Senior Associates

Arindam Purkayastha

( Senior Associate – Software / Electronics / Mechanical Group )

Arindam is a Senior Associate at Khurana & Khurana. He is a Registered Patent Agent (IN/PA 1344) with bachelor’s degree in Applied Science from Delhi University, Law degree from Delhi University and MBA from IIM Lucknow. He has over 11 years of experience in handling diverse intellectual property (IP) matters. He has worked with Law Firms, Indian Pharma/Life Sciences company and Indian IT/ Engineering company. He has expertise in national and international IP management, including dispute management, licensing and IP based organisational strategy/ policy formulation. At Khurana & Khurana he is handling responsibilities of IP management, client engagement and business development.

Vibhor Gupta

( Senior Associate – Litigation )

Vibhor has worked on various Policy Legislation based projects of the government. Some of the mentionable contributions have been in the making of a MMDR Amendment Act 2015. Vibhor was involved intensively in dealing with the mining Laws in India and have made contributions by research papers to the Ministry of Mines, the Corporate Industry and various other stakeholders. Vibhor has also been a speaker at a Global Conference namely securing food for all-critical need for coherence in policies and action wherein he had spoken on the problem of food scarcity being a complex one, involving many factors that affect a society’s food security, including availability, access, stability and utilization. Vibhor has also conducted and participated Conservation Conference titled International Conference ‘Asian Elephant in the Wild-Elephant Talk’ wherein renowned conservationists, environmentalists and representatives from Governments of India’s North Eastern states and South East Asian countries had participated. The objective of the conference was to facilitate trans-boundary conservation of the Asian Elephant as the flagship specie between the countries of Bhutan-Myanmar-India. Vibhor had completed law and his bar exams in 2011. In the past 8 years of practice, Vibhor has represented various corporate and multinational clients and financial companies before the Supreme Court of India and various High Courts across the country. Vibhor has an extensive experience in complex civil and commercial litigation. Vibhor specializes in Banking Laws and Practices, Corporate laws, Arbitration, Securitization laws.


(Senior Associate – Software/Electronics/Mechanical Group)

Prasad is a Senior Patent Associate at Khurana & Khurana. He is a Registered Patent Agent India (IN/PA 2352) with Bachelor’s degree in electronics and telecommunication engineering. He has over 11 years of experience in patent matters relating to technologies in the field of electronics, semiconductor, telecommunication, mechanical, software, ecommerce, Instrumentation, automobile and electrical. He has expertise in Patent drafting, Novelty searches, Patent invalidity searches, Freedom-to operate search (FTO), Patent claim chart preparation / claim analysis, Patent infringement analysis, Office Action Responses and patent portfolio management. He has worked with Legasis services Pvt. Ltd, Brain League IP Services Pvt. Ltd. and IMC Global Technology Services Pvt. Ltd. Prasad is working with Khurana & Khurana since 3 years as a Senior Patent Associate and handling responsibilities of business development, client communication along with patent research and drafting.

Rajat Sabu

Rajat Sabu

(Senior Associate – Litigation)

Rajat is a Senior Associate in the Litigation Department of Khurana & Khurana, Advocates & IP Attorneys. Enrolled with the Bar Council of Delhi, he carries a total of 8 years of work experience in Legal as well as in the field of Administration & Management. Being extensively involved in Litigation, he is engaged in dealing with Constitutional Matters, Commercial disputes, Recovery matters, Insolvency Proceedings & Litigation pertaining to Oppression-Mismanagement, to name a few. In addition to the same, he carries over 6 years of experience in drafting bespoke contracts and providing Legal Advisory to the Clients both, in India as well as abroad. Furthermore, he has vast experience in Assisting & Briefing Senior Counsels for a wide array of matters listed before the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India, High Court of Delhi, NCLT, NCLAT, RERA, PMLA, to name a few. To give brief insights into his academic background, he is a B.A. (Hons) History graduate from Sri Venkateswara College, University of Delhi and secured Rank-II in the same, post which, he pursued L.LB from University of Delhi and graduated in the year 2017.

Syed Habeeb Ahmed

( Senior Associate – Pharmaceutical – Life Sciences Practice Group )

With more than 10 years of experience in Patent Search and Analytics, Syed have domain expertise in Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnological Products and Medical Devices. He holds Master`s degree in Biochemistry from Jamia Millia Islamia (New Delhi), Post Graduate Diploma in Analytical Chemistry from IGNOU (New Delhi) and also MBA in Technology Management from IIT (New Delhi). He is involved in conducting Prior Art/Novelty/Patentability, Invalidity/Validity, Clearance/Freedom to Operate (FTO) Searches, Preparing IP Landscape Reports in various technology domains, Chemical Structure Searching, Sequence Searching, Patent/Portfolio Watch and Patent Claim Mapping.

Anuja Nair

( Senior Associate – Litigation )

Anuja is a Senior Associate at Khurana &Khurana with over 5 years of cumulative experience. She has completed her B.E. in Computer Science and has worked with Infosys Technologies Ltd. as a Senior Software Engineer. She completed her LL.B. with a Gold Medal from Mumbai University and has been pursuing her LL.M. in Business Laws. She was practicing under a Senior Lawyer in the Bombay High Court and for the last two years, she has been handling matters under a Designated Senior Counsel in the Kerala High Court. She handles her own independent matters too relating to customs, co-operative societies, criminal and other such matters. She was appointed as a Commissioner at Wayanad by the High Court in one of the matters. She has also worked with Zee on a contractual basis. Her experience is in general litigation, client counselling, negotiations, media and entertainment business etc. She focuses on Media/Entertainment Matters and represents numerous production houses, distributors and media houses for their pre/post production agreements and litigation arising therefrom.

Ankit Kumar

( Senior Associate – Business Development and Licensing )

Ankit is a Senior Associate at IIPRD. He looks after the Licensing and Commercialization of Patents, Product Entry to Indian Market, and IP Valuation. Ankit manages all the Public Communications through Digital Platforms. He also actively participates in Business Development activities.Ankit has previously worked in financial domain for 3 years and has expertise in Data Analytics. He has done MBA in Finance from ITM Mumbai, and Bachelors of Technology from Indraprastha University, Delhi.