Khurana & Khurana, Advocates and IP Attorneys (K&K) is more than a full service Intellectual Property and Commercial Law firm. K&K was formed in the year 2007 with a very firm focus of providing end-to-end IP Prosecution, Litigation and Commercial Law services in a manner that is Corporate centric. K&K follows stringent delivery practices which are consistent and as per defined quality standards. K&K works closely with its sister concern IIPRD, both of which supplement each other in order to provide end-to-end IP Legal and Commercialization/Licensing services to over 3000 Corporates. K&K is a team of over 150 professionals spread across 10 Offices (New Delhi, NCR, Pune, Mumbai, Indore, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Punjab, Chennai ) in India, and has strong rankings from Legal 500, MIP, IAM, Chambers, Asia IP, Global 100, Rsg, Niti Aayog, WIPR Leaders, Global Venture, ACQ5 among others.
Our team of IP Attorneys/Practitioners, having high level of technical and legal competence, gives us the right competitive edge and positioning, as a law firm focused on creating immense IP value for our clients. K&K through its experienced and qualified team of Attorneys/Practitioners, across Technology and Legal Domains, gives a rare synergy of legal opinion, out-of-box thinking for protection of ideas/IP's and entrepreneurial spirits to its client base. K&K earnestly believes that success comes only when one has a long-term perspective and this is why we concentrate on building long-term relationships through high level of client orientation.
K&K focuses on a broad range of Technology Consulting / IP Research Services spanning all stages of IP Procurement, Management and Enforcement. K&K has a diligent Patent and Legal Professionals who enable the firm to provide the complete spectrum of services starting from Market/TechnologyResearch, Licensing/Commercialization to Litigation Support. K&K has more than 10 years of substantive experience which has helped it gain a prominent name in the Industry as a reliance and trustworthy partner in the complete Research and Analytics Process.
Khurana & Khurana, Advocates and IP Attorneys has been established precisely to help corporate leverage anticipated business and economic value from its efficient creation, protection and enforcement of their Intellectual Properties. Khurana & Khurana has created a unique and strategic position for itself by giving End-to-End IP services to its clients from the inception stage of creation of IP to successful commercialization of the IP for fulfillment of desired business objectives. The role and importance of patent professionals in IP (intellectual property) portfolio management (IPM) are increasing becoming significant within business, academic, and legal entities.View more
Khurana & Khurana has a legacy of over ten years in Patent Litigation and serves some of the leading Corporates for IP infringement matters. Our experience includes finding the potential infringers for the IP owners through due diligence and assessing the market for the same. For doing this, our firm has Patent/Trade Mark Attorneys/Practitioners who have advanced qualifications in varied technology domains and understand complete nuances of claim mapping and provisions of enforcement under different IP Laws.View more
Khurana & Khurana assists Corporates in maximizing opportunities from their IP portfolios through accurate legal opinions that ensure that all possible ways to solve a problem are identified and due-diligence of each way is put across in the right manner such that the client can take a judicious call on the way to proceed forward. K&K renders Prior art, Freedom to Operate, Validity, and Non-infringement opinions relating to a client’s products and technologies. K&K also prepares a comprehensive IP Litigation Strategy before initiating with a legal suit to ensure that the clients understands the next steps clearly, sets its expectations, and is cognizant of the costs involved in the process.View more
Commercial law governs the broad areas of business, commerce and consumer transactions. Commercial law in India has developed rapidly over the years with the opening up approach towards FDI and WTO. It allows, so far as it can, Corporate or person to do business in the way they want and not require them to stick to forms that they may think to be outmoded. Thus, Commercial Law Practice is recognized as a very important and integral element of any corporate operation, and is gaining more and more importance.In this era of globalisation, sweeping changes in business strategies require Corporates to meet challenge of complying with commercial contract law for the smooth functioning of its business and commerce.View more
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is responsible for the administration of Top Level Domain Names. The Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy provides for the settlement of domain name disputes for the Generic Top Level Domains Name (GTLD) such as .com, .edu, .net, among others. The UDRP complaints may be filed with any of the ICANN accredited arbitration centres. UDRP also allows for the filing of the complaints at the jurisdictional civil court where the Registrant or the Registrar is located. Where the Registrar or the Registrant is located in India, the dispute may be resolved through legal action at the civil court.View more
Attorneys at Khurana & Khurana have developed significant experience in the area of anti-counterfeiting, especially in FMCG, Pharmaceuticals, Apparels, Footwear, and Medical Devices product verticals, and can assist in devising a comprehensive strategy for curbing counterfeit products by outlining all possible risks and assumptions and mapping them with costs involved in each step taken so that a judicious and objective step can be taken by the client..View more
In view of the Public Notice No. CG/F/Public Notice/2020/215 dated 19th March, 2020 regarding condonation of delay/extension of timelines to file responses and /or documents relating to various proceedings under the Patents Act and corresponding rules made thereunder, attention of all the Stakeholders is drawn to the fact that the Petition (without fee) under sub-rule (6) of … Continue reading Public Notice: Petition under sub-rule (6) of Rule 6 regarding Submission of documents in proceedings under the Patents Act, 1970.
In “State Govt. of NCT of Delhi vs. Naresh Kumar Garg” , the Hon’ble High Court of Delhi threw light upon the question as to whether the offence punishable under Section 63 of the Copyright Act, 1957 is bailable or non-bailable. State Govt. of NCT of Delhi vs. Naresh Kumar Garg Parties & Brief Facts: … Continue reading Infringement Of Copyright Is A Bailable Offence Vis-À-Vis Section 63 Of The Copyright Act, 1957
Khurana & Khurana, Advocates and IP Attorneys (K&K) has been ranked as “Tier 2” according to the Asian Legal Business ( ALB) 2020. Khurana & Khurana has been one of the law firms to help India protect its IPR by providing Patent and trademark portfolio services, which includes Patent filing, Patent prosecution, Patent opposition, Trademark … Continue reading ALB IP Rankings 2020 – Announcement – May 2020
On 18th May 2020, the CGPDTM, Mumbai issued a Public Notice regarding the timeline/periods as prescribed under the IP Acts and Rules for completion of the various acts/proceedings, filing of reply/document, payment of fees, etc. in the matters of any IP applications, falling due between the lockdown period, i.e. 25.03-.020 to 17.05.2020. On 11.05.2020, in … Continue reading Public Notice issued by the CGPDTM, Mumbai as on 18th May, 2020
In light of the pandemic, on 12th May 2020, the Intellectual Property Appellate Board released an official order with regards to the e-filing of cases, which was to be followed until further directions. The Notice chalked out the following direction: 1. All the Counsels are requested to file fresh cases with effect from 02.05.2020, with … Continue reading IPAB Order As Per 12.05.2020 On E-Filing Of Matters
The Hon’ble Apex Court in the case of Patel Field Marshal Agencies Vs. P.M. Diesels Ltd. &Ors.  threw light upon the said issue of invalidity. PATEL FIELD MARSHAL AGENCIES vs. P.M. DIESELS LTD. & ORS. Parties: Respondent is the registered owner of 3 trademarks, the common feature of all which is the words “Field … Continue reading Importance Of Raising Plea Of Invalidity Of Registration Of Trade Mark Within Prescribed Timeline: An Analysis
A firm (for convenience sake called “CD”) regularly supplies certain raw materials to a partnership firm (for convenience sake called “QR”) carrying out its business of manufacturing geysers. After 6 months of regular supply of goods, QR fails to clear the outstanding dues of “CD” amounting to principal amount of Rs.1,25,00/- with interest accrued thereon. … Continue reading Winding Up/ Liquidation process under the Companies Act, 2013 vis-à-vis Insolvency And Bankruptcy Code, 2016
At the very outset, TikTok reportedly censors materials globally which is deemed politically sensitive to the Chinese Communist Party, including content related to the recent Hong Kong protests, as well as references to Tiananmen Square, Tibetan and Taiwanese independence, and the treatment of Uighurs. I suggest the reading of https://www.lawfareblog.com/unpacking-tiktok-mobile-apps-and-national-security-risks to know more on how … Continue reading Fighting With Infodemic Is The Need Of An Hour: Covid-19 Pandemic
Arbitration is a form of Alternative Dispute Resolution. ADR methods enjoy significant advantages such as lower costs, greater flexibility of process, higher confidentiality, greater likelihood of settlement, choice of forum, choice of solutions etc. Having said that one of the most popular widely recognised and practised forms of ADR is Arbitration. Arbitration Law in India … Continue reading Arbitration : A Perspective
The Hon’ble High Court of Delhi in a recent case of Peps Industries Private Limited vs. Kurlon Limited,  discussed about the defence under Section 34 of the Trade Marks Act, 1999 along with the concept of descriptive trademark. PEPS INDUSTRIES PRIVATE LIMITED VS. KURLON LIMITED Brief Facts: By way of this suit before the … Continue reading Intermittent Prior Use Vis-A-Vis The Defence Under Section 34 Of The Trade Marks Act, 1999
With the digital economy in play, online piracy has always been an incumbent issue amongst the copyright owners and the rights of the owners were often affected either due to the lack of sufficient remedy or sufficient guidelines. However, the Hon’ble Delhi High Court in its recent judgement dated 10th April, 2019 in UTV Software … Continue reading Remedy Against Online Piracy To Protect The Interest Of Copyright Owners – A Newer Approach By Way Of ‘Dynamic Injunction’
Having been a part of the growth story at Khurana & Khurana (K&K), we, in the last 13 years, have come across and successfully handled legal issues across numerous industries, academic institutions, and individuals. Such legal issues range from complex shareholding agreement conflicts, to co-founder agreement disputes, to equity transfer mandates, to non-compliances of regulatory … Continue reading General Advisory Vis-A-Vis Responding To Legal Notices/Communications