Anand and Anand, established in 1979, is a full service law firm in the Intellectual Property (IP) space, providing end-to-end legal Solutions in this niche IP sector. The firm is professionally managed by a partnership board comprising of 10 partners assisted by a CEO, CFO, chartered accountants, business consultants and IT experts. The firm's current strength is 250, which includes around 80 qualified attorneys and engineers, and over 150 members in support services including a management team, paralegals and researchers. Their lawyers are fluent in English and Hindi and are based in New Delhi, Noida, Chennai and Mumbai. Their lawyers and workforce ideally showcases wide spectrum of diversity at of all of their nationwide offices.
Their clients consists of several large multinational and Indian companies representing a broad spectrum of industries including Health Care, Electronics, Consumer Goods, Industrial Goods, Automobiles, Wind Energy, Technology, Financial Institutions, Hospitality, and Entertainment. They have represented Roche, Merck, Pfizer, Biogen & Nordisk in the field of pharmaceutical patents. The firm has an extensive intellectual capital in all the aspects related to Trademark registrations, Copyright registrations, and IP monetization as well as in Licensing and franchising. The firm also has an in-house "Anti-Counterfeiting" & "Anti-Piracy" team, dedicated to provide the clients pro-active and robust legal protection for safeguarding the brand identity in the commercial space.
Anand and Anand has an industry wide acclaimed prominence and leadership in the IP space by its expertise in addressing complex IP challenges of all hues and customizing its services for clients to provide diligently crafted bespoke intellectual property law solutions, centered around the framework of national and international laws . They have been servicing a diverse profile of clients in conventional areas of trademarks, patents, designs, trade secrets and confidential information as well as expanded areas of intellectual property such as EMRs, domain names, media & entertainment law, IT & e-commerce, Technology transfer and issues on the internet and privacy laws. Anand and Anand is a niche boutique law firm that has a cultivated practise in Copyright - Media, Entertainment Law and represents authors, musicians, software programmers, artists, designers and many others from the fraternity of copyright owners as well as collecting societies such as IPRS (Indian Performing Rights Society).
The firm has a substantial techno-legal expertise and valuable insight into strategic and procedural issues and a wealth of experience in patent prosecution and litigation to advise, assist and equip international and domestic clients with comprehensive and innovative intellectual property solutions in this domain. The firm's capabilities include drafting, filing and the prosecution of patents in diverse disciplines. To the firm's credit the testimonials speak volumes about the meticulous legal acumen and Advocacy in many acclaimed landmark cases throughout the Indian jurisdiction. In many novel points of law and complex contentious matters, the Advocacy team has maintained a vibrant success record.
"Managing Intellectual Property" has ranked Anand & Anand as best overall firm for the years 2005 to 2010 and as a 'leading firm' for Trademark Prosecution and Trademark Contentious, Patent Contentious, and Copyright for the year 2011. Managing Intellectual Property, Contentious IP Firm of the Year 2011, Chambers & Partners Award; TIER 1 Firm in IP 2011IFLR IP Team of the Year - India 2011. Anand and Anand is also critically acclaimed in per-to-peer review as a "Leading IPR law firm in India."
The firm Anand and Anand has recently been identified as the only Indian trademark law firm to receive a top-tier ranking in the inaugural edition of the World Trademark Review 1000.