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Aswal Associates is a full service IP law firm in India with International focus and clientele. The firm specializes in Patents, Trademarks, Design. Geographical Indiacations and Copyrights besides commercial & corporate law and litigation. The members of the firm have extensive experience and proven expertise in their respective fields.

The firm has its main office at Dwarka, New Delhi and located closed to IP Office at New Delhi, India. Besides, New Delhi the firm is having associate/branch offices, representatives and affiliates in major cities of India i.e. Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Ahmadabad as well as outside India (Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka)

Various services provide by the firm in field of Intellectual property are as follows:

PATENTS:

  • Drafting & vetting Patent Specifications (provisional as well as Complete)
  • Making keyword specific search in Indian Patent Journals, WIPO, USPTO, European Patent Offices
  • Freedom to Operate Search and Analysis, Landscaping
  • Handling queries pertaining to Patent Laws and practice as well as patentability of the inventions  
  • Handling prosecution of the application till Grant of LPD in India and all major countries of the world, services includes preparing and filing patent application in India and gloablly with misc documents and coordinating their status and further requirements with the Patent offices as well as foreign associates, receiving the examination reports with objections, replying/ vetting responses to first examination report, attending discussions with Examiners and Controllers of Patents, drafting submissions and attending hearings and making necessary amendments to keep the invention alive
  • Drafting Opposition, rectification proceedings and attending hearing before the Controller of Patents, Opposition Board and Intellectual Property Appellate Board. 
  • Drafting Infringement action, counter claims and attending Courts  
  • Drafting assignment, license agreements
  • Renewal of Patents

 TRADEMARKS:

  • Making search in the Registry in respect of a particular mark in a particular class and opining as to its registribility
  • Handling queries pertaining to the Trademarks Laws and practice
  • Trademark prosecution i.e. drafting and filing trademark applications in India and globally, Drafting User Affidavits, and coordinating their status and further requirements with the Trademarks registry as well as foreign associates, receiving examination reports with objections, replying/ vetting the response to the Examination reports, attending hearings and renewals
  • Drafting Opposition, Counter Affidavits, User Affidavits 
  • Assignments of trademarks with or without goodwill, License agreements
  • Drafting Infringements and/or passing off suits and their counters and attending hearings
  • Watch, Investigation, Criminal prosecution for illegal and unauthorized use of registered as well as unregistered marks

INDUSTRIALDESIGN   

  • Design prosecution i.e. Drafting & Filing application along with or without priority
  • Coordinating their status and further requirements with the Patents & Design office as well as foreign associates, receiving examination reports with objections, replying/ vetting the response to the Examination reports, attending hearings and renewals
  • Assignments/ License agreements
  • Drafting piracy and/or passing off suits and their counters and attending hearings
  • Watch, Investigation, Criminal prosecution for illegal and unauthorized use of registered as well as unregistered copyrighted work in Industrial Design
  • Drafting and handling design cancellation proceedings

COPYRIGHT

  • Copyright prosecution i.e. Drafting & Filing application
  • Coordinating their status and further requirements with the Copyright offices as well as foreign associates, receiving examination reports with objections, replying/ vetting the response to the Examination reports, attending hearings and renewals
  • Assignments/ License agreements
  • Drafting piracy and/or passing off suits and their counters and attending hearings
  • Watch, Investigation, Criminal prosecution for illegal and unauthorized use of registered as well as unregistered copyrighted work

 Geographical indications:

  • Handling queries pertaining to the geographical Indications Laws and practice
  • geographical Indications prosecution i.e. drafting and filing applications, and coordinating their status and further requirements with the geographical Indications registry, receiving examination reports with objections, replying/ vetting the response to the Examination reports, attending hearings and renewals
  • Drafting Affidavits, Assignments of trademarks with or without goodwill, License agreements
  • Drafting Infringements and/or passing off suits and their counters and attending hearings
  • Watch, Investigation, Criminal prosecution for illegal and unauthorized use of geographical Indications

Beside Intellectual Property the firm also provides services in other fields of law mainly:

ADVERTISING & PROMOTION LAWS
The firm advices its clients on Advertising as well as promotional laws in respect of all kinds of media print, electronic etc. The firm handles queries in relation to labelling as well as packing laws. The firm advices on the online promotion and prepares as well as vets official rules for promotional events.

ARBITRATION
The firm advices clients on the laws of domestic and international arbitration in India. We assist clients in enforcement of arbitral awards, challenging an arbitral award (domestic). We also appear before the arbitrators and arbitral tribunals on behalf of our clients.

BANKING LAWS & TAXATION
The firm expertises in handling matters relating to secured as well as unsecured loan, mortgage, Negotiable Instruments and regularly appears before the Courts, Debt Recovery Tribunal, Debt Recovery Appellate Tribunal, BIFR, AAIFR as well as Banking Ombudsman.

The firm also assists its clients in filing direct and indirect tax returns as well as assists in matter before the Tax tribunals and Courts.

BUSINESS & COMMERCIAL LAWS
The firm also advices its clients on a wide range of issues relating to law of Contract, Company law etc.
The firm undertakes drafting as well as vetting to contracts, agreements, Memorandum of Understanding.
The firm also advises on transactions including acquisitions or disposals, corporate restructures, takeovers, mergers and joint ventures, Foreign Direct Investment etc.

CONSUMER LAWS
The members of the firm are adept in handling all kinds of consumer matters before the consumer foras and commissions.

CYBER AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY LAWS
The firm also advices its clients on various issues relating to Cyber laws, data protections and data theft etc.

DOMAIN DISPUTES
The firm also handles issues pertaining to domain disputes.

EDUCATION
The firm specialises in advising its clients as to establishments of colleges, institutes and other bodies in the field of higher and technical education both in formal as well as informal education. The services includes advising as well as vetting MOA and agreements, course modules as per the guidelines of the statutory bodies and representing before the statutory authorities.

LITIGATION
The firm undertakes litigation on touching upon all the laws of India. We file and defend almost all kind of civil, criminal & commercial suits, petitions, revisions, appeals, writs, PIL's and appear before all District courts, tribunals, Commissions, High Court and the Supreme Court and other quasi judicial bodies.

The Advocates Act, 1961 as well as Rules of Bar Council does not allow lawyer/attorney to advertise their profile and expertise. Therefore identity, expertise and other details of IP Professionals/ attorneys/ lawyers/ advocates and other non- advocate professionals are provided only on request.

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