The team advises clients, both individuals, and industries such as fast moving consumer goods, fashion and luxury brands, pharmaceuticals, IT and computer software, telecom, television, and sports, on both traditional and new media copyright issues. Our practice offers:
- assistance on filing and prosecuting applications to register copyright, advising on agreements for the licensing, sale or purchase of copyright material, handling cancellations of copyright and representing clients before the Copyright Office and Board in connection with such activities;
- conducting due diligence investigations to ensure clients are not in breach of third party rights, such as software licenses;
- strong capabilities in enforcing copyright – litigating civil and criminal suits and pursuing administrative remedies before various courts and tribunals in India; assisting with search and seizure operations; and guiding clients on issues of customs’ recordals and parallel importation;
- Expertise in analyzing overlapping IP rights, drafting take-down notices and managing online content.