Our firm combines the capabilities of 108 members (31 Trademarks and Patents Attorneys, 14 Service Managers and other Support Staff) to provide fully integrated, high-quality legal services in the area of intellectual property counseling and Litigation. Our firm today handles a large number of International Patent and Trademark matters around the world for both Indian and Foreign clients. Our records, files and business data are computerised and updated online. We are housed in our own secure 20,000 sq. ft. building with a full-service cafeteria.
Our International Trademark Department files more than 500 Trademarks applications, annually, in all countries around the world for both Indian and foreign clients.
D.P. Ahuja & Co., has one of the most active Intellectual Property Litigation Departments in India, today. Currently, we are handling over 80 Litigation matters which includes initiating, defending and processing infringement Litigation, and in the last 20 months, we have successfully handled over 35 Intellectual Property Litigation matters in the various High Courts of India for a number of well-known Indian and multinational clients for a range of matters including:
Patent Appeals from orders of the Patent Office
Infringement and Passing Off of famous (including unregistered) Trademarks
Infringement of famous trade names
Trademark dilution and Unfair Advertising
Search and seizure of infringing and counterfeit goods from manufacturing units, warehouses, distributors and retail outlets; sealing/closing down of infringers'/counterfeiters' businesses; seizure of pirated books at the publisher's and the book seller's.
Our in-house Trademark and Counterfeiting Investigation wing handles all aspects of commercial investigation and market surveys in India, and is manned by a full time investigator and two operatives. Our three satellite offices can conduct surveys and deliver any market information within 24-48 hours.
We have helped in the enforcement of rights in famous Trademarks and trade names such as:
CALVIN KLEIN, REVLON, HITACHI, GOLDSTAR, CITIZEN, HONDA, GAP, TRUSSARDI, CHARLES JOURDAN, VOLVIC, ALPENLIEBE, CADBURY, ALCAN, TOTAL, NIVEA, AMD, 7-ELEVEN, INFOSYS, DUROPLY, EXIDE and many others, in India as well as in other countries.
Our success in Litigation lies in our ability to develop an effective, well-researched and meticulously planned strategy for our clients.
We represent over 2000 Clients and Associates, including Multinational and Indian Corporations, Research Institutes, Universities and Individuals.