Shantanu is the founding Partner. He has over 19 years experience practicing Intellectual Property and Commercial laws. He is a qualified attorney in India and also a member of the New York Bar. Apart from practicing in India, he spent four years as a practicing attorney in a prominent IP boutique law firm in Washington DC where he represented clients in trade mark prosecution, enforcement and litigation before the USPTO, the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and Federal Courts.
Shantanu routinely represents clients in civil, commercial, trade mark, copyright and patent litigation before the Supreme Court, the Delhi High Court and also handles a variety of matters before the High Courts in Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata and the Intellectual Property Appellate Board in Chennai. He has handled a variety of lawsuits encompassing diverse issues relating to contractual and commercial disputes, infringement of trade marks, copyrights, designs and patents; passing off; unfair competition, confidential information and trade secrets, licensing disputes and anti-competitive trade practices. He also routinely counsels clients on the development and protection of their intellectual property globally, including cross border licensing and assignments.
We specialize in Intellectual Property law, routinely advising diverse international and domestic clients from a variety of industries on complex issues. As legal needs cannot be pigeonholed, the Firm has ensured that its expertise transcends pure IP bridging the gap between IP and other laws. In this respect, our practice also includes civil, commercial, competition, and criminal laws, so we are positioned to offer well-rounded capabilities to our clients.
Founded in 2011, we are well regarded for our quality, knowledge and outcomes. With clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to small start-ups and not for profit organizations, our lawyers handle it all. Counseling clients on developing, protecting and enforcing their intellectual property in the changing landscape of an increasingly digital world.
Our approach is simply to provide timely, appropriate and effective solutions to our clients. We build lasting relationships with our clients and strive to ensure they receive support at all times. To this end, the Firm’s knowledgeable and skilled lawyers take the time to understand our clients’ businesses and specific needs, providing quality advice. Client interaction is key to our philosophy and we have policies in place that require timely follow-ups with clients and the Indian IP office on all matters. Clients are kept informed and updated on all their matters at intervals of their choosing. We are flexibly structured to adapt our delivery and interaction to suit client requirements. Communication with our client is prompt, acknowledged and normally responded to within 24-48 hours. In a nutshell, our clients are always up to date on their matters entrusted to us, and are certain of our handling. Our insight into our clients’ business, our longstanding relationships and ability to react and engage quickly is the backbone of our practice. The high quality of our professionals has given us the ideal platform to render meaningful service in a competitive atmosphere.
Located in the Delhi NCR region, we handle matters all across India, and overseas through trusted associates. Our offices are paperless as far as is practical. All our records are maintained electronically and we have an internal database that keeps track of all matters and deadlines. The firm has electronic safety protocols in place to ensure the security of its data and maintains multiple electronic back-ups of its information.
We ensure we stay updated with new legal developments and technologies. Our offices contribute and subscribe to electronic databases, legal journals and periodicals to remain up to date with latest developments in the law.