[a] Trademarks, Brand Management and Anti-Counterfeiting Strategy
Our firm is totally responsible for handling the entire trademark portfolio of several leading companies from different parts of the world. These portfolios are personally monitored by a partner along with a co-ordinating attorneys and paralegals and maintained on computerized databases with interactive follow up not only in prosecution at the Registry level but also in other issues such as general survey of the market to identify counterfeiting or infringing or similar products, trademark watch services, amongst others. We service leading brands in the technology industry, banking industry, biotechnology industry as well as the print media industry. Our firm is pleased to announce that we have recently taken up brand management and trademark prosecution for the Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell [PPAC], Ministry of Petroleum, Government of India.
[b] Patent Prosecution and Portfolio Management
The firm handles the patent portfolio of various companies including major pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. The firm’s patent team is well equipped to handle a diverse range of patent applications in various fields including computer sciences and biotechnology.
[c] Biotechnology Law and Practice
The firm advises one of India’s leading biotech companies, on their Intellectual Property portfolio. This includes a range of services from identifying key resources and creative aspects to the prosecution/protection of those key assets to examining and re-examining commercial models to leverage patents.
The firm is also advising the Government of Malaysia, in association with a leading Malaysian Law firm, on Biotechnology Law and Policy.
[d] Designs and Copyright Protection
Scriboard® has advised renowned names in the Media Industry on copyright protection. In addition to advising clients, the firm has structured and conducted enforcement campaigns on behalf of leading technology companies and clients in the publishing industry. The firm advises the National Institute of Design. Recently, the firm has advised a leading education company on ‘Fair Use’ under the Indian IP Law and a publishing company on IP legalities pertaining to co-publishing. The firm has also advised on commercial contract structuring as well as infringement. The firm regularly assists clients in the management of their intellectual property portfolio; a function that includes the conducting of intellectual property audits.