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
Aastha primarily focuses on prosecution US, EP, PCT and Indian applications. She also focusses on conducting prior art searches, infringement analysis and patent drafting. Aastha has prosecuted more than 150 patent applications in chemistry, pharmaceutical and electronics domain.
Ajitabh With a background in Science and Post-Graduation in Management, Ajitabh comes with the experience of handling and maintaining senior level client/business relationships. Ajitabh leads the Client Engagement activities and His role is to make and execute plans for overall marketing and practice development of the firm.
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
Divyendu’s practice area focuses on patent searching and prosecution. He has expertise in fields like heavy machinery, Structural analysis, Composite materials, defence technologies, Autonomous car, etc
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sayali primarily focuses on conducting patent search. She has also worked on landscape and infringement analysis. She has experience in technologies related with heavy machinery, renewable energy and automotive domain.
Shubham has an extensive experience in drafting and prosecuting patent applications of various jurisdictions. He has prosecuted more than 250 patent applications in the field of control engineering, crowdsourcing, cloud computing, image processing, semiconductor, analog electronics, digital electronics, signal processing. In addition, he is an experienced prior art searcher.
Shubhangi fundamentally focuses on corporate laws. Her work includes contract drafting and reviewing commercial agreements.
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.
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 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.
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.