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Saikrishna Rajagopal

Saikrishna & Associates

Tel: +91 12 0463 3900
Email: sai@saikrishnaassociates.com


Key practice areas

Competition & antitrust; intellectual property; technology, media and telecommunications


Saikrishna Rajagopal is the managing partner of Saikrishna & Associates, a pre-eminent firm in intellectual property. Saikrishna is a renowned IP litigator, having worked on a variety of path-breaking IP disputes in the past two decades. Apart from IP, he has also appeared in landmark cases involving the right of freedom of speech and expression. Saikrishna had occasion to successfully make out a case for the reading down of section 79 (3) (b) of the Information Technology Act, resulting in not only providing a shot in the arm for free speech on the internet, but also strengthening the objective of providing safe harbours to online intermediaries.

Saikrishna has written and spoken on a variety of IP topics, both in domestic and international fora. Several domestic and international surveys exploring the IP landscape have rated him as a leading individual in IP work. He has also appeared before a Standing Committee of Parliament, deposing with respect to the 2012 Amendments to the Copyright Act, 1957.

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