Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan (L&S)律师事务所擅长于税收法、国际贸易法、知识产权法和公司法。L&S团队由富有经验的律师、研究生和来自科学、技术、商业和法律等不同领域的专业人员组成。
L&S律师事务所成立于1985年，目前在新德里、孟买、班加罗尔、金奈、海德拉巴、艾哈迈达巴德、普纳、加尔各答 和 昌迪加尔。我们的欧洲分所坐落于日内瓦。事务所由V. Lakshmi Kumaran先生及其兄弟V. Sridharan 先生一同创立。
20 May, 2016
The Ministry of Commerce and Industry of the Government of India released the much awaited National IPR Policy (“the Policy”) on May 13, 2016, with a vision to transform India as a knowledge economy. Under the tag line “Creative India; Innovative India,” the Policy hopes to catalyse the innovation ecosystem towards India&rsquo...
28 April, 2015
In the dispute wherein the petitioner had impugned the defendant’s advertising campaign comparing their product with that of the petitioner, the Delhi High Court has held that a comparison, which is unfavourable to a competitor, does not necessarily mean that it is dishonest or unduly detrimental. Dismissing the application contending d...
By Anup Koushik Karavadi
The justice delivery system of our country can be excruciatingly slow. In commercial disputes, time is of the essence and delays can derail the entire remedy and relief and undermines business confidence in Indians as well as those interested in investing in India. ...
By Ankur Garg & Anurit Banerjee
The Indian Patent Office had issued the modified guidelines for examination of Computer Related Invention (CRI) [see end note 1] on 19 Feb 2016. The CRI guidelines propose a framework for assessing patent eligibility of such claims under section 3(k) of the Patents Act, 1970.
Specifically, the CRI guidel...
By Dr Sheetal Vohra, Nupur Kumar, Tulika Pandey
Getting trademark protection for slogans is often accompanied by one particular hurdle of retaining exclusivity, which results from their descriptive nature. A slogan is generally a combination of common words which describes the goods or services, or glorifies the goods and/or services of the company. Due ...
By Dr. Mukundan Chakrapani
The Indian Patent Office recently released the final version of the Guidelines for Examination of Computer Related Inventions. They offer much needed clarity on the vexing issue of determining subject matter eligibility of Computer Related Inventions (“CRI”), a.k.a. software inventions. A standout feature of the fin...
By Sarita Rout
A Division Bench of the Delhi High Court recently dwelt upon the rules for determining deceptive similarity and consequent trade mark infringement when the conflicting trade marks under consideration are composite marks i.e. marks comprising of more than one element.
In the matter of South India Beverages Pvt. Ltd. v. General Mills Marketing Inc.[see end note 1], the appellan...
By Jasneet Kaur
A Division Bench of the Delhi High Court in a recent decision dated 10-12-2013 held that the television commercial which compares the product ‘Pepsodent Germicheck’ with ‘Colgate ST’ is not per se disparaging. However, the print advertisement published by the respondent (Hindustan Unilever Limited or ‘HUL’) involving the same comparison was held as prima facie disparag...
Konpal Rae在L&S的知识产权部门担任联合主任。她与各大国内和跨国客户紧密工作。她的经验和专业知识包括起草专利申请以及为客户提供分析。在L&S事务所，Konpal负责关于规划和执行知识产权策略。她也与D.P. Vaidya先生一起处理L&S各个不同的工程师团队的所有行政工作。在加入L&S之前，Konpal在印度联合利华研究中心担任4年的助理研究员。Konpal负责有关技术方面的专利，包括软件和电子产品以及机械...
19 October, 2012
Two recent decisions of the Indian patent office highlighted the importance of experimental data and comparative studies in trying to prove the surprising or synergistic effect of the new compounds over prior art compositions.
While revoking the patent granted to a pharma major on grounds of obviousness and lack of inventive step, the Indian patent office observed that only...
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