Aarna Law provides comprehensive advice to clients, covering IP protection, enforcement, brand building and brand remodelling. We have experience advising civil, criminal, and statutory rights and liabilities in IP. We also advise individual artists and authors, publishers and museums on matters relating to ownership and authenticity and have a particular strength in art law and related disputes.
Our clients range from local enterprises based in Bangalore to multinationals from the United States, Asia and Europe. They operate in a variety of industries, including Healthcare, Food, Retail, Automotive, and Publishing and Museums.
What we do
We advise clients on matters ranging from establishing and protecting an IP portfolio to licensing and commercialisation and enforcement, including in the courts and online intermediaries/social media.
Our services include:
Providing advice on trademark, copyright, trade secrets, industrial design, registration, strategy, disputes and protection of IP.
Representing parties on copyright, trademark and trade secrets before IP Appellate Boards, registries and Courts.
Advising corporates and individuals on trade secrets, IP strategies, licensing and assignment, and assist in IP rights negotiation.
Dealing with issues concerning Designs Act violations, Geographical Indicators, and Indigenous plant varieties.
Drafting confidentiality, technology transfer, licensing and assignment agreements.
Negotiating and drafting industry-specific contracts and manage international artists.
Registering international trademarks under a consolidated application.
Prosecuting and defending infringement claims.
Recent experience includes:
Helping companies to build brand portfolios, identify infringements and take appropriate action, including Bhandari Construction and Developer (BCD), Nourish Organic Foods and Avanta Healthcare.
Defending healthcare facility Narayanaswamy Super Speciality Hospital against trademark infringement and other claims.
Responding rapidly to enforce trademarks and act against intermediary platforms and social media sites for Toyota Kirloskar Motor and Decathlon Sports India.