Managing Partner at Saikrishna & Associates
Saikrishna Rajagopal is managing partner of the law firm Saikrishna & Associates. He graduated from the National Law School of India University, Bangalore and was admitted to the Bar in 1995. Mr Rajagopal has worked extensively on an array of IP litigation in India for international and domestic clients. Over the past few years, he has been associated with some of the leading IP cases in India.
Mr Rajagopal routinely advises various international and Indian clients in relation to complex patent disputes in the telecoms and pharmaceutical space, acting for mobile-handset companies against SEP owners in relation to patent infringement, as well as antitrust issues arising from the assertion of SEPs – which resulted in the first prima facie observation by the Indian competition regulator on the abuse of dominant position by an SEP owner. Mr Rajagopal has also acted for well-known pharmaceutical companies across a variety of patent disputes in India.
Mr Rajagopal has been featured as a Leading Individual in Intellectual Property by the prestigious Chambers Global – Guide to Leading Legal Professionals of the World in its 2007 and 2009 editions. He has also been ranked as a sole Star Individual for IP Litigation by Chambers & Partners – Asia Rankings in 2013.