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Obhan & Associates operates a well-respected practice with noted strength in patent matters, including drafting, filing, prosecution and litigation. Adept at handling intellectual property 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.

Strengths: One client notes Obhan & Associates as a “very positive and proactive team, courteous and punctual, with sharp technical intellect and sound IP support.”

Work highlights: Obhan & Associates handled global trademark portfolio management and advised on brand protection for Canada Metal Pacific.

Notable practitioners: Essenese Obhan heads the intellectual property practice at Obhan & Associates. 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. One client says: “Being an engineer and an attorney, he makes it a delight when we discuss patent opportunities. His sharp understanding of technology and the diligence of his team in preparatory work make him an ideal IP attorney for us.”