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
“The degree of distinctiveness, and, therefore, the possibility of registration as a trade mark, is inversely proportional to the degree of obviousness: the more obvious the word, the less the degree of distinctiveness and the chances of its registration” Justice G.S. Patel In a recent trademark suit filed by Delhivery Pvt. Ltd., the Delhi High … Continue reading Delhivery Pvt. Ltd. vs Treasure Vase Ventures Pvt. Ltd.
Recently the GST Department has started issuing notices based upon the income tax returns filed by businesses and individuals or TDS credits reflecting in their Form 26AS. The move is aimed towards identifying cases where certain income although reflecting in Income Tax returns, has not been declared in the GST returns or no registration has … Continue reading Received Notice From GST Department – Key Points To Consider
The Intellectual Property Appellate Board (IPAB / Board) in a recent order (OA/66/2020/PT/DEL) dated 27 October 2020 allowed the appeal filed by ESCO Corporation (Appellant) challenging the refusal of its patent application 8094/ DELNP/ 2008 by the Controller of Patents & Designs, New Delhi (Respondent). The Respondent had refused the grant of patent solely on … Continue reading Divisional Applications In India – IPAB Provides Practical Guidelines For Uniformity
In 2019, the Indian Patent Office published the Patents (Amendment) Rules, 2020, which came into force starting 20th October, 2019. The Office had invited everyone to submit their objections and/or suggestions in regard to the proposed Patent rules. On 22nd October, 2020 post taking all suggestions into consideration, the Central Government published the Patent (Amendment) … Continue reading Patent Amendment Rules, 2020
Background After the introduction of GST, it has become very common for the media to cover the recent updates in GST Law& decisions of the GST Council. In addition to these, the media also widely discusses the recent rulings pronounced by the various State Authorities of Advance Rulings. Not only have these rulings become a hot … Continue reading Advance Rulings – Much Ado About Nothing?
The Delhi High Court recently divulged into seeking suggestions and comments from members of the Bar in to draft rules to govern Patent Suits. The invitation to make suggestions to the proposed “The High Court of Delhi Rules Governing Patent Suits, 2020” are to be sent to the office of the Registrar General at firstname.lastname@example.org, within 4 … Continue reading Delhi High Court – Proposed Patent Rules
In a recent judgement passed by the three-judge bench of the Supreme Court headed by Justice RF Nariman, S Ravindra Bhat, and V Ramasubramanium, the Supreme Court has clarified that certificate under Section 65B(4) of Indian Evidence Act,1872 is mandatory for the production of electronic evidence before the court. The matter came from a reference … Continue reading Is Certification Under Section 65B(4) Of Indian Evidence Act Mandatory For The Production Of Electronic Evidence?
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) was established in 1999 under the auspices of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), which recognizes the urgent need of action, for the international fight against doping. Though having its roots at IOC, WADA is an independent organization which aims at a doping-free world of sport by harmonizing anti-doping regulations, through … Continue reading WADA suspends accreditation of NDTL, Again! – Ineffectiveness or lack of discipline?
…but in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes ― Benjamin Franklin These famous words by Benjamin Franklin are often used during discussions on the subject on taxes. Taxation is indeed a sensitive subject, with almost everyone having an opinion on it. Although taxes are certain, at times its … Continue reading New Beginnings – Taxation Practice
The basic principle governing indirect taxes is that the incidence of tax is borne by consumer and not by the person supplying such goods or services. The tax so charged and collected from such consumer is required to be deposited to the Government by the person supplying such goods or services, who is also required … Continue reading Liability To Pay Service Tax Under Reverse Charge – Whether Tax Is Payable By The Service Recipient Even If Already Collected And Paid By Service Provider?
In this case of Mittal Electronics v Sujata Home Appliances CS (COMM) 60/2020 the Delhi High Court on 9th September 2020 delivered a judgement on the Ad Interim Injunction Application filed by the Plaintiff under Order 39 Rule 1 ad 2 of CPC. The Plaintiff, Mittal Electronics, through their partners, filed a suit against the … Continue reading Mittal Electronics v Sujata Home Appliances- DHC dismisses Stay Application
Khurana and Khurana, has successfully obtained modification of the ex-parte ad interim injunction order granted against the Defendants in Mittal Electronics v. Sujata Home Appliances Pvt Ltd &Ors CS(Comm) 60/2020, for both, concealment of material facts as well as on merits.The Delhi High Court has upheld the Supreme Court ruling in Nandhini Deluxe v. Karnataka Co-operative … Continue reading Mittal Electronics vs Sujata Home Appliances (P) Ltd