Chambers Asia – Asia’s leading lawyer for business 2014

THE FIRM This firm is known for its patent practice, but increasingly gaining a foothold in the trade mark sphere. It is valued by clients for its deep understanding of the underlying technology involved in many IP issues, and for its ability to handle precedent-setting litigation.

Sources say: “They add value through being thoughtful in their approach. They are also clear in their explanation.”

KEY INDIVIDUALS Essenese Obhan is acclaimed as “very knowledgeable and intelligent,” and “uncompromising on quality.” Commentators consider him to be not only “up to date with Indian patent practice” but also “forward-looking – he’s really on top of things.” He demonstrated his sound knowledge of patents in his representation of Tata Chemicals against Hindustan Unilever in a patent revocation matter.