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 on several landmark IP cases, including those involving 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 such as Monsanto, Merck, Novartis, Pfizer and Roche. He received the National Innovation Foundation Award from the Indian government in recognition of pro bono work for rural innovators at the grassroots level.
His innovative and creative approach towards intellectual property is reflected across the pioneering initiatives the firm has taken to develop unique IP concepts and products, including an IP board game; India’s first IP themed play ‘Brainchild’; ‘Comic-Adventures of Mr IP’; a compilation of legendary IP matters in the form of a coffee table book IPONOMICS.
Mr Anand is co-author of Halsbury’s Laws of India on intellectual property and is the author of many prestigious India chapters pertaining to patents, copyright, media, telecommunications, trade secrets and other practice areas, including Copyright Throughout the World, Trade Secrets throughout the world and the Global Patent Litigation Guide (Michael Elmer). He also serves on the editorial board of several international IP journals.
He is a regular speaker at various prestigious forums, including the WIPO, the World IP Forum, the MIP International Patent forum, the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI), the International Trademark Association, the Licensing Executives Society and the International Bar Association.
Mr Anand has been accorded with prominent awards and accolades, including the first Indian legal practitioner to receive the AIPPI Award of Merit.
An “IP visionary and top strategist”, Pravin Anand supplies thought leadership in abundance through his publishing and speaking activities. He has also set many IP precedents in the courts, most recently winning the first SEP judgment in India.
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