Anand and Anand

Anand and Anand is a full-service IP law-firm, providing end-to-end legal solutions covering all aspects of intellectual property and related areas. The firm is professionally managed by a partnership board comprising 30 partners and four directors, supported by a management team comprising a CEO, CFO and CIO. The firm currently employs over 300 people, including over 100 qualified attorneys and engineers.

Anand and Anand is a leading firm in the IP field. Its expertise in addressing complex IP challenges of all types is widely acknowledged. It services a diverse portfolio of clients in conventional IP areas such as trademarks, patents, designs, trade secrets and confidential information, as well as in expanding areas such as domain names, media and entertainment law, information technology and e-commerce, technology transfer, and internet and privacy laws. Anand and Anand specialises in copyright in media and entertainment law and represents authors, musicians, software programmers, artists, designers and many others from the fraternity of copyright owners, as well as collecting societies such as the Indian Performing Rights Society.

The firm’s clients consist of several large multinational and Indian companies representing a broad spectrum of industries, including healthcare, electronics, consumer goods, industrial goods, automobiles, wind energy, technology, financial institutions, hospitality and entertainment. The firm has an extensive IP infrastructure in all aspects relating to trademark registrations, copyright registrations and IP monetisation, as well as in licensing and franchising. The firm also has an in-house anti-counterfeiting and anti-piracy team dedicated to providing clients with proactive and robust legal protection for safeguarding their brand identities in the commercial space.

The firm regularly deals with IP protection and contentious matters in different forums, including the courts at all levels, the Patent Office, the Trademark Office, the Copyright Office, the Design Office, the Intellectual Property Appellate Board, WIPO and the National Internet Exchange of India.

The firm has a multidisciplinary practice and provides competent, personalised advice on all aspects of core conventional IP laws, as well as non-conventional IP mandates. The firm balances commercial realities with legal pragmatism and draws on its well-honed expertise and instinct in the field, coupled with a profound understanding of IP management in India. The firm has a keen interest in innovation and offers creative solutions that tackle the root – not merely the symptoms – of a problem.

The firm thrives on challenges, creative thinking and constant improvement of its legal knowledge and skills. The spirited character of the firm is the keystone of its growth and expansion into new areas of intellectual property, which have been embraced with ease and zest.

Practice areas

  • Patents and designs
  • Contractual and commercial intellectual property
  • Media and entertainment
  • Licensing and franchising
  • Plant varieties
  • Information technology
  • Trade secrets
  • Criminal law
  • Domain names
  • Geographical indications
  • Data privacy

Awards and accolades

  • Global IP Awards, Trademark Firm of the Year 2020 – IAM and WTR
  • Gold-band recommended firm – IAM Patent 1000 (2017-2019)
  • India Business Law Journal Deals of the year 2019
    • Mahyco Monsanto Biotech (India) Pvt Ltd v Nuziveedu Seeds Ltd
    • Philips v Amazestore and Philips v Amitkumar Kantilal Jain
    • Colgate v John Doe
  • Managing Intellectual Property (MIP) – Special Awards: Impact Case of Year 2019
  • Koninklijke Philips Electronics v Rajesh Bansal
  • Mahyco Monsanto Biotech (India) Pvt Ltd v Nuziveedu Seeds Ltd
  • MIP – Asia Awards 2019, Firm of the Year – Patent Contentious
  • Asia IP Firm of the year, Trademarks, 2019
  • India Business Law Journal, The Indian Law Firm Awards 2019, Firm of the Year
    • IP Enforcement
    • IP Protection
    • Media and Entertainment – Anand and Anand & Khimani
    • Asia IP Firm of the year, Trademarks
  • Asian Legal Business, IP Law Firm of the year, 2019
  • Tier 1 Firm, across all IP categories – MIP’s IP Stars Handbook (2016-2017)
  • Employer of Choice – Asian Legal Business (2014-2015)
  • Tier 1 Firm, IP – Legal 500 (2016- 2017)
  • Band 1 Firm, IP & Life-Sciences – Chambers & Partners Asia-Pacific (2017-2018)
  • Gold band recommended firm, enforcement and litigation – WTR 1000 (2017- 2018)
  • Gold band recommended firm – WTR 1000 (2017-2018)
  • Recognised at the FT Innovative Lawyers Asia-Pacific Awards (2015-2017)
  • Only Asia-headquartered firm to feature in the category Business of Law – Technology (2016)
  • Copyright Winner, India – Asia IP Awards (2016)
  • Contentious Firm of the Year, India – Managing Intellectual Property Global Awards (2016-2017)

Contact details

Anand and Anand
First Channel Building
Plot 17a Sector 16a
Film City
Noida 201301

Professional contacts

Other offices

  • Chennai
  • Mumbai
  • New Delhi

Recommended individuals at this firm

Other recommended individuals at this firm

  • Dhruv Anand