Practice Area Inner

Intellectual Property

Our Intellectual Property practice is headed by market leaders with experience of nearly three decades. Our team has advised on the whole gamut of IP offerings, such as Patent, Trademark, Copyright & Design prosecution, business transactions (Structuring, Licensing, Assignments, Franchising, Joint Ventures, M&A, IP Audits and Due Diligences) and Litigation (including Enforcement / Anti-Piracy). Our team was also involved in advising on amendments to laws such as the Information Technology Act, 2000 covering contemporary issues such as Internet Service Provider liability, hacking and data protection, amongst other aspects.

Some of our key recent transactions include:

  • Biogen Idec.: data protection issues involved in the outsourcing of its email services, email archiving and data back up in servers hosted by a U.S. based safe harbor certified service provider. Advised on compliance issues under the Information Technology Act & Rules, as well as the data protection aspects for the law of privacy and confidence.
  • Invensys: implementation of its global data protection project involving transfer and retention of its human resource files to a third party HR service provider. Also advised on Indian data protection laws
  • Microsoft (Hong Kong): law relating to personal data protection in India and the legal requirements to be complied within the event of a data breach involving personal data.