Chetan Chadha

Managing Partner at Chadha & Chadha Intellectual Property Law Firm
Ranked in IP management consultancy, Legal, Licensing
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Experienced Chetan Chadha leverages his “layers of experience” and “analytic understanding of IP rules and regulations,” to help companies realise the full potential of their IP assets. “He is the number one source of IP consultation and protection in India."

Chetan Chadha's Profile

Chetan Chadha is the managing partner of Chadha & Chadha, where he also heads the international practice. Mr Chadha has more than 20 years’ experience in all areas of intellectual property, including patent prosecution, litigation, oppositions, licensing and transactions. He is recognised as a Recommended Individual for Prosecution and Strategy in the World Trademark Review (2021), an IP Star by Managing IP (2021) and a Recommended Individual for Patent Prosecution by IAM Patent 1000 (2021).

Trained in patent drafting by the International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI), Mr Chadha has worked on several patent applications across diverse technologies, including software and information technology, telecoms and electronics. A large part of his practice is focused on computer-implemented inventions and, more recently, on the advisory and strategic protection and enforcement of patents and applications in the display fields of image processing, Internet of Things, solutions covering smart systems, AI, machine learning and cloud computing. He has also been involved in the drafting of SEPs in 5G technology for a major foreign telecoms client.

Mr Chadha has been involved in many renowned cases and represents many large corporations in patent prosecution. He is frequently involved in advising his clients on risks and strategies relating to global IP procurement, licensing, due diligence and IP portfolio development. His considerable experience and deep understanding of complex issues, along with his ability to deliver simple solutions, have always prompted clients to rely on him. He has been instrumental in securing numerous favourable orders, including injunction orders before the Indian courts.

Mr Chadha is actively involved in several international IP organisations, including INTA, the FICPI, the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property and the Asian Patent Attorneys Association. He has served as co-chair of the INTA Bulletin-Asia Pacific (Law and Practice) Sub-committee and is currently a member of the INTA Law Firm Committee.

Mr Chadha’s specialisations are in patent prosecution and patent strategy. He has an LLB from the University of Delhi, a patent drafting certification from the FICPI and a certification in leading professional service firms from the Harvard Business School.

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