Pravin Anand

Managing Partner at Anand and Anand

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 the first Anton Piller order (HMV); the first Mareva injunction order (Philips); India’s first SEP litigation in a DVD player technology matter (Philips); pre-suit mediation litigation involving Nokia; 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 including Monsanto, Merck, Novartis, Pfizer and Roche. He has received the National Innovation Foundation Award from the Indian government in recognition of pro bono work for rural innovators at the grassroots.

Mr Anand is co-author of the two volumes of Halsbury’s Laws of India on intellectual property and the author of various India chapters. He also serves on the editorial board of several international IP journals – including many leading journals on IP jurisprudence – and international legal magazines.

He has spoken extensively at various forums, including WIPO, the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI), INTA, the Licensing Executives Society, the International Bar Association, LAW ASIA and the UN Conference on the Least Developed Countries in the Digital World.

Awards

  • First Indian legal practitioner to receive the AIPPI Award of Merit
  • Most innovative lawyer, Asia Pacific – Financial Times Innovative Lawyers Awards, 2015
  • Best of the best: top 30 patents practitioners in the world – Euromoney Expert Guides, 2017
  • IAM Strategy 300, 2016-2018
  • Highly recommended leading lawyer in intellectual property – Chambers and Partners, 2017 and 2018
  • Gold band recommended lawyer, enforcement and litigation – WTR 1000, 2017 and 2018
  • Gold band recommended lawyer – IAM Patent 1000, 2017 and 2018
  • Featured lawyer, life sciences – Who’s Who Legal, 2017 and 2018

Professional associations

  • APAA
  • FICCI
  • WIPO

Firm details

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

Contact details

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