Safir Anand

Safir Anand
Nizamuddin East
+91 120 405 9300
+91 120 424 3056 058


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Safir Anand is recognised as one of India's top intellectual property attorneys. In addition to advising leading companies on IP matters in India, he also helps clients in the SAARC region to strategise, monetise and enforce their IP.

Safir is regularly featured by media for his views on diversity in intellectual property law issues including Times of India, Hindustan Times, Business Standard, Economic Times, Financial Express and Mint, to name a few.

Safir is a member of INTA’s famous and well-known marks committee; the Pharmaceutical Trade Marks Group (PTMG); and Marques’s brand and marketing team and marketing to kids team.

He has collaborated with the UK Intellectual Property Office to further brand management in India. He has also participated in the ACMA conference on IP management through brand protection and brand licensing; and, as the sole knowledge partner, in MeltingPot2020 to encourage student innovation.

Safir has authored numerous publications including: Getting the Deal Through: Licensing; Getting the Deal Through: Trademarks; Getting the Deal Through: Advertising and Marketing; the India chapter of Worldwide Franchising Laws; a chapter on fashion laws in India for Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; an article for Licensing in the Boardroom on key licensing issues in India; a paper on IP monetisation; and Securing Value in the Credit Crunch.

Safir has featured in Managing Intellectual Property (2015–2017); WTR 1000 (2015–2017); WWL: Trademarks; (2015–2017); Chambers and Partners: Asia-Pacific (2015–2017); AsiaLaw (2015–2017); Asia IP Experts (2015–2017); and Best of the Best: Trademarks (2015). He won the Wockhardt Foundation Youth Popular Award for best lawyer of 2016, and has also been ranked as one of the top 50 licensing lawyers in Asia.

WWL says: Safir Anand stands out as the leading lawyer in the Indian market, with sources calling him "very strong on the prosecution side".

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