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 Merck, 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, International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI), International Trademark Association, Licensing Executives Society, International Bar Association, LAW ASIA and the UN Conference on Least Developed Countries in the Digital World.
- Band 1 lawyer (intellectual property: litigation) – Chambers & Partners (2017)
- IP Star (patents) – Managing Intellectual Property
- Gold-ranked individual (litigation; transactions) – IAM Patent 1000 (2017)
- Gold-ranked individual (enforcement; litigation) – WTR 1000 (2017)
- Featured in IAM Strategy 300 – The World’s Leading IP Strategists
- Most innovative lawyer – FT Asia-Pacific (2015)
- AIPPI Award of Merit (the first Indian legal practitioner to receive the award)
- Best of the Best (patents) – Expert Guide (2016)
- Recognised (patents; media, technology and electronics) – WIPR Leaders (2016)
- Recognised (patents; telecommunications, media and technology) – Who’s Who Legal (2016)
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Anti-counterfeiting 2009 – A Global Guide
Fast-paced liberalization and urbanization in India has led to a rise in counterfeiting activities. Counterfeit goods are flooding the domestic markets in traditional areas such as software, clothing and electronics, as well as pharmaceuticals, food, cosmetics, personal care products and films.
World Trademark Review 17
The Indian courts have had to address many legal issues arising from the development of the Internet – from passing off to phishing, metatagging and jurisdictional matters
Anti-counterfeiting 2008 – A Global Guide
In the last decade India has witnessed a tremendous increase in counterfeiting activities as a result of both liberalization and urbanization. Hundreds of counterfeit goods are flooding the domestic cosmetics market and estimates put the volume of counterfeit goods in the pharmaceuticals ...
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