The Partners

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

Ashima Obhan


The Associates

akanksha dua
Advocate and Company Secretary LLB, CS
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.

Akanksha Dua

Corporate Law, Associate
Advocate and Patent Agent LLB, Masters in Biotechnology
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.

Aparna Kareer

Patents, Principal Associate
glen pappen
Patent Consultant B.E. in Mechanical Engineering
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, Technical Consultant
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 BCom LLB
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.

Mehak Dhingra

Trademarks, Associate
B.Tech (Biotechnology), LLB Honors in IP Law
Neha holds an experience in IPR enforcement, IPR Litigation and Patent prosecution. Her present role in the firm includes drafting of legal pleadings, patent specifications and advising clients in relation to protecting their intellectual property.

Neha Khanduri

Patents, Associate
nikhil bhandari
Patent Illustrator Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
Nikhil's expertise in Patent Illustration in utility and design patents in all domains for USPTO, EPO, IPO etc. He has experience in AutoCAD 2D, 3D , Pro-E, Autodesk Inventor,Visio and solidworks. Nikhil has illustrated more than 500 illustration for utility and design patent applications.

Nikhil Bhandari

Patents, Technical Consultant
pankaj garg
Patent Consultant B.E. in Mechanical Engineering
Pankaj has an extensive experince in patent drafting and patent analytics in technologies related to automobile and heavy machinery. Pankaj also advises clients on product development and patent strategy.

Pankaj Garg

Patents, Senior Associate
Advocate BCom (Hons) LLB
Pooja is involved in litigation matters involving civil and commercial litigation, drafting pleadings, giving legal opinions and appearances before various judicial authorities and tribunals. Pooja's area of practice also comprises of structuring, drafting and negotiating wide variety of Commercial and Business related Agreements. She conducts Legal Due Diligence pertaining to Corporate and Commercial Laws.

Pooja Katara

Corporate Law & Litigation, Associate
Patent Consultant, B.Tech (Mechanical Engineering)
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, Technical Consultant
ritika udhani
Patent Agent B.Tech in Computer Science
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.

Ritika Udhani

Patents, Senior Associate
Patent Consultant B.Tech and M.Tech in Chemical Engineering
Sangeetha handles patent filing, conducting prior art searches and patent drafting primarily. She assists in the prosecution of the patents at the Indian Patent Office for the firm.

Sangeetha Budumuru

Patents, Technical Consultant
M.S.(Pharm) in Medicinal Chemistry, P. G. Diploma in Patents Law
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.

Sapna Sharma

Patent Agent
siddhant tyagi
Patent Consultant B. Tech in Mechanical and Automotive Engineering
Siddhant plies his trade in patent drafting, prosecution and related client counseling. He has extensive experience in conducting patent searches and in patent analytics. Siddhant's experiences demonstrate his expertise in a variety of technologies, primarily mechanical, electronics, semiconductor design, software and telecommunications systems.

Siddhant Tyagi

Patents, Technical Consultant
taarika pillai
Advocate BBA LLB
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.

Taarika Pillai

Trademarks, Associate
vivek atwal
Patent Consultant, B.Tech (Mechanical Engineering)
Vivek practices patent drafting, prosecution and searching. He has a good understanding of technologies in the mechanical domain. He handles matters related to automotive technologies, heavy machinery, power units and automated systems.

Vivek Atwal

Patents, Technical Consultant
Advocate BBA LLB
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, Associate