Intellectual property litigation (patents, trademarks and copyrights)
Pravin Anand is the managing partner of Anand and Anand. He has been a counsel in several landmark IP cases including the first Anton Piller order (HMV cases); the first Mareva injunction order (Philips case); the first Norwich Pharmacal order (Hollywood Cigarettes case); the first order under the Hague Convention (AstraZeneca case); and the moral rights of artists (Amarnath Sehgal case). In recognition of his pro bono work for rural innovators at the grass roots level he was awarded the National Innovation Foundation Award by the government of India. He has been involved in significant cases for pharma clients such as Novartis, Pfizer and Roche. He was a president of FICPI India, AIPPI’s Indian national group, APPA India and the Asia Euro Forum.
Anand is a co-author of Halsbury’s Laws of India, volumes 20 (1) and (2) on IP and the author of the India chapter in Copyright Throughout the World – West (Thomson Reuters). He is on the editorial board of international IP journals, many leading journals on IP jurisprudence and international legal magazines. Anand speaks at various forums including WIPO, AIPPI, INTA, LES, IBA, LAW ASIA and the UN conference.
Recent awards include: “AIPPI Award of Merit”, Anand is the first Indian legal practitioner to receive this award; Most Innovative Lawyer – Asia Pacific (FT Innovative Lawyers Awards 2015); Managing Intellectual Property – IP stars – Patents;2016, 2017, 2018; Managing Intellectual Property – IP stars – Trademarks;2016, 2017, 2018; Highly Recommended Leading Lawyer in Intellectual Property – Chambers and Partners 2016, 2017, 2018.
He is featured in IAM 300 – World’s leading IP strategists 2016, 2017, 2018; Best of the Best 2016 – Top 30 Patents Practitioners in the World; WTR 1000 gold band recommended lawyer; Enforcement and Litigation 2016, 2017, 2018; Who’s Who Legal Patents Featured Lawyer 2016, 2017, 2018; Who’s Who Legal Life Sciences Featured Lawyer 2016, 2017, 2018; Who’s Who Legal Trademarks Featured Lawyer 2016, 2017, 2018; WIPR Leaders – patent, media, tech/electronics – 2016, 2017; IAM Patent 1000 gold band recommended lawyer 2016, 2017, 2018; Legal Era – star dispute resolution lawyer of the year (2015-2016); Best of the Best – Patents Expert Guide 2016, 2017, 2018; recognized lawyer for IP litigation in the Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2016, 2017 and 2018; and India Business Law Journal’s A-List 2016, 2017 and 2018.