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Intellectual Property

Applying creative, innovative strategies to the lifecycle of intellectual property rights.


The intellectual property practice at AZB provides services across the lifecycle of intellectual property rights, from creation and protection, to monetisation and enforcement, across prosecution, transactional and advisory and enforcement and litigation. Located in India’s major business and knowledge hubs makes for seamless representation before all the prominent courts, tribunals and customs offices. Our deep understanding of business realities, regulatory environments within which our clients operate, coupled with our panIndia team of technically qualified and highly ranked lawyers, makes the intellectual property offering at AZB compelling.

Our dynamic team brings a wealth of experience and diverse skill sets that complement each other, pooling resources from across offices to ensure that our clients get the best possible advice. At AZB, we believe in the overall development of our lawyers and encourage even the most junior level associates, who interact directly with the clients.

We have an enviable track record of being prompt, practical, yet detailoriented, and provide some of the most nuanced and holistic intellectual property advice in the market. AZB is the preferred choice for IP matters, especially in complex and highstake intellectual property transactions as well as litigations, which often require varied and diverse skillsets and creative, innovative strategies.

Work Highlights


Houses a team with expertise across a wide range of IP mandates, working primarily across the Delhi, Mumbai and Gurugram offices. The team is capable of advising on prosecution, portfolio management and litigation mandates pertaining to trade mark, copyright, patent and domain names. Represents a domestic and international clientele operating in the retail, pharmaceuticals and financial industries.

Chambers & Partners Asia–Pacific (2022) on our Intellectual Property Team


We provide partnerlevel attention to each of our clients and practice an open door policy, allowing them to immediately reach us if needed. Our approach is solution oriented and cost effective, predicated on a clear understanding of our client’s goals and business objectives.

AZB also has a system in place that immediately flags off and shares any regulatory changes, judgements or changes in law that might potentially impact our clients’ business and approach to their intellectual property protection and enforcement in India.

Clients have specifically praised our clear, concise, responsive and businessoriented advice, keeping in mind their best interests. Trust, accessibility and consistently highquality work have helped forge close and long term relationships with them.