Obhan & Associates

Obhan & Associates is a reputed, skilled and professionally managed law firm that was established in 2007. The Firm has been recognized for its expertise in patent, trade mark, copyright and design protection and is a highly ranked practice in the country.

The Firm has a well-established corporate practice that offers a broad range of transactional and advisory services to institutions, entrepreneurs as well as public and private companies.

The Firm offers end to end services in the fields of Intellectual Property law and Corporate law with the goal of aiding and assisting its clients at every stage, and is recognized as one of India’s leading firms. The Firm aims to foster creation of intellectual property, conducts and assists in prosecution and helps strengthen its clients’ intellectual property portfolios.

The Firm has a well-balanced domestic and international clientele and represents a cross-section of industries, including fast-moving consumer goods, mechanical engineering, hardware and electronics, pharmaceuticals, software, apparel, packaging and retail, process engineering, fashion brands, automobiles and parts, paints and chemicals, magazines and publications and textiles. Our varied client base includes individual inventors, universities and national and international corporations. O&A represents some of India’s leading business houses.

The Firm is described as ‘meticulous and quick’ in its service and advice. The Firm prides itself on building meaningful and long lasting relationships with its clients and providing a responsive, tailored service that meets the specific needs of each of its clients.

Qualified Professionals

The Firm possesses expertise in prosecution and opposition of all forms of IP matters, advising clients on IP protection strategies, litigation matters and IP portfolio management.

The Firm was conceived to address the critical requirement of a specialized team that intimately understands the working of the Indian legal system and is technically qualified and competent in understanding and appreciating our clients’ requirements.

The Firm comprises of professionals from diverse backgrounds, all of whom combine excellence in their areas of specialization with a strong understanding of the Indian Intellectual Property (“IP”) and Corporate law system.

The Firm’s IP team has skilled professionals experienced in prosecution and contentious proceedings before the various registries under the Intellectual Property Office, the Intellectual Property Appellate Board, the Registrar of Copyrights, the Controller of Designs and courts all across the country.

The IP team specializes in providing its clients a wide range of services that cuts across various segments of IP, ranging from patents (mechanical, industrial, chemical, nanotechnology, biotech, electrical, electronics, software, telecoms and packaging), trademarks, copyrights, designs, domain related matters, licensing, trade secrets, and confidential information.

The Firm’s highly experienced corporate team provides a broad range of transactional and advisory services to institutions, entrepreneurs and public and private companies, and is experienced in dealing with all types of corporate transactions for clients in a wide range of sectors, from start-ups to multinationals.

The Firm’s clients also benefit from the Firm’s significant experience in real estate, including acquisitions and disposals, construction, financing, development and leasing.

Our Services

The Firm was conceived to meet the growing demand from Indian and International clients for a dedicated, responsive and strategic approach in securing and enforcing IP rights in India.

The Firm possesses expertise in prosecution and opposition of all forms of IP matters, advising clients on IP protection strategies, litigation matters and IP portfolio management.

In addition to a comprehensive trademark search database, the Firm also has a state-of-the-art proprietary comprehensive patent and design search database of all applications filed and granted from 1980 till date, specifically designed for the Firm and is one of its kind in India. Crucially, the database enables the Firm to provide its clients clearances and infringement analysis within a significantly reduced time frame.

Patents
97%
Trademarks
97%
Copyright
97%
Design Patents
97%
Corporate Law
97%
Litigation
97%

The Firm was conceived to meet the growing demand from Indian and International clients for a dedicated, responsive and strategic approach in securing and enforcing IP rights in India. In this rapidly improving and changing atmosphere in the IP field, the Firm is geared to advise its clients on how to develop, register and protect their IP portfolio. The Firm facilitates and synergizes the creation of Intellectual Property protection, the prosecution, enforcement and ultimately the strengthening of the same in India and worldwide.