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
US healthcare giant Amgen has successfully defended two of its patents related to cholesterol-lowering drug Repatha® (evolocumab). Amgen announced on February 25, 2019 that a U.S. District Court jury in Delaware delivered a verdict in the company’s favor upholding the validity of two patents related to its anti-cholesterol drug, Repatha®. The patent challenge was brought … Continue reading U.S. jury upheld validity of two patents for Amgen Inc’s cholesterol-lowering drug Repatha® (evolocumab)
Introduction As a child growing up in India, or even as an adult, each one of us has had a fair experience of how grandmothers in Indian households peculiarly happen to have herbal prescriptions for all the ailments that could come our way, famously known as ‘Daadi ke nuskhe’ and we have to agree, most … Continue reading Highlights of National Commission for Indian System of Medicines Bill, (need for preserving, regulating, organizing the Age Old Medicine Systems)
Introduction India is one of the world’s fastest growing online commerce markets with multi-national giants like Amazon and Walmart’s Flipkart fighting for dominance. Recently, the Indian Government came up with new regulations on e-commerce which require these e-commerce websites to treat all vendors equally, owning inventory, effectively barring foreign companies from featuring exclusive products on their … Continue reading A Comprehensive Review of Amazon Project Zero ( Anti- Counterfeiting Initiative) , Analysis in detail of the Policy, Issues, Takedown Mechanism and its Applicability in India
INTRODUCTION A Committee under the chairmanship of Mr. Injeti Srinivas formed by the Ministry of the Company Affairs (“MCA”) gave their recommendations to relook the offences under the Companies Act, 2013 (“Act”). Consequently ,The Ministry of Law and Justice had came out with an Ordinance dated 2nd November, 2018, further amending 31 provisions of the Act. … Continue reading The Companies Act (Amendment) Ordinance 2019 Highlights and Analysis
Introduction In an aftermath of Pulwama attack in which more than 40 CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force) Jawans lost their lives, India conducted an Air Strike on various Jaish-E-Mohammed’s (Terrorist Organization that took responsibility of the Pulawama Attack) Training Centre and Launch pads in POK on 26th February 2019. As a consequence of which a … Continue reading Geneva Convention (Prisoner of War Status) and its Applicability in the Case of IAF Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman
The Delhi High Court, in a recent trademark matter before it, awarded exemplary compensation to the U.K. based plaintiff, Whatman International Limited in lieu of damage caused to its various intellectual property rights by the defendants since a period stretching over 25 years. The defendants had continually and persistently infringed trademark, copyright and trade-dress, while … Continue reading Case analysis: Whatman International Limited V. P Mehta & Ors.
Startups play a major role in any economy, they may be small in size but they do create a number of Jobs, more jobs means an improved economy. They also contribute to innovation and competition. Startups act as catalyst, once a startup is established, the process of industrialization and generate demands for various other units … Continue reading All New 2019 Startup Policy of the DPIIT/DIPP (Widened Definition and Modified Norms)
The Central Government has been vested power under Section 12 (9) and Section 469 (1 and 2) to make rules for carrying out in the provisions by a notification for any matter whatsoever under the Companies Act 2013 ( hereinafter referred to as “ the Act”. The Ministry of Corporate Affairs regulates Corporate Affairs in … Continue reading Geo – Tagging of Companies (Registered on or before 31/12/2017) Mandatory before 25th April – MCA
What is GI? A Geographical Indication (GI) is defined in the TRIPS Agreement. The mark of GI acts as an indicator which identifies a good as which originates in the territory of a Member country, or a regional locality in that territory, which has a quality, reputation or other characteristic of the good because of … Continue reading Case Study: Tea Board of India Vs. ITC Ltd.
There has always a reference drawn to draconian Article 370 whenever the Kashmir issue rises. In fact there was always a need to amend Article 370 but now after the Pulwama Attack on 14 February in which 40 CRPF personnel were martyred the demands to scrap of the same has intensified. But What is Article 370, Why … Continue reading All about Article 370 (Jammu & Kashmir) From Dawn till Dusk
The Union Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the Cinematograph Amendment Bill 2019. This Amendment bill aims to amend the Cinematograph Amendment act 1952. I have in a previous article available here discussed the Cinematograph Bill, 2018 in detail, however there have been certain additional features that have been inculcated in the … Continue reading The Cinematograph Amendment Bill, 2019
INTRODUCTION As of late, the field of intellectual property has seen immense improvement, particularly with respect to trademarks. The Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (“TRIPS”) perceives different sorts of trademarks. India has additionally rolled out vital improvements in its laws to follow the arrangements of the TRIPS agreement. A trademark according to … Continue reading Position Of Unconventional Trademarks In India