Case Study

Following are few examples of the assignments taken by us in the past.

  • Counseled, advised, and assisted a leading Pune based manufacturing company in aiding documenting a Technical Information License Agreement with Gammon India Ltd., a huge construction company in India. We are also counseling, advising and assisting this client from various aspects in enforcing its patent rights in patent infringement litigation pending at the Ahmedabad High Court, Gujarat, and at Nagpur.
  • Counseled a leading chemical Research & Development (“R&D”) unit in India on its patent claims so as to improve the claims, and to seek broader protection, drafted by its in-house cell, in light of the competitive patents. The patent application is now filed by the in-house patent cell and is pending before the Patent Office.
  • We were engaged for consultations and opinions by the lawyers of a huge computer hardware manufacturer in the world regarding plausible India-wide enforcement of its IP rights against potential infringers. We provided them with a detailed legal analysis evaluating their chances of such plausible enforcement.
  • We were engaged for consultations and opinions by the lawyers of a leading Indian tractor manufacturing company having a joint venture with an American based large tractor manufacturing company, regarding enforcement of its unique colour combination on tractors. We counseled and advised them as regards the nature of action that could be taken to stop such misuse of the colour combination on tractors.
  • We were assigned to conduct research and analysis to evaluate whether the use of a device mark, of an event organizing committee, by a leading soft-drink manufacturer in the world in its advertisement would infringe any proprietary rights of the event organizing committee in such device mark. As there were potential problems in such using, the soft-drink manufacturer eventually preferred not to use the device mark in its advertisement.
  • Counseled, advised and assisted a Hyderabad based construction house with documenting an understanding with a huge American company in respect of marketing of a patented technology of the field owned by the American company.
  • Counseled and advised a Hyderabad based proprietary software development firm, in respect of lack of payment of royalties, against a huge software services company in India, for the use of the software provided by the proprietary software development firm. We are now handling, counseling, advising and assisting this client in its legal proceeding taken against this huge software services company.
  • We act as patent counselors for one of the top leading software services provider in the World.
  • We are handling, counseling, advising and assisting various clients, in and out of Pune, from diverse fields, in enforcing their IP rights including Trademark / Passing Off / Patent / Copyright, etc. Few of our clients include a Mumbai based century old processed food manufacturing company, a famous Mumbai based consumer products (home care) manufacturing company, a famous Hyderabad based national & international cargo management company.
  • Counseled, advised and assisted a Pharmacy College in Pune in documenting a Technology / Know-how Assignment Agreement whereby the Technology / know-how was transferred to a Japanese Corporation. We have also undertaken a patentability analysis in respect of an Invention for this client.
  • Undertook the following for a U.S. Corporation in the field of equity research / finance:
    • Conducted exhaustive patent / prior art searches
    • Analyzed the prior art vis a vis the Invention for determining the scope of the Invention, patentability, etc
    • Drafted the patent application filed by a leading US law firm
    • Conducted patent searches in respect of other Inventions
    • Conducted exhaustive TM searches for a proposed TM to be filed in the US and submitting report thereto
    • Infringement analysis of the proposed TM in light of the TM searches
    • Recommended changes and suggestions in the proposed TM in light of the searches conducted.
  • Counseled, advised, and assisted clients in and out Pune with their Non-Disclosure Agreements with some of the leading corporations in India and abroad including one with a leading pharma corporation in the world.
  • Advised and counseled an Indian company having a branch office in Germany in respect of a plausible TM infringement action to be taken against it in Germany
  • Counseled, advised and assisted various corporate houses, organizations, and individual clients in seeking patent protection by filing patent applications in Indian as well as globally through filing of PCT application.
  • Counseled, advised and assisted various corporate houses, organizations, and individual clients in seeking TM and Copyright protection in India and abroad.
  • Advised and counseled an American entity for patentability of certain Invention, globally.
  • We are the patent lawyers for a leading US based Cancer Research Center for its Indian national phase PCT application.
  • Counseled, advised, and assisted a medium- sized biotec production unit based in pune in eventually documenting a Marketing and Distribution Agreement with Wockhardt Ltd.
  • Counseled, advised, and assisted a Norwegian biotechnology company with its Marketing Agreement with an Indian entity.
  • Counseled, advised and assisted a leading artist of national fame with its Copyright license Agreement in respect of media work with Navneet Publications Ltd., a renowned publishing house in India.
  • We were engaged by lawyers of a leading software services company in India in documenting a Copyright Assignment agreement in respect of software developed by a proprietary software development firm.
  • We were engaged by lawyers of a leading automobile designing company in documenting an Agreement with Reva Electric Car Company, India.
  • Counseled, advised and assisted a South African company in drafting of its patent application to be filed in South Africa in respect of mobile technology.
  • We are presently counseling, advising, and assisting one of the leading corporate house manufacturing processed food products in India in its re-structuring, from IP perspective.
  • Counseled, advised and assisted various clients in and out of Pune in documenting various Intellectual Property related agreements including Web-Site Development Agreements, Non-Disclosure Agreements, Technology Agreements, Computer- related Agreements, etc.
  • Counseled, advised and assisted various clients in and out of Pune in seeking enforcement, or enabling enforcement, of their IP rights in India.
  • As practicing lawyers at the Bombay High Court, we have appeared and argued number of cases at Bombay High Court.