J.V. Abhay is a partner at the Firm and part of the Intellectual Property Practice Group.
Abhay advises international and domestic clients on the full range of trade mark, domain name, copyright, design and breach of confidence issues. He acts for a wide array of innovation led high profile clients, including in the fashion and luxury products, hotel, telecommunication, media and entertainment and pharmaceutical industries. He specializes in enforcement, litigation and dispute resolution, adversarial proceedings before tribunals and strategic counselling. He also manages the trade mark prosecution practice of the Intellectual Property Practice Group.
Abhay’s experience spans more than 16 years during which he has handled litigation and cancellation actions before various courts and tribunals in India and in other jurisdictions on behalf of clients. During his career, Abhay has been a part of one of India’s largest trade mark litigation matters. He regularly provides advice to clients on branding issues and commercial exploitation of their IP rights. Recently, he played an instrumental role in advising a telecom giant in India in its rebranding exercise.
He is admitted to practice law in the Bar Council of Delhi and is a member of the INTA non-traditional trade marks committee. He is fluent in Hindi, English and Kannada.
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