Dhruv Anand

Partner at Anand and Anand

Dhruv Anand is a partner at Anand and Anand. His practice focuses on IP litigation and dispute resolution for all forms of intellectual property, including trademarks, copyright, patents, designs and domain names; IP and defamation law; anti-counterfeiting work, including brand enforcement for luxury brands; breach of confidentiality cases; and IP contractual and advisory work.

Career highlights

Since enrolling with the Delhi Bar Council in 2007, Mr Anand has, among other things, successfully represented Monsanto before the Supreme Court in a patent infringement case; enforced the patents of Eisai before the Delhi High Court; obtained well-known trademark status for leading luxury brands; enforcing IP rights in films; campaigned for the Indian Singers Rights Association and well-known luxury brands; been involved in a case clarifying the customs enforcement rules for patents; and been involved in a leading case of moral rights infringement for a famous artist.

Mr Anand advises and litigates on behalf of many well-known clients, including Monsanto, Bayer, Pharmacyclics, FMC, Novo Nordisk, Louis Vuitton Malletier and Christian Louboutin, from various industries ranging from pharmaceuticals and luxury to artists, among others.

Affiliations

  • INTA Working Group on Unconventional Trademarks
  • Standing Committee of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property for IT and Internet
  • Business Action to Stop Counterfeiting and Piracy India Working Group
  • Asian Coalition against Counterfeiting and Piracy

Publications

Mr Anand is the co-author of the trademarks and copyright chapter in Halbury’s Laws of India and the exclusive India contributor for prestigious multi-jurisdictional practice area guides including Copyright Throughout the World by Silke von Lewinski and Chambers and Partners- Intellectual Property- Patent Litigation Guide. He also regularly contributes to various leading IP related magazines and journals such as the India Business Law Journal, Asia IP, Managing Intellectual Property and Asia Business Law Journal.

Qualifications

  • 2006, Amity Law School, BA LLB (Hons)
  • 2014, George Washington University, LLM

Firm details

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

Contact details

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