The details of Intellectual property services are as follows:

Trade mark / Service mark -

  • Trademark search.
  • Advising on the register ability of Trademark / Service Mark
  • Filing and prosecuting trademark applications in India
  • Filing International trademark application as per Madrid protocol by claiming priority
  • Filing trademark applications in individual countries
  • Filing EU community trademarks
  • Prosecution (oppositions and hearings)
  • Registration of a Trademarks or Service marks in India or worldwide.
  • Preparations of Trademark caution Notices / other warning notices to be published from time to time.
  • Maintenance of a Trademark, ie., periodical payment of renewal fees, recording the changes of ownership of Trademark / Service mark etc.
  • Legal advice on infringement of a trademark, passing off or any kind of unfair competition
  • Cease & desist legal notice
  • Alternative dispute resolution/Arbitration and conciliation.
  • Litigation in case of infringement, passing off or any kind of unfair competition.
  • Assignment/ Licensing.
  • Post Grant Opposition and defence.
  • Due diligence.

Industrial Design

  • Conducting official and online searches.
  • Preliminary advice on the register ability of an industrial design.
  • Filing and prosecution of an Industrial design in India and various countries
  • Filing responses to office actions
  • Legal advice on infringement of design
  • Cease & desist legal notice
  • Alternative dispute resolution.
  • Litigation in case of infringement.
  • Drafting of assignments
  • Recordation of assignments
  • Due diligence
  • Renewals
  • Civil and criminal enforcement against infringement/piracy.

Patents

  • Patent prior art search
  • Freedom to operate (FTO) searches
  • Preliminary advice on the patentability of an invention.
  • Drafting provisional and complete specifications (Ordinary/PCT/USPTO/Convention) applications
  • Filing and prosecuting PCT national phase entry in all designated countries
  • Patent illustrations
  • Patent watching/monitoring
  • Patent landscapes
  • Preparing responses to office actions
  • Maintenance of patent by paying annuities.
  • Legal opinion on infringement issues/Patent infringement analysis
  • Cease & desist legal notice
  • Filing oppositions and revocations
  • Alternative dispute resolution/Negotiating and settling patent disputes.
  • Litigation in matters relating to patent rights/defending against allegations of infringement.
  • Drafting assignment and License agreements.
  • Monetization of potential patents.
  • Post Grant Opposition and defence
  • Due diligence

Copyright

  • Consultancy in matters of Copyrights.
  • Registration of Copyrights.
  • Advice/opinion on non- infringement and infringement issues
  • Cease & desist legal notice
  • Alternative dispute resolution.
  • Litigation in matters touching Copyright and related rights
  • Assignment and licensing agreements
  • Cancellation proceedings
  • Civil and criminal enforcement against piracy
  • Conceptualizing and designing anti-piracy enforcement campaign
  • Organising and conducting anti- piracy enforcement campaign

Domain Names

  • Legal advice on infringement of Domain names, passing off or any kind of unfair competition.
  • Alternative dispute resolution. providing solutions for and resolving domain name disputes on behalf of clients facing cyber-squatting, online infringement and other related issues.
  • Litigation in case of infringement, passing off or any kind of unfair competition .Prosecuting domain name complaints under the UDRP, before the WIPO Arbitration centre and under the .IN Registry / National Internet Exchange of India (NiXi) as well as domestic courts.
  • Managing domain name portfolios on behalf of clients which would include registration and sale of domains, tracking of renewals, transfers etc.

Managing IP Transactional Issues and Agreements/Trade Secrets

  • Preparing agreements and Licenses such as non-disclosure agreement, employer-employee agreement, confidentiality agreements, assignments, license agreement etc.
  • Technology transfer agreements;
  • Franchisee agreements;
  • Vetting of agreements;
  • Litigation arising from breach of agreements;
  • Arbitration arising from breach of agreements;
  • Partner searches;
  • Due diligence in relation to potential partners.
  • Surveillance & investigations;
  • Recording of assignments at both pre-registration stage and post registration stage;
  • Recording of Licenses.