Pravin Anand, managing partner of Anand and Anand, completed his law studies in New Delhi in 1979 and has practised as an IP lawyer since then.
He has been counsel in several landmark IP cases, including those involving the first Anton Piller order (HMV); the first Mareva injunction order (Philips); the first Norwich Pharmacal order (Hollywood Cigarettes); moral rights of artists (Amarnath Sehgal); the first order under the Hague Convention (Astra Zeneca); and several significant cases for pharmaceutical clients such as Novartis, Pfizer and Roche. He received the National Innovation Foundation Award from the Indian government in recognition of pro bono work for rural innovators at the grassroots level.
Mr Anand is co-author of the two volumes of Halsbury’s Laws of India on intellectual property and author of the India chapter in Copyright Throughout the World. He also serves on the editorial board of several international IP journals – including many leading journals on IP jurisprudence – and international legal magazines such as CTLR, PLC – Life Sciences, Asia IP, The Patent Lawyer, Who’s Who Legal – Patents and Lexis Nexis Asia IP Guide.
He has spoken extensively at various forums, including the World Intellectual Property Organisation, the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI), the International Trademark Association, the Licensing Executives Society, the International Bar Association, LAW ASIA and the UN Conference on Least Developed Countries in the Digital World.
- Most innovative lawyer – FT Asia-Pacific Most Innovative Lawyers 2015
- AIPPI Award of Merit (first Indian legal practitioner to receive the award)
- Best of the Best (patents) – Expert Guide 2015
- IP Star (trademark; copyright) – Managing Intellectual Property
- Gold-ranked individual (litigation; transactions) – the IAM Patent 1000
- Gold-ranked individual (enforcement; litigation) – the WTR 1000
- Recognised (patents; telecommunications, media and technology) – Who’s Who Legal 2015
- Band 1 lawyer (intellectual property: litigation) – Chambers & Partners
- Recognised (litigation) – Asia IP Experts 2015
- Recognised (intellectual property: dispute resolution) – Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2015
Anand and Anand
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World Trademark Review 17
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Anti-counterfeiting 2008 – A Global Guide
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