.
The firm represents clients from all major industries and sectors. The firm’s team includes specialists with niche expertise and industry experience, which is leveraged to provide clients maximum value from legal counseling. Additionally, most of the firm’s professionals have formative degrees in natural sciences, engineering, arts or business, prior to qualifying as lawyers, which is useful while navigating complex IP and techno-legal issues.
Over the years, the firm has been ranked among the top tier Indian IP and technology law firms consistently by leading domestic and international legal publications.
■ Trademarks & Geographical Indications
■ Mergers & Acquisitions, Technology
■ Transfers, Licensing, Franchising,
■ Joint Ventures
■ Litigation & Arbitration
■ Plant Varieties
■ International Trade
■ Regulatory Issues
■ Food, Drug & Medical Device
■ Media, Advertising, Broadcasting & Entertainment
■ Trade Secrets, Data Protection & Information Technology
■ Customs & Border Enforcement