Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars – 2019

Patent Editorial 2019

IP boutique Obhan & Associates is recommended for patent protection and disputes work. Managing partner Essenese Obhan and partner Aparna Kareer are the key individuals for patents. In a precedent-setting case that featured India’s leading patent lawyers, Obhan represented Nuziveedu Seeds in its dispute with agri-giant Monsanto over the validity of Monsanto’s genetically-modified cotton seed patent. The outcome of this case will impact the entire seed and biotech industry. Other clients include Tata Chemicals, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Steer Engineering.


Trade Mark& Copyright Editorial 2019

Obhan & Associates is an IP boutique that excels in client service and focuses on both trade mark prosecution and contentious proceedings.

Managing partner Essenese Obhan helms the team which includes partner Ashima Obhan and Taarika Pillai, who specialises in trade mark and copyright.

The team successfully acted for G4S in a Delhi High Court litigation where the client sought a permanent injunction restraining the defendants from adopting and infringing on its well-known trade mark G4S. The firm is representing Indigo, India’s largest airline, in various trade mark opposition matters.