IIPRD And Khurana & Khurana, Advocates And IP Attorneys (K&K) – Association
The biggest differentiator and strength of IIPRD lies in its unique association with its sister concern and a leading full service IP and Commercial/Corporate Law Firm, Khurana & Khurana, Advocates and IP Attorneys. K&K is a robust and well-ranked/recommended law practice focusing on Complex IP, Corporate/Commercial, Tax and Banking Law Matters for a broad range of Global Clients. K&K is well ranked and recommended by Legal 500, Chambers, IAM, Managing IP, Asia IP, RSG, among several other agencies, and encompasses an edged litigation team giving a long term legal view on any opinion and analysis being rendered. IIPRD, on the other hand, assists Global Clients and Customers including Law Firms for comprehensive IP Asset Management, Patent Support, and Licensing/Commercialization/Monetization mandates, making K&K and IIPRD a one-stop shop for all IP, Regulatory, and Market Research requirements ranging from Creation, Promotion, and Protection to Monetization of Intellectual Property Assets.
IIPRD is uniquely suited to provide Comprehensive Patent/IP Prosecution and Litigation Support Services through its operational offices in India, South East Asia, GCC, and a Client Representation Office in the United States. IIPRD is incorporated in the US (Atlanta) with an office in Washington DC, and through several close relationships with Global IP Law Firms, has a thoroughly trained Patent team of over 250 professionals spread across its office locations. Patent Attorneys and Engineers at IIPRD have been formally trained and mentored by several US and EP Patent Attorneys over the years, making them competent and thorough to analyse Patent Portfolios, Patent applications, and Prior Arts so as to accordingly conduct Patent Searches, Prepare Claim Charts, Draft Patent Specifications/Responses to Office Actions, and Generate Evidence of Use (EOU)/Claim Charts along with executing several other Patent Landscape and Litigation Support Mandates.
Service Delivery and Team Competence
IIPRD takes pride in having an extremely competent team of Patent Attorneys, Agents and Engineers who have been representing some of the leading technology companies including but not limited to Huawei, Daimler, Carrier, Accenture, Reliance, Panasonic, Cadence, Infineon, Teva Pharmaceuticals, Imerys, AET, Amorepacific, UPL, ZTE, Xiaomi, Momentive Performance, ADAMA, among numerous Fortune 500 and Deep Technology Companies for their Patent and IP requirements.
IIPRD has team of over 250 professionals spread across different domains ranging from Lifesciences to Engineering to Software/electronics/Semiconductors subject matters. The team is categorically configured to specifically assist clients in conducting Patent Searches/Analytics, undertaking Litigation Support, and drafting Patent Specifications/ Responses to office actions. On an average, each Patent professional at IIPRD has a post qualification experience of over 6 years, and specializes in a narrow/specific range of technology areas so as to allow relevant and subject matter specific experience to be implemented while carrying out varied Patent Support Mandates.
IIPRD has also been actively involved in promoting education and awareness in the domain of IP and market research by conducting several conferences, symposiums and seminars over the last 15 years on a variety of topics and subject matters. Exemplary representation of such events can be seen in the IP Training Section. IIPRD has conducted numerous of such dedicated programmes for Leading Corporates including but not limited to Reliance, KPIT Cummins, Tejas Networks, Mahindra and Mahindra, Wabtec, NTPC, Avery Dennison, Garware Ropes, Flipkart, Indian Oil Corporation, Sun Pharmaceuticals, Bharat Forge, Bharat Petroleum, Engineers India Limited, Tata Chemicals among many others. Such programs are designed for organizations as a whole or for specific groups within the company. Most of these programmes involve Sr. Patent Attorneys from Khurana & Khurana (K&K) sharing their real time experiences encountered during preparation, searching, prosecution, and litigation of IP Disputes/Mandates.
Team Commitment And Achievements
IIPRD and K&K fully understand the value of an idea, and perhaps more importantly, appreciate that a vision, plan or purpose that lies beyond the idea, and accordingly assist clients in creating strong and enforceable Patent Portfolios. Having a team that has been well recommended by Legal 500, IAM, Managing IP, Chambers, among other reputed agencies several times over the years, allows IIPRD to set a high threshold and bar for its reports and opinions. The team at IIPRD cohesively and strategically work together to ensure that the right members of the firm are brought on board for every single project based on their experience, skill set, and client expectations to make sure that the results and report exceeds client expectations. Beyond IP Asset management, IIPRD extensively represents clients for IP/Patent Litigation matters such as by drafting infringement contentions, inter-parte review petitions, conducting E-discovery mandates, rendering infringement opinions, collecting Evidence of Use, among other litigation support mandates. Being a relatively younger firm that has paced its growth in the last 15 years of existence and having processed over 6000 patent applications each year for drafting/prosecution for the last several years, a strong team commitment has been an inherent and fundamental attribute that the firm cannot do away with at any cost. It is only when the firm demonstrates a core team commitment that is directed towards focused objectives of adding strong value to the clients’ objectives is when the firm can spearhead towards its long-term vision and growth strategy.
Corporate Culture And Mindset
With the founders of the firms coming from Corporate and Armed Forces backgrounds, we at IIPRD take pride in having a vibrant and open culture that promotes colleagues to go out of their bounds and demonstrate any level of skill set to highten the benchments for client commitment and delivery. The firm massively promotes client orientation and delivery and any small idea that can take us to the next level of client delivery and orientation is most treasured and promoted. Most of IIPRD’s practitioners on board also have substantial experience in the corporate world from before their joining the Firm, which enables us to remain in synchronization, keep our clear orientation and commitment towards clients, focus on promptness and response time, and demonstrate flexibility as desired by our clients making us go to the next level to serve the customers.
Strong Leadership And Innovation Practices
IIPRD believes in building a strong leadership practice across the firm and its stakeholders. Each member of the Firm is made to realize the importance of handling projects individually, learning from each mistake made and taking complete responsibility for each deliverable. Partners in the firm ensure that each member of the team is thoroughly and periodically trained to ensure that all best and recommended practices are followed to yield consistent quality deliverables. Each member is also expected to contribute to new ideas for making existing practices and processes better and seamless.