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 200 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 15 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
What are trade secrets? Merriam-Webster’s dictionary defines trade secrets as “a formula, process, device, or item of information used by a business that has economic value because it is not generally known or easily discovered by observation or examination and for which reasonable efforts to maintain secrecy have been made.” The international view on trade … Continue reading Trade Secrets- Meaning And Protection In The Context Of India And The UAE Stance Of India And The UAE On Trade SecretsRead More
The Supreme Court in “Engineering Analysis Centre of Excellence Private Limited v. The Commission of Income Tax and Anr.” dealt with the classification of the payments under the distribution agreements or the end-user license agreements (EULA). The moot question before the Court was that can these payments amount to the royalty as provided under Section … Continue reading Engineering Analysis Centre Of Excellence Private Limited V. The Commission Of Income Tax And Anr: Raising More Questions Than AnsweringRead More
Laws governing the duties and rights of India’s working class are referred to as “labour laws” in India. Every worker and employee has certain rights, and the Constitution of India under articles “14-16, 19(1)(c), 23-24, 38, and 41-43A” specifically address labour laws in India in order to safeguard their interests and rights. In India, there are … Continue reading Nuances Overtime Payments Vis-à-vis various Labour LegislationsRead More
What is the difference between a Prior Use of a Trademark as opposed to Prior Registration of a Trademark? The Intellectual Property Appellate Board (hereinafter referred to as “the IPAB”) has scrutinized one of the most discussed issues of prior use and prior registration under the trademark law. In the case of Mandom Corporation v. … Continue reading Prior Use V. Prior Registration: Trademark LawRead More
The pandemic has served as an incentive for financial criminals to take advantage of online transactions and threat the economic as well as financial stability of countries across the world. With the stemming financial crime post Covid, numerous challenges were faced in both intra-state and inter-state policy formulation to deal with these threats. This article … Continue reading Increasing Global Financial Crime in the post-covid eraRead More
The National Company Law Tribunal and the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has traditionally held that it is mandatory for the Corporate Insolvency Resolution Process(CIRP) to be initiated once the existence of a debt has been established under Section 7(5) of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016. There was no separate interpretation of Section 7(5) … Continue reading Discretionary power of the Adjudicating Authority to reject CIRP applications under Section 7(5)(a) of the IBCRead More
The evolution of technology has occurred over many years and will continue in the future. The world’s dynamic has shifted away from computers the size of a large room and toward nanoscale technology. This is known as nanotechnology, and it involves the study and manipulation of matter with dimensions of 100 m or less. Nanotechnology … Continue reading Applicability of Intellectual Property Rights on Nanotechnology & Its Relevance in the Indian ContextRead More
Legally speaking, the automatic protection of creative artistic, theatrical, musical, and literary works is referred to as copyright. Infringement of copyright happens when a third party infringes on the rights of the copyright holder by utilising the copyright holder’s work without the copyright holder’s consent. IP owners often face the difficult decision of whether to pursue … Continue reading Infringement of Copyright: Will giving Intellectual Property Rights a Criminal Connotation Combat Freedom of Speech?Read More
With digital technology being ubiquitous it has become core of modern economics especially in this pandemic ridden world. Digital networking once a luxury has established itself into an existential necessity. Owing to government efforts for making India digitally able and ever increasing data user base, in 2021 alone India recorded 624 million with the rate … Continue reading Antitrust Laws In The OTT Regime – Old Wine In A New BottleRead More
Antitrust law thrives to protect market from any kind of distortions occurring due to corrupt business practices. It also promotes competition between different players in the market in order to benefit the consumers and also economy as a whole by keeping monopoly at bay. Today the sports have become a global phenomenon, with the advent … Continue reading Antitrust Aspect of Sports Broadcasting RightsRead More
When the pandemic forced billions of people indoors, it gave an impetus to those envisioning a metaverse. As the metaverse has grown in popularity, corporations have commenced filing fresh trademark applications for the virtual counterparts of products they already provide in the real world. This article discusses some recent instances of this observable trend, and … Continue reading The Utility of Metaverse TrademarksRead More
The jurisdiction of the courts in cases of trademark infringement has been a moot point till now with various facets of IP infringements revealing due to social and technological advancements. With the rise of transactions on the e-commerce platforms and online shopping, the courts have tried to confer the territorial jurisdiction on the competent courts … Continue reading Uncoiling the ‘Serpent’: A Case Comment of Bulgari Spa v. Notandas GemsRead More