Areas of Expertise
Trademarks, Enforcement, IP Litigation
Abhai a Partner at LexOrbis focuses on intellectual property litigations, criminal enforcement and contested proceedings at the Trademark and Patent Offices. His practice includes trademark and patent oppositions, cancellation actions, IP litigations at trial and appeal courts, criminal and border enforcement of IP rights and IP licensing and transactions. He also advises clients on brand protection strategies for social media, Internet and advertisements and has been successfully running several anti-counterfeiting campaigns in India for a variety of clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to individual entrepreneurs.
He helps clients protect and enforce their trademarks, copyrights and other intellectual property from misuse over social networking sites, search engine optimization strategies, and keywords, as well as against misuse on mobile devices and other emerging technologies. He has successfully resolved cases in favor of the clients and has represented them at multiple forums including several district and high courts, Intellectual Property Appellate Board and Indian Trademark and Patent Offices. He represents a broad range of businesses and industries, including fashion, media & entertainment, publishing, fast moving consumer goods, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, electronics, automobile, ICT, etc.
In addition to his practice, Abhai regularly writes and speaks on topics relating to IP laws. His writings have been covered in a number of international IP publications. He is a member of many international associations like the INTA, APAA, Marques, ECTA, AIPPI, FICPI to name a few and has actively served in the committees for quite a few of these associations.