Naveen is a practicing Patent Attorney in India. He is qualified Mechanical Engineer and an advocate enrolled with the Bar Council of Delhi. He has extensive experience for more than sixteen years in the domain of Intellectual Property (IP) and specializes in counseling on protection, enforcement and management of IP assets. His core areas in IP include patents, designs and trademarks. On the domain of patents, Naveen has been actively involved in advising universities, R&D centres in mining inventions, advising on patentability of innovations, drafting of patent applications, patent analytics and patent prosecution services in the areas relating to mechanical, electromechanical, electronics and telecommunications, bio‐medical instrumentation and software. He has extensive experience in prosecuting patent applications (including PCT National Phase, convention and regular applications in India and PCT and convention applications globally). In the domain of trademarks, Naveen has been actively involved in advising on trademark clearance searches for adoption and use of trademarks, assisting clients in filing and prosecuting trademark applications in India and worldwide up to registrations and enforcement of their trademark rights. Naveen has been actively involved in managing portfolios for design registrations and enforcement building strategies for clients. His extensive interaction with clients, both at the organizational (corporate and R&D centers) and institutional levels, over the years has involved him in making several presentations on various IP related issues at different platforms. He is a member of various international IP forums including but not limited to Asian Patent Attorney Association (APAA). International Trademark Association (INTA), Association Internationale pour la Protection de la PropriétéIntellectuelle (AIPPI). Naveen was also actively involved with FICCI, DST-Lockheed Martin India Innovation Growth program for advising prospective innovators on the IP front.
Preksha is a qualified Indian advocate with 10 years experience.
She has substantial experience in intellectual property matters with a focus on Trademarks, Copyrights and Designs.
She regularly advises clients on Trademark and Designs prosecution, infringement, passing off and enforcement issues. Her area of expertise include negotiations, and domain name issues, strategy formation on the protection, management and optimization of IP-portfolios.
Preksha enjoys command over multiple languages and represents clients in intellectual property portfolio management in neighbouring jurisdictions.
As a delegate, she has attended INTA and APAA and has been associated with the INTA’s Trademark Practices Committee.
Komal is a qualified attorney and has over 8 years of experience in contentious and non-contentious IP matters. In particular, she has experience in strategic managing of international Trademark portfolios, conducting and analyzing clearance searches, creating filing strategies for and prosecuting applications, oppositions, invalidation actions, enforcement advisories as well as representing clients in Intellectual Property litigation in various courts. Her varied exposure to a broad clientele has enabled her to also approach matters from a business and commercial perspective to assist her clients in implementing Trademark strategies. She is a keen analyst, has a flair for writing and is an active contributor towards the initiatives of the Firm. In this pursuit, she has attended several IP conferences such as INTA (International Trademark Association) and ECTA (European Communities Trademark Association) Annual meetings and has written articles on Indian trademark law and procedure and developing content on trending IP subjects. She is currently a member of the INTA (International Trademark Association) Non-Traditional Trademarks Committee.
Outside work, Komal is an avid reader and a travel enthusiast. She also loves to explore varied spiritual and other life philosophies such as Buddhism.
Natasha is an alumni of ILS Law College, Pune (batch of 2007-2012) with distinctive multi-tasking skills infused with a never-say-die attitude - creating wonders with ZeusIP since 2013. She commenced her legal career with a Corporate Firm and set-foot into the Firm to unravel her ‘IP dream’ and has utilised this opportunity to fine-tune her career along with understanding the mission of the Firm. Her speciality lies in Trademark Portfolio Management which includes pre-filing strategy, prosecution hygiene checks & strategy formulation, oppositions/cancellations advisories, formulation of enforcement strategies and advising clients on assignments / licenses recordal. She also has a comprehensive understanding of Designs & Copyrights. Her expertise also extends to managing & handling Trademark prosecution and enforcement portfolios in the Indian sub-continent region. Her commitment towards the IP fraternity has driven her to be a member of the INTA Trademark Offices Practice Committee and actively participates in conferences such as INTA and Marques.
Sumit is an enterprising and energetic individual hand-picked from Symbiosis Law School, Pune (2008-2013) into ZeusIP in 2013. His IP tryst commenced with one of the internships and has ever since been passionate about understanding the IP armoury. He works around various nuances of the IP Law including Trademarks, Copyrights and Industrial Designs and has alongside understood and developed ways to work towards the vision and mission of the Firm. His specialty lies in Trademark Portfolio Management which includes pre-filing strategy, prosecution hygiene checks & strategy formulation, assignment & transfers, oppositions/cancellations advisories and formulation of enforcement strategies. His expertise also extends to handling Trademark work in the Indian sub-continent region and has attained good experience in these regions in handling both prosecution and enforcement matters. His commitment towards learning has also driven him towards attending conferences such as INTA and World IP Forum.
With an experience of around five years in legal profession, Himanshu Deora is presently a Senior Associate handling litigation work (Team Leader) at ZeusIP Advocates LLP. He completed B.B.A. LL.B.from Bharati Vidyapeeth University, NLC, Pune (2008-2013 Batch) and is enrolled with Bar Counsel of Rajasthan (Enroll. No. R/762/2013). He holds additional qualification of ICSI Executive Programme and diplomas in Corporate Law and M&A, and also an experience of interning with eminent lawyers and Supreme Court Judge during his college days. Hejoined ZeusIP in June, 2013 as an Associate, and after working with the trademark prosecution department for over three years, he started handling litigation work full time. He has experience in managing trademark portfolio for diverse clients; handling trademark prosecution; drafting of co-existence agreements/ undertaking/ settlement deeds; appearing before various judicial and quasi-judicial forums including Hon’ble Supreme Court of India, various High Courts, District Courts, Trademarks Registry, IPAB, Customs office.
His area of interest is litigation and his strengths include litigation drafting, briefing and formulation of IPR enforcements strategies. He has proven track record for successful litigation cases before various High Courts and District Courts, and also, the criminal enforcement matters against counterfeit issues in cities like Mumbai, Delhi, etc. He is a dog lover and loves travelling in free time.
Aarohan Bansal has been practicing intellectual property law for close to eight years. He has extensive experience in managing and developing intellectual property portfolios of companies in various industries ranging from pharmaceuticals, telecom, heavy manufacturing, electronics, renewable energy, FMCG, etc. His practice is focused on contentious and non-contentious trademark work, including prosecution, oppositions, cancellations and appeals before the Trademarks Office and Intellectual Property Appellate Board, as well as designs and copyright work. He manages trademark portfolios through their entire life cycle - from selection and adoption to registration and enforcement. His has conducted several brand audits and due diligence reviews, as well as advised on contentious and non-contentious matters in a multitude of jurisdictions, including through the Madrid Protocol. He has worked with the INTA Trademarks Manual Project for CGPDTM and also been an advisor to CIPAM to spread IP awareness.
Trademarks, Copyrights, Designs
BBA LLB - Symbiosis Law School, Pune
Proposed Amendments to the Copyright Act
Genericide of Trademarks
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In view of the surge in COVID 19 cases and for the well-being and safety of our Firm members, we are currently under a complete lockdown and all of us are working full time from home. In these circumstances, our office phone numbers may not be answered but we shall be available on email. We therefore request that in case you wish to speak with us, please use the following numbersGunjan Paharia (+919810494877); Naveen Varma (+919811907294); Naqeeb Nawab (+918860115852); Preksha Sharma (+919999185290 ); Komal Kaul (+919873366651); Aarohan Bansal ( +919811041400); Himanshu Deora (+919717681363); Natasha Bali (+919711267258); Sumit Prasad (+919999796946)