Partners

Essenese Obhan is the founding partner of Obhan & Associates. He is an Intellectual Property attorney registered with the Bar Council of India and a Patent Agent with a degree in mechanical engineering. Essenese has vast expertise in the mechanical, pharmaceutical, software and telecom sectors.

Essenese Obhan

Managing Partner
Ashima Obhan heads the Corporate and Mergers & Acquisitions practice at Obhan & Associates and is equally active in Finance and Real Estate.

Ashima Obhan

Partner
Advocate and Patent Agent
Aparna oversees the Patent filing department of the Firm. She conducts searches, drafts patent specifications and prosecutes them at the Indian Patent Office. She also works on patent opposition proceedings, patent litigation matters and regularly advise clients on IP strategy.
Advocate and Patent Agent
Charul focuses on searching, drafting and prosecution of patent applications at the Indian Patent Office. She also handles patent oppositions and revocation proceedings.She regularly advises clients on IP strategy.

Charul Yadav

Patents, Partner
Advocate
Taarika specialises in Trade Mark prosecution, portfolio management and IP Due Diligence. She provides strategic consultation to clients to safeguard their work under the Trademark and Copyright Laws of India. She has successfully defended TM portfolios for large corporations in India.

Taarika Pillai

Trademarks & Copyright, Partner
Advocate
Vrinda has expertise in contract drafting and contract negotiations. She focuses on various commercial and corporate law matters and is experienced in dealing with all types of corporate transactions.

Vrinda Patodia

Corporate Law, Partner
Patent Agent
Sneha has experience for over a decade and works closely with clients, providing a full range of commercially focused patent and design services including drafting and prosecution of patent applications, prosecution of design application, opposition, freedom-to-operate advice and legal opinion. She regularly advises clients on IP strategy.

Sneha Agarwal

Patents, Partner
Swathi is Of Counsel at Obhan & Associates. Swathi is a litigator who regularly appears before various courts and tribunals in intellectual property disputes. She is part of Hogarth Chambers, London, one of the largest chambers of barristers specialising in intellectual property, as a foreign lawyer. She is ranked by Chambers and Partners for her expertise in intellectual property litigation. Swathi holds a Master’s degree in Law from Columbia Law School, New York.

Swathi Sukumar

Of Counsel Litigation

Associates

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Advocate and Company Secretary
Akanksha has rich experience in advising on general corporate matters, with special focus on acquisitions, private investments, joint ventures, and inbound and outbound investments to and from India. She focuses on diverse areas of Corporate Commercial law and regularly represents and advises a variety of clients including companies engaged in sectors such as technology, media and entertainment, automobile, consumer products etc., on various matters including, regulatory advisory, corporate governance issues and contractual support.

Akanksha Dua

Corporate Law, Principal Associate
Advocate
Anubhav's primary focus is on general corporate law and commercial contracts. His work includes the drafting and reviewing of various types of commercial contracts and preparing legal opinions on matters relating to commercial law. He has also been involved in carrying out due diligences, compliances and filings for several companies, and preparing templates for agreements pivotal to their day-to-day functioning.

Anubhav Chakravorty

Corporate Law, Associate
Lawyer
Aparna is part of the Corporate Law practice of Obhan & Associates and focuses on various commercial and corporate law matters. Aparna's work includes drafting and reviewing contracts required by businesses for their day-to day functioning and she is also involved in undertaking legal due diligences.

Aparna Amnerkar

Corporate Law, Associate
Advocate
Ayesha's practice is focused on Intellectual Property Rights and in particular patent rights. She is experienced in research and drafting. She predominantly focuses on IP litigation and IP strategic advice.

Ayesha Guhathakurta

Patents, Associate
Patent Agent
Chethan is an experienced Intellectual Property Attorney and a registered Patent Agent with over 15 years of overall work experience. He has significant experience in handling all IP related matters including, but not limited to, patent drafting and prosecution, patent valuation, patent landscaping, patent infringement analysis, and so forth. In his career so far, he has drafted over 200 patent applications and prosecuted over 500 patent applications in India and other jurisdictions. He has built his domain expertise in several fields including, mechanical, software, electronics & telecommunications, and new technologies such as blockchain, cryptocurrency, machine learning, and A.I. Chethan also assists and advises startups and independent inventors on matters related to protection of IP.

Chethan Kamath

Patents, Senior Associate
Patent Agent
Joyita primarily focuses on drafting and prosecution of applications in the areas of molecular biology, genetics and plant breeding, pharmaceuticals, chemistry, and bioengineering. She is also experienced in conducting prior-art searches, infringement analysis, and frequently assists in patent opposition matters.

Dr. Joyita Deb

Patents, Associate
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Patent Agent
Glen's practice area primarily focuses on patent preparation helping clients realize technologies in the field of heavy machinery. Glen has cumulatively drafted nearly 200 patent applications in technological fields ranging from heavy machinery, automotive, engine systems, bio-medical instrumentation, etc. He is also an experienced prior art searcher and a patent illustrator.

Glen Pappan

Patents, Senior Associate
Advocate
Himangi is a part of the litigation vertical of the Firm and has been practicing at Delhi Courts, since 2017. She primarily deals in commercial law, IP Law, civil law, and criminal law. She also has extensive experience in family law and has worked on cases of sexual harassment, domestic violence, children’s custody, child sexual abuse. Her understanding of law is not only limited to the implementation side of law but also on the legislative intent, basis her past experience.

Himangi Kapoor

Litigation, Associate
Patent Consultant
Jitin’s practice area primarily focuses on patent analytics. He has a good understanding of technologies in mechanical domain, especially in the field of automotive, heavy machineries, energy systems, autonomous machines etc.

Jitin Trehan

Patents, Technical Consultant
Patent Agent
Karishma’s practice is primarily focussed on prosecuting patent applications in different jurisdictions like IN, US, and EP. She also possesses rich experience in patent monetisation and assists in patent litigation matters. Her area of work has been majorly in computer networks, wireless communication, semiconductors, and software-related inventions.

Karishma Mehndiratta

Patents, Senior Associate
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Organisation Design & Development
Masroor leads the Organisation Design & Development function at O&A. His role is to build robust systems and processes to help the firm attract and retain top talent.

Masroor Lodi

Organisation Design & Development
Advocate
Mehak is a Senior Trademark Attorney at Obhan & Associates, India. She works closely with several Fortune 500 companies, universities, start-ups, domestic and international clients across varied industries in protecting and enforcing their IP. Her expertise and specialties include prosecution, infringement litigation and portfolio management; and working out amicable resolutions/settlements in contentious proceedings. She is also actively involved in the litigation matters in courts, appellate tribunals, and boards for trademarks matters.

Mehak Dhingra

Trademarks & Copyright, Senior Associate
Patent Agent
Neha has over 10 years of experience in IP asset management, primarily in patent prosecution and patent drafting space. She has prosecuted more than 800 patent applications in India, US and EP and drafted multiple patent applications. Her area of work has been majorly into semiconductors, electronic circuits, wireless communications, and software related inventions.

Neha Arora

Patents, Senior Associate
Patent Agent
Prashant’s practice area primarily focuses on patent analytics, patent drafting and prosecution. As an IP enthusiast, he has worked on several technologies related to the field of mechanical, optical communications, internet of things, metallurgy and electro-mechanical.

Prashant Sahgal

Patents, Associate
Patent Agent
Sanya works in the field of chemistry. Her work includes conducting prior art searches, and patent drafting. She assists in the prosecution and opposition of patent applications at the Indian Patent Office.

Sanya Pachisia

Patents, Associate
Patent Agent
Sapna specialises in patent drafting and prosecution in India and other jurisdictions in areas of pharmaceuticals, nanotechnology, material chemistry, pharmaceutical composition, medical devices, inkjet printing, laminates, metallurgical processes and compositions. She also assists on patent oppositions, appeals and revocation proceedings.

Sapna Sharma

Patents, Senior Associate
Associate
Seerat’s focus is on the varied areas of general corporate law. Her work involves research, contract drafting, commercial advisory and conducting due diligences.

Seerat Bhutani

Corporate Law, Associate
Patent Consultant
Shourya’s practice area primarily focuses on patent analytics. He has a good understanding of technologies in mechanical domain, especially in the field of automotive, heavy machineries, energy systems, autonomous machines etc.

Shourya Paul

Patents, Technical Consultant
Advocate
Shubhanshi has handled trademark prosecution and opposition matters of clients from various industries. She has experience in Trademark Portfolio management and has advised clients on brand protection in India. Her experience involves appearance before various courts and the Trademarks Registry.

Shubhanshi Pohani

Trademarks & Copyright, Associate
Advocate
Shuchi's main focus is on general corporate law. Her work includes contract drafting, reviewing and research. She is also involved in undertaking due diligences related to corporate matters.

Shuchi Dutta

Corporate Law, Associate
Patent Consultant
Siddharth’s practice area focuses on patent searching. He has a good understanding of technologies in mechanical domain, specially in the field of automotive, heavy machineries, energy systems, design, automated systems etc.

Siddharth Raj

Patents, Technical Consultant
Lawyer
Sonal has extensive experience in the domain of IPR laws with a main focus on trademark law. Her work includes handling trademark prosecution and opposition, brand portfolio management, and trademark filing.

Sonal Sinha

Trademarks, Associate
Sumathi is a policy lawyer with experience in regulatory and judicial reforms.
Patent Consultant
Vivek’s practice area primarily focuses on patent analytics. He has a good understanding of technologies in the mechanical domain, such as heavy machinery, engine systems, autonomous machines, etc.

Vivek Yadav

Patents, Technical Consultant
Advocate and Patent Agent
Yogesh is an Indian Patent Agent and an Advocate. He has over 10 years of experience in IP practice with expertise in Patent Drafting, Prosecution, Search, & Analytics, and Litigation. His area of work includes Mechanical & Automotive Engineering, Heavy Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Telecommunication, and Software related inventions. He appears regularly before Judicial and Quasi-Judicial authorities.

Yogesh Khullar

Patents, Senior Associate