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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 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.

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.

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Value Proposition

Turn Around Time

Our team is is experienced in dealing with all types of IP and Corporate Law transactions for clients, from start-ups to multinationals. The team is proactive and prompt with their service. Quality work and speedy response time is our primary strength.

Qualified Professionals

The Firm comprises of professionals from diverse backgrounds, with an excellence in their areas of specialization and a strong understanding of the Indian IP and Corporate Law system.

Value Pricing

The Firm is a one stop solution for all IP and Corporate Law matters. We believe in contingent and competitive pricing based on the services provided by us. The Firm prides itself on building long lasting relationships with its clients and providing a tailored service to meet the specific needs of each of its clients.

Concise Advice

The Firm has a specialized team which understands the working of the Indian legal system enabling it to provide clear concise advice after understanding its clients’ requirements. The Firm is known for its simple, transparent and easy to understand policies and procedures.

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Practice Areas

Below you’ll find a comprehensive list of the different types of law, so make a note of those that interest you, read more about them with our specific guides, and make sure you apply for work experience in these areas to see if they’re for you!

Intellectual Property

The Firm possesses expertise in prosecution and opposition of all forms of IP matters, advising clients on IP ...

Corporate Law

The Firm’s highly experienced corporate team provides a broad range of transactional and advisory services t...

Litigation

The Firm has qualified attorneys with expertise and vast experience in litigation, appearing regularly in all ...

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