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WWL Ranking: Global Elite Thought Leader
WWL Ranking: Thought Leader

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WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Pravin Anand is a seasoned figure in the space and a go-to practitioner for complex IT project development and delivery at domestic and cross-border levels.

Biography

Pravin Anand, managing partner of Anand and Anand, focuses on intellectual property, litigation and dispute resolution.

He has practised as an IP lawyer since completing his law studies in New Delhi in 1979.

He has been counsel in several landmark IP cases, including those involving the first Anton Piller order (HMV); the first Mareva injunction order (Philips); the first Norwich Pharmacal order (Hollywood Cigarettes); moral rights of artists (Amarnath Sehgal); the first order under the Hague Convention (AstraZeneca); and several significant cases for pharmaceutical clients such as Merck, Novartis, Pfizer and Roche. He received the National Innovation Foundation Award from the Indian government in recognition of pro bono work for rural innovators at the grassroots.

Mr Anand has co-authored two volumes of Halsbury’s Laws of India on intellectual property and authored the India chapter in Copyright Throughout the World. He also serves on the editorial board of several international IP and legal publications, including CTLRPLC – Life SciencesAsia IPThe Patent LawyerWho’s Who Legal and Lexis Nexis Asia IP Guide.

Mr Anand was the first Indian legal practitioner to receive the AIPPI Award of Merit, and was also named Most Innovative Lawyer: Asia Pacific at the FT Innovative Lawyers Awards (2015). He features as a leading lawyer in the patents and trademarks sections of Managing Intellectual Property: IP Stars (2015–2017); Chambers and Partners (2015–2017); IAM 300 (2016–2017); Best of the Best (2015–2016); WTR 1000 (2015–2017); Who's Who Legal: Patents (2015–2017); Who's Who Legal: Trademarks (2015 and 2017); WIPR Leaders (2016–2017); IAM Patents 1000 (2015–2017); Legal Era (2015–2016); The Legal 500 (2015–2016); and Asialaw (2015–2017).

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

"Fabulous lawyer" Pravin Anand is a widely recognised IP litigator who stands out as one of the top names in India.

Biography

Pravin Anand, the managing partner of Anand and Anand, is a highly acclaimed IP lawyer with over 40 years' experience.

Mr Anand has strengthened India's IP jurisprudence with a practice encompassing all areas of IP litigation including patents, copyright, design, trademarks, enforcement and dispute resolution.

His recent landmarks include the Merck and Hermes cases, heralding era of social damages for IP infringement; the Ferid Allani case on software patenting; the Pioneer Overseas Corporation case, which paved way for DNA testing in disputed IPR on plant varieties; Philips v Amazestore, which saw a landmark judgment on aggravated damages for international syndicate of IP infringers; Philips v Rajesh Bansal, India's first post-trial SEP judgment; and the Merck v Glenmark case, the first patent law suit to be decided in the plaintiff’s favour post-trial under the Patents Act.

He has contributed to a sizeable majority of damages law suits in IP litigation in India including the largest damages in a patent and a trademark law suit.

Representing some of the world’s biggest pharmaceutical companies, Mr Anand has found answers to complicated questions on genus and species patents.

He is the co-author of Halsbury’s Laws of India on Intellectual Property, a regular contributor to legal publications including The Life Sciences Review, The IP Review and Bloomberg BNA's Life Sciences global guide. He also serves on the editorial board of CTLR, PLC – Life Sciences, Asia IP and The Patent Lawyer, and is a regular speaker on IP.

His professional associations cover presidentship of AIPPI Indian Group; APAA Indian Group; FICPI Indian Group; and INTA board membership.

Mr Anand has been recognised as the “Most Innovative Lawyer – Asia Pacific” by FT and awarded the “Leading IP Lawyer of the Decade” and two Lifetime Achievement Awards by Legal Era.

The first Indian legal practitioner to win AIPPI's Award of Merit, he is consistently honoured by IBLJ, Asia Business Law Journal, MIP, WTR, WWL, Chambers, World IP Review, GIPC and IAM.

Mr Anand studied at Delhi University and was called to the Bar in 1979.

Life Sciences - Regulatory 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Pravin Anand is an IP specialist renowned for his deep regulatory knowledge across the life sciences sector.​

Biography

Pravin Anand, the managing partner of Anand and Anand, is a highly acclaimed IP lawyer with over 40 years' experience.

Mr Anand has strengthened India's IP jurisprudence with a practice encompassing all areas of IP litigation including patents, copyright, design, trademarks, enforcement and dispute resolution.

His recent landmarks include the Merck and Hermes cases, heralding era of social damages for IP infringement; the Ferid Allani case on software patenting; the Pioneer Overseas Corporation case, which paved way for DNA testing in disputed IPR on plant varieties; Philips v Amazestore, which saw a landmark judgment on aggravated damages for international syndicate of IP infringers; Philips v Rajesh Bansal, India's first post-trial SEP judgment; and the Merck v Glenmark case, the first patent law suit to be decided in the plaintiff’s favour post-trial under the Patents Act.

He has contributed to a sizeable majority of damages law suits in IP litigation in India including the largest damages in a patent and a trademark law suit.

Representing some of the world’s biggest pharmaceutical companies, Mr Anand has found answers to complicated questions on genus and species patents.

He is the co-author of Halsbury’s Laws of India on Intellectual Property, a regular contributor to legal publications including The Life Sciences Review, The IP Review and Bloomberg BNA's Life Sciences global guide. He also serves on the editorial board of CTLR, PLC – Life Sciences, Asia IP and The Patent Lawyer, and is a regular speaker on IP.

His professional associations cover presidentship of AIPPI Indian Group; APAA Indian Group; FICPI Indian Group; and INTA board membership.

Mr Anand has been recognised as the “Most Innovative Lawyer – Asia Pacific” by FT and awarded the “Leading IP Lawyer of the Decade” and two Lifetime Achievement Awards by Legal Era.

The first Indian legal practitioner to win AIPPI's Award of Merit, he is consistently honoured by IBLJ, Asia Business Law Journal, MIP, WTR, WWL, Chambers, World IP Review, GIPC and IAM.

Mr Anand studied at Delhi University and was called to the Bar in 1979.

Patents 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Pravin Anand at Anand and Anand is a highly rated IP specialist, noted for his frequent involvement in high-profile, pharma-focused cases.

Biography

Pravin Anand, the managing partner of Anand and Anand, is a highly acclaimed IP lawyer with over 40 years' experience.

Mr Anand has strengthened India's IP jurisprudence with a practice encompassing all areas of IP litigation including patents, copyright, design, trademarks, enforcement and dispute resolution.

His recent landmarks include the Merck and Hermes cases, heralding era of social damages for IP infringement; Ferid Allani case on software patenting; the Pioneer Overseas Corporation case, which paved way for DNA testing in disputed IPR on plant varieties; Philips vs Amazestore, which saw a landmark judgment on aggravated damages for international syndicate of IP infringers; Philips vs Rajesh Bansal, India's first post-trial SEP judgment and the Merck vs Glenmark case, the first patent law suit to be decided in the plaintiff’s favour post trial under the Patents Act.

He has contributed to a sizeable majority of damages lawsuits in IP litigation in India including the largest damages in a patent and a trademark law suit.

Representing some of the world’s biggest pharmaceutical companies, Mr Anand has found answers to complicated questions on genus and species patents.

He is the co-author of Halsbury’s Laws of India on Intellectual Property, a regular contributor to legal publications including The Life Sciences Review, The IP Review and Bloomberg BNA's Life Sciences Global Guide. He also serves on the editorial board CTLR, PLC - Life Sciences, Asia IP and The Patent Lawyer, and is a regular speaker on IP.

His professional associations cover presidentship of AIPPI Indian Group; APAA Indian Group; FICPI Indian Group; and INTA board membership.

Mr Anand has been inducted in the prestigious Legal 500 Hall of Fame, having been recommended as a Leading Individual within Intellectual Property for 13 consecutive years. He has also been recognised as the “Most Innovative Lawyer – Asia Pacific” by FT and awarded the Leading IP Lawyer of the Decade and two Life Time Achievement Awards by Legal Era.

The first Indian legal practitioner to win AIPPI's Award of Merit, he is consistently honoured by IBLJ, Asia Business Law Journal, MIP, WTR, WWL, Chambers, World IP Review, GIPC and IAM.

Mr Anand studied at Delhi University and was called to the Bar in 1979.

WWL Ranking: Global Elite Thought Leader
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