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
Bailable Offence has been defined under the Criminal Procedure Code, 1973 (hereinafter referred to as CrPC) as an offense which is shown as bailable in the first schedule, or which is made bailable by any other law for the time being in force and “non-bailable offense” means any other offense. In the case of Piyush … Continue reading Offences Under Section- 63 Of Copyright Act, 1957; Section- 103 Of Trademark Act, 1999- Bailable Or Non-BailableRead More
INTRODUCTION With advancements in technology and the introduction of the Internet, our personal and social life has majorly been influenced by the internet or cyberspace. In order to meet the increasing demand of the market, businesses are also making a shift to the virtual world. These days businesses are adopting various advertising and marketing strategies … Continue reading DRS Logistics Vs Google: Liability For Using Third Party Trademarks As KeywordsRead More
INTRODUCTION Corporate Governance is formed by merging two words “Corporate” and“Governance”. Corporate is derived from the word corporation which means a separate legal entity distinct from its members, simply referred to as a company. Whereas governance means a set of rules, policies, and procedures required to manage and run any company. Thus, corporate governance refers … Continue reading Role Of Corporate Governance In The Performance Of OrganisationRead More
Introduction Data Protection laws provide a set of laws that deal with the matters related to privacy, policies, and procedures and it is imperative for the protection of one’s privacy and regulating its collection, storage, and dissemination. Currently, there is no express legislation in India that lays down proper guidelines for data protection. The Information … Continue reading Data Protection Bill, 2021 & The Joint Parliamentary Committee Report: Key ChangesRead More
Introduction: Have you ever wondered if a bottle shape may be trademarked? Typically, The Designs Act, 2000 protects these aesthetic appearances and establishes the essential specifications that are deemed to be the conditions for a design’s registration under the Design Act, 2000. The shape of bottles, on the other hand, is regarded as distinctive and … Continue reading Can A Passing-Off Action Be Filed Against The Infringement Of Shape Of A Good? A Case AnalysisRead More
INTRODUCTION: In many nations, comparative advertising is a common form of commercial advertising. The word “comparative advertisement” refers to a comparison of an advertiser’s goods and services to those of a competitor. The goal of comparative advertising is threefold: to raise public awareness through honest comparison, to promote the brand, and to increase market sales. … Continue reading Comparative Advertisement: Judicial Trends In The Contemporary WorldRead More
Introduction Trademark rights, like other intellectual property rights, are considered different in each country or jurisdiction (hence “jurisdiction”) where they are obtained. Each jurisdiction has the right to recognize and protect trademark rights in a way that is consistent with its policy objectives. Although the term “international trademark rights” refers to a set of trademark … Continue reading International Trademark Registration: Procedural AspectsRead More
INTRODUCTION Infringement of an owner’s copyright by a third party is usually a contentious issue, especially when both works are linked by a common narrative and source. It is a well-established law that there exists no copyright in ideas. Only the material form in which the ideas are translated is protected by copyright. For example, … Continue reading Analysis of R.G. Anand V. M/S Deluxe Films And Its Relevance In Recent TimesRead More
INTRODUCTION Trademark protection legislation was enacted to give trademark owners exclusive proprietary rights, a monopoly over their trademarks, and safeguard the public’s goodwill. Trademark protection was designed to prevent the sale of counterfeit goods under a well-known brand name, but when these owners go above and beyond their legal rights to defend their mark, the … Continue reading A Comparative Study Of Judicial Approach Between India And U.S.A.Read More
This is part I of the series of three-part blog posts on the relevance of making the direct selling companies accountable under the Consumer Protection (Direct Selling) Rules 2021 and providing relief to the consumers. INTRODUCTION Multi-Level Marketing (MLM) is a form of marketing approach that relies on non-salaried workers to sell products and services … Continue reading Consumer Protection (Direct Selling) Rules, 2021, A Step Towards Making Direct Selling Companies Accountable – Part IRead More
INTRODUCTION The case of Kaira District Co-operative Milk Producers’ Union Limited (“Kaira”) and Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation Ltd. (“Gujarat”) v. Amul Canada, Mohit Rana, Akash Ghosh, Chandu Das, and Patel is the first-ever victory seen by AMUL on the foreign soil. One of India’s prominent dairy giants – AMUL had to take a rough … Continue reading The Taste of India Prevails in CanadaRead More
INTRODUCTION As discussed in part I of the blog, an IP waiver “removes” intellectual property protection for a limited time. India and South Africa had come up with an initiative that proposes that countries have the option of not applying patents and other intellectual property related to health products and technologies, such as therapeutics, diagnostics, … Continue reading IP Waiver and Its Applicability in The Contemporary Times: Part IIRead More