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 200 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 15 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
The Shameful Practice of Gender Testing for Female Athletes– What exactly is gender testing and how these tests violates Right to privacy of female athletes and the gap between male and female Athletes created by this testing. How gender testing was conducted from the time immemorial and its implications in the 20th Century. Introduction Sex … Continue reading Gender Testing In Women Athletics and Privacy RightsRead More
What is the music that comes up before your favourite cartoon show ‘Doremon’ airs? The famous theme song we are all so familiar with. What sets Pepsi and Coke apart before you have even tasted it? The shape of their bottles. Similarly, when you enter Starbucks, what intrigues your senses? Of course, the distinct aroma … Continue reading The Indian Aroma: Protecting Through Unconventional Trademarks, ‘Smell Marks’Read More
Trademarks are essential in ensuring brand performance and consumer certainty. Despite this fact, there are certain grounds which when practised by brands and companies could lead to the refusal of registration of their trademarks. One such ground that has not gained much acclaim in the Indian jurisprudence is “Discrimination”. On July 2nd, 2020, the FMCG … Continue reading Discrimination As A Ground For Refusal Of Trademark Registration Vis-À-Vis The Fair And Lovely CaseRead More
The term “licensing” entails a form of permission or sanction given by the owner to another party to use the property of the owner, provided the conditions imposed on the usage of the property is duly followed. The concept has seen its extension in the field of Intellectual Property Rights, especially in the practise of … Continue reading Naked Licensing Of Trademarks: An Outlook Into The Legal Disposition Existent In India And The USRead More
The International framework on Madrid Protocol creates a unified platform for attaining Trademark registration and protection across the various countries which has acceded to it by way of a single application. The UAE Ministry of Economy has registered the Investopia summit as its first trademark under the system by, as the country is seeking to … Continue reading Investopia Summit: The First Trademark Registration After Uae Accesion To The Madrid ProtocolRead More
Our lives in the digital age alternate between cyber dangers and cybersecurity. In addition to its good effects, the internet has had certain detrimental effects on society. For example, similar to crimes seen in the real world, the internet has witnessed crimes that infringe on a person’s rights. Cybercrime is defined as any crime involving … Continue reading Cyber Crimes And Ethical Hacking In IndiaRead More
The Menstrual Benefit Bill, 2017 was introduced first introduced by Shri Ninong Ering, Member of Parliament, as a private member’s bill before the Lok Sabha with a motive to facilitate women with certain menstrual benefits at workplaces or in institutions of education. The same bill was introduced again this year on the first day of … Continue reading Menstrual Leave: An Overview Of The Menstrual Benefit Bill, 2017Read More
Infringement and Passing off of trademarks are strictly prohibited by the legal provisions and judicial precedents. When a person uses a trademark without permission, it amounts to infringement. Passing off involves creating some false representation that is likely to lead someone to believe that the goods or services are those of someone else. The organization … Continue reading MakeMyTrip vs Booking.com- Injunction on the usage of AdwordsRead More
A trademark can be any word, phrase, symbol, design or a combination of these factors that identifies an organization’s goods or services. The trademark exclusively identifies a particular product and adjoins the recognition to a particular brand or company. A trademark simply differentiates one company from the other. Trademark registration is a process of ensuring … Continue reading UAE’s Accession to the Madrid ProtocolRead More
Confectionery “companies are going to extraordinary measures to safeguard themselves in an increasingly competitive industry with ever-increasing stakes. Global brand owners are zealous in their efforts to deny their competitors any advantage, trying to safeguard even the tiniest aspects of their brands. This blog focuses on trademark concerns in the confectionary sector, particularly in the … Continue reading Protecting Confectionary trademarks in the Middle East countriesRead More
Recognizing the importance of trademarks in the world of trade and business, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia adopted the Trademark Law by Royal Decree No. M/21 of 28 Jumada I 1423 on August 7, 2002. Saudi Arabia accepted the Gulf Cooperation Council States’ (Hereinafter referred to as “GCC”) New Trademarks Law (Hereinafter referred to as … Continue reading GCC Trademark Law And Protection Of Cosmetic ProductsRead More
The Representation of the People Act, 1951 (hereinafter referred to as ‘The Act’) was amended in the year 1996. The amendment added a new section 135B which centered around the grant of holiday on the day of voting and without deduction of salaries of workers. In a nutshell it stated that a paid holiday shall … Continue reading Grant of Paid Holiday On Voting DayRead More