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.
Ashima Obhan heads the Corporate and Mergers & Acquisitions practice at Obhan & Associates and is equally active in Finance and Real Estate.
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.
Advocate and Patent Agent
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.
Akanksha focuses on diverse areas of Corporate Commercial law. Her practice focuses on conducting due diligences, drafting, reviewing, negotaiting and enforcing a wide range of contracts including employment, services, confidentiality and joint ventures.
Advocate and Company Secretary
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.
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.
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.
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.
Harshal has an extensive experience in drafting and prosecuting patent applications of various jurisdictions.
Advocate and Patent Agent
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.
Organisation Design & Development
Mehak focuses on all aspects of Trademark prosecution before the Indian Trademark Office. Her area of experience includes giving opinions, trademark prosecution, assignment and opposition proceedings before the Trademarks Registry and the Intellectual Property Appellate Board in contentious matters.
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.
Nishtha focuses on corporate laws and deals with all types of corporate transactions. Her work includes contract drafting and reviewing commercial agreements.
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.
Ritika's practice area is primarily focussed on patent drafting and prosecution for US, EP and India. Ritika has drafted more than 150 patent applications and prosecuted more than 200 patent applications in software, mechanical and telecommunications technological domain. In addition, she also has significant experience in Patent search and analytics especially in the telecommunication space.
Sapna primarily focuses on conducting prior art searches, infringement analysis and patent drafting. She assists in the prosecution of patent applications at the Indian Patent Office. She has also worked on patent oppositions, appeals and revocation proceedings.
Shivam is experienced in Dispute Resolution and Alternate Dispute Resolution. He can handle all types of commercial and corporate transactions. He predominantly focuses on contract drafting and various aspects of commercial and corporate law matters.
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.
Sneha focuses on searching, drafting, and prosecution of patent applications at the Indian Patent Office. Sneha also works on patent oppositions and revocation proceedings and regularly advises clients on IP strategy.
Sumathi is a lawyer who works on public policy issues.
Taarika specializes in trademark prosecution, portfolio management and IP Due Diligence. She is well versed with Customs laws in India. She also has a comprehensive understanding of Copyright law encompassing authorship works, software, websites, musical works etc. She provides strategic consultation to clients to safeguard their work under the Trademark and Copyright Laws of India.
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.
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.