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 main purpose of the government behind Input Tax Credit was to target and scrutinize the purchase and selling of the goods and services by the registered recipients and the supplies in order to detect any fraudulent dealer. There have been cases where the Tax Authorities would have catch hold the recipient of the goods … Continue reading Non-Revarsal of Buyer’s ITC for not Depositing Tax by The Seller: Recent Madras High Court RulingRead More
On 2 March 2021, the Delhi High Court settles the debate on Arbitrability of IP disputes in the case of Hero Electric Vehicles Pvt. Ltd. v. Lectro E-Mobility Private Ltd. The case dealt with the dispute between the Munjal family groups over the trademark ‘Hero’.In this case, the Delhi HC indemnified the position of IP … Continue reading Hero Electric v. Lectro E-Mobility: Arbitrability of IP disputesRead More
A new amendment in the copyright rules has been in the works since 2019. The Department of Industry and Internal Trade had proposed the rules with the aim of increasing efficiency in the procedural law. The last amendment happened in 2016 when “services” were brought under the purview of the copyright act. However, as technology … Continue reading Fresh Amendments to the Copyright Rules: Are these enough?Read More
Copyright is a bundle of rights that exist in a tangible work i.e. in a material expression, and existing from the moment, such copyrightable work is created. Though no formalities of a registration process are per se required to avail such rights, it is always advisable to register such work under the Copyright regime, to … Continue reading Conundrum of effect on Copyright Registration of Correction in Particulars of Work Post RegistrationRead More
Introduction Cryptocurrency, also known as virtual or digital currency, is based on blockchain technology and has become a global phenomenon known to the majority of the people in the world. Through the medium of internet, the financial transactions are intended to take place strictly in terms of cryptographical functions. The cryptocurrencies can be transferred from … Continue reading The Legal Dilemma of Cryptocurrency in IndiaRead More
The Bombay High Court, on April 20, 2021, through the Division bench of J. Nitin Jamdar and J. C.V. Bhadang, presided over the matter of Cutis Biotech v. Serum Institute of India Pvt. Ltd. The two pharmaceutical companies manufactured vaccines for COVID-19, titled ‘Covishield’, and therein, both had applied for registering this trademark, whose applications … Continue reading Serum Institute ‘Shields’ Its Covaccine in the Bombay High CourtRead More
FREELANCING INCOME A freelancer is a person who is self-employed for a specific project on a timely basis, the income of which is taxed like just like other sources of income, upon such completion of work. The only difference between a freelancer and an employee of the company is the recognition, benefits, and perks that … Continue reading Tax Implications on FreelancersRead More
Recently in the matter of Piyush Ranipa v. the State of Maharashtra, the Bombay High Court among other issues decided upon the question of whether offenses under the Trademarks Act, 1999 and the Copyright Act, 1957 are bailable offenses or not. In the present matter a company named ‘Jain Irrigation System’ i.e., the Complainant Company … Continue reading Offences under Copyright Act and Trade Marks Act: Bailable or Not?Read More
The Central Government promulgated the Tribunals Reforms (Rationalisation and Conditions of Service) Ordinance, 2021. The Tribunal Reforms (Rationalisation and Conditions of Service) Bill, 2021 was introduced in the Parliament earlier this year but could not be taken up for consideration and passing. Exercising the power under Article 123(1) of the Constitution of India, the President … Continue reading Central Government promulgates the Tribunal Reforms (Rationalisation and Conditions of Service) Ordinance 2021Read More
Introduction Signatures play a significant role in the field of law as well as in daily transactions. It is a symbolic representation of a person and signifies its intent to it. A signature verifies the legitimacy of a particular transaction. Digitization has transformed the business landscape. In online transactions, the handwriting signatures are prone to … Continue reading Validity of Digital Signatures in IndiaRead More
The Doctrine of Exhaustion, which is an internationally recognized legal principle, in layman’s terms, can be explained as a principle per which a copyright owner’s right over their creation, i.e., their right to control reproductions or copies of their work, exhausts whenever the ‘first sale’ is made by the owner or by taking their consent. … Continue reading Recognition of Doctrine of Copyright Exhaustion in Software in IndiaRead More
Whether it be Tamma Tamma, Laila Mai Laila, Saki-Saki, or the Humma Song, all of us dance to the tunes of our all-time favorite ever-green hit songs and also on the tunes of their remixes. Every now and then, we hear the remix versions of old classic hit songs being used in films and being … Continue reading Copyright and the World of Musical RemixesRead More