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 and follows stringent delivery practices that are consistent and are above 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 140 professionals spread across 8 Offices (New Delhi, NCR, Pune, Mumbai, Indore, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Punjab ) in India, and has strong rankings from Legal 500, MIP, IAM, Chambers, Asia IP, 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's critically focuses on a broad range of Technology Consulting and IP Research Services spanning all stages of IP Procurement, Management, and Enforcement. K&K has a diligent and earnest team of strong Patent, Commercial, and Legal Professionals who enable the firm to provide the complete spectrum of services starting from Market/Technology Research to Licensing/Commercialization to Litigation Support. K&K's more than 10 years of substantive experience 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
Case: Raj Rewal Vs. Union of India & Ors. CS(COMM) 3/2018, IA No.90/2018(u/O XXXIX R-1&2 CPC) & IA No.92/2018 (u/s 80(2) CPC Facts of the Case: Mr. Raj Rewal is a renowned Architect in India who has been in practice for the last 35 years and has designed several prestigious structures in countries like Iran, … Continue reading Architect Has No Right To Object The Demolition Of Building
Khurana and Khurana, Advocates & IP Attorneys (K&K) who critically focus on a broad range of technology consulting and IP research services spanning all stages of IP procurement, Management and enforcement, are pleased to announce that the firm [K&K] is increasing its demographic presence in India through the opening of their 9th branch Office in … Continue reading Khurana & Khurana Opens (Chennai) Office
We at Khurana & Khurana, have received numerous queries regarding the filing of counterclaims to evoke revocation of patents in India. To address the same, Utkarsh Mishra & Abhijeet, our interns have analyzed a few exemplary judgments to make the trend and the position clear with respect to such revocations. It is pertinent to mention … Continue reading Patent Revocation Through Counterclaims: Trends And Practices In India
Regents of the University of California, University of Vienna, Emmanuelle Charpentier, (Appellants) (UC) v. Broad Institute, Inc., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, President and Fellows of Harvard College, (Respondents) (Broad) This case was decided on 10th September 2018 in the United States Court of Appeal for the Federal Circuit (“FC”). It is an Appeal from the … Continue reading CRISPR Case
Monsanto Technology LLC Thru the Authorised Representative Ms. Natalia Voruz & Others (Appellants) v. Nuziveedu Seeds LTD. Thru the Director & Others (Respondents) Decided on January 8, 2019 in the Supreme Court of India. Facts: Monsanto entered into a sublicense agreement dated 21.02.2004 with Nuziveedu for 10 years. The agreement was extended and was ultimately … Continue reading Monsanto V. Nuziveedu
Section 115BBF of the Finance Bill, 2016 introduced the Patent Box Regime in India. Patent Box Regime is an effort which enables an inventor to benefit through tax concessions on the royalty income. The first country to enforce it was Ireland and hence, the name is derived from its tax form. Need for the Patent … Continue reading The Patent Box Regime in India
Issue Is the use of the word “Shyam” by the defendant Shyam Sel and Power Ltd an infringement of the registered trademark “Shyam”of Shyam Steel Industries Ltd? Whether the defendant is passing off his merchandise by unlawfully exploiting the reputation of the plaintiff? Rule Trademark has been characterized as an imprint equipped for graphical representation … Continue reading A Brief Analysis Of The Case Of Shyam Steel Industries Ltd v. Shyam Sel and Power Ltd
The Patent Rules, 2003 are proposed to be amended by the draft rules as published by The Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Department of Industry and Internal Trade through a Notification dated 31st May, 2019 [G.S.R.396(E)] . The draft rules shall be taken into consideration upon the expiry of 30 days from the date on … Continue reading The Proposed Amendments for The Patent Rules, 2003 published by the Ministry of Commerce & Industry
INTRODUCTION Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to create IP eco-system of the university. The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) works to create and sustain an environment conducive to the development of India, partnering industry, Government, and civil society. CII is a non-government, … Continue reading MoU Signed Between Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad And CII To Create IP Eco-System university.
Background The Bombay High Court has passed an order in Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation Vs Kishor D Jain & Anr imposing costs of INR 5 Crore to be paid by the defendants who were caught counterfeiting the Plaintiff’s mark and goods. In a global economy, counterfeiting activity is a challenge that impacts business … Continue reading Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation Vs Kishor D Jain & Anr – Trademark Counterfeiting
Introduction From being created in comics to being incorporated in television and movies, characters like Iron Man, Hulk, Mickey Mouse, ChottaBheem, Shaktiman, Wonder Woman, Harry Potter, Ben 10 have become a part of our daily lives. With these fictional characters gaining immense popularity among the public, the owners and creators of the characters have various … Continue reading Intellectual Property Rights in Movie / Comic Characters
Netflix is an American media service provider that has been leading the path of digital media and content since 1997. Having over 148 million paid memberships from across not less than 190 countries around the globe, it has become the leading internet entertainment service provider across the globe. The company offers online streaming of numerous … Continue reading Priyanka Chaudhari joins Netflix as the Legal Director and Senior Counsel!