Chambers Asia – Asia’s leading lawyer for business 2021

A well-respected practice with noted strength in patent matters, including drafting, filing, prosecution and litigation. Adept at handling IP work for technology, pharmaceutical and biotech-focused clients. Also well placed to assist clients with patent filing outside of India.
Has noteworthy experience in seeking declarations in court over patent rights. Able to advise clients on the protection of plant varieties.

Strengths: A client praises the firm’s integrated service, reporting: “They have a holistic approach when it comes to supporting us.”

Work highlights:
• Defending Nuziveedu Seeds in a patent infringement case filed by Monsanto Technology

Notable practitioners: One client endorses Essenese Obhan for his ability to adapt to mandates, stating: “He has the right skill set and knows the right technology-related questions to ask.” He is particularly well known for his contentious and non-contentious
patents work and typically represents entities in the technology, engineering, agriculture and pharmaceutical sectors.