Intellectual Property (IP) refers to the ideas, knowledge, invention, innovation, creativity, and research etc., all being the product of human mind and is similar to any property, whether movable or immovable, wherein the proprietor or the owner may exclusively use his property at will and has the right to prevent others from using it, without his permission. The rights relating to intellectual property are known as ‘Intellectual Property Rights’ (IPR).
The lawyers at Legal India are well aware and delve into in the area of IPR and complicated legal issues related to information technologies. Our experts of IPR are advising on matters ranging from trademarks, patents, licensing, copyrights, trade secrets, know-how and properties related to information technologies. Our professionals provide clients with customized solutions for the use, licensing, protection and enforcement of patents, trademarks, copyright, industrial designs, and trade secrets, as well as issues including transactions. The list of services related to IPR are listed below:
Every business needs a separate identity and trademark serves this purpose of differentiating between the two businesses. Over a period of time a trademark becomes distinctive to the business and immense goodwill is attached to it. Therefore the proprietors need to protect their business against the misuse of the trademarks by persons of mala fide intentions.
Legal India supported by highly experienced team of Attorneys and Agents assist our valuable clients in order to protect their business from unscrupulous users of the trademarks. Our practice includes searching, filing, prosecution, opposition and infringement litigation. Apart from this, we also provide watch service for our clients about the occurrence of similar trademarks in the market or applied for registration.
To continuously retain their position in the market, the businesses need to offer something new to the consumers and hence continuous research and development is the need of every business. At the same time business needs to sufficiently protect the novelty by taking appropriate measures. One of the areas of protection is by patenting the novel inventions. This helps businesses to retain the monopoly and to earn revenues through licenses.
The team of patent agents and attorneys supported by technically qualified professionals is there to help the businesses to retain the monopoly. The service extended by Legal India includes filing of patent application (convention/PCT/National Phase), prosecution, opposition and related litigation, licensing of patents, confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements etc. We also provide prior art search, drafting of patent specification and other related services.
Burnt midnight oil to write a book or drama or kept standing hours for drawing a picture or waited patiently for hours to catch tiger cub in that one perfect pose. How to protect this wonderful creation of yours for which you have been patient and committed? Get the Copyright registration for your creation.
We assist our clients with the filing of Copyright application, Copyright prosecution and registration; Copyright infringement services; licensing contracts, Copyright advice and assistance; and Copyright litigation including infringement litigation.
Applied creative faculties to develop a new product to appeal the eyes of your customers or to differentiate your products from others. You need to protect your creative work under Design Act.
The Design services comprise Design application preparation, filings, and prosecution, design infringement litigation.
A Geographical Indication is an indication that is used to identify agricultural, natural or manufactured goods originating from a specific geographical region having a special quality or other characteristics. These qualities and characteristics must be result of climatic conditions or a special process adopted by the manufacturers. Kolhapuri chappals, Nagpur Oranges, Agra Petha are few of the famous Indian GI’s whereas Scotch for whisky and Chinese for silk are other famous GI’s.
We provide services pertaining to GI filing, registration, prosecution, opposition and infringement litigation.
Others Areas of Intellectual Property
Legal India provides services relating to registration of Plant Varieties and Integrated Circuit and Layout Designs. Our highly experienced team of Attorneys helps our clients to protect their IPR’s by making appropriate agreements. We also advise on licensing and transfer of technology including royalty remittance and tax treatment of the royalty.
It is always our sincere effort to avoid litigation however if it is required, we have a strong team with highly experienced litigating lawyers and consultants to protect the interest of our clients in the courts of law.