Mr. Seo is experienced in both U.S. and Korean intellectual property litigation and prosecution matters, and represents a broad range of clients, from high-tech companies to luxury fashion companies. His detailed knowledge of the similarities as well as differences between these two jurisdictions has been an invaluable asset in advising foreign clients on effective IP management and enforcement strategies in Korea. Along with Mr. Tae-Yeon Cho, Mr. Seo was recognized as one of the four “Leading Individuals” in the area of intellectual property by the Asia Pacific Legal 500 (2001-2004). Mr. Seo is often interviewed by international news agencies and magazines in connection with anti-counterfeiting and intellectual property matters in Korea and Asia.
Pravin Anand, managing partner of the Firm, completed his law studies in New Delhi in 1979 and since then has been practicing as an Intellectual Property Lawyer.
He has been a counsel in several landmark IP cases involving the first Anton Piller Order (HMV cases); the first Mareva Injunction Order (Philips case); the first Norwich Pharmacal Order (Hollywood Cigarettes case); Moral rights of Artists (Amarnath Sehgal case); Recognition for Pro-Bono work for rural innovators at the grass root level’ (National Innovation Foundation Award – Govt. of India); First order under the Hague Convention (Astra Zeneca case) and several significant cases for pharma clients such as Novartis, Pfizer and Roche. He was the Past President of FICPI India, AIPPI Indian National Group, APPA India and Asia Euro Forum
WJNT’s approach is to understand clients’ needs, goals and corporate policies and to provide proactive, responsive and creative solutions to achieve the results sought in the most cost effective manner. WJNT is client oriented and prides itself for its quick turnaround time. WJNT has a fully dedicated team of 9 professionals supported by 9 staff.
IP-MARK ASIA LAW FIRM (IP-MARK ASIA) is an intellectual property Law Firm located in Hanoi, Vietnam providing services in all areas of Intellectual Property including Patents, Trademarks, Copyright, Designs Prosecution and Litigation, Investigation and Watch Service, Licensing, Dispute Resolution, and Domain Names.
While we continue to provide specialized Intellectual Property services for our clients, we are also able to assist them with general matters relating to business and commercial law, including Corporate Law, Labor and Employment, Investment, Mergers & Acquisitions.
Founded and managed by Mr. Pham Duc Thang, a brand protection expert with a 15+ years of intensive field experience for the largest international brands. With great experience in enforcement of IP rights and anti-counterfeit strategies, IP-MARK ASIA has met a very high demand of clients in many different industries such as pharmaceuticals, foods and alcoholic beverages, high-tech, home appliances and luxury goods industries.
Guangzhou Rui Intellectual Property Agency Ltd. provides intellectual property protection and business investment advisory services in China. Its services include intellectual property rights protection planning, business survey, market research, and trademark registration. The company is headquartered in Guangzhou, China.
Verisec is Thailand’s most experienced security consulting and investigation agency. With specialties in brand protection, intellectual property consulting, corporate investigations, executive protection and security/risk management, our staff have collectively concluded tens of thousands of cases on behalf the world’s best-known companies over the past twenty-five years.
In a relatively short period of time, Verisec has established itself as Thailand’s premier brand protection and commercial investigation consultancy.
RAVINDRAN ASSOCIATES are a specialist intellectual property law firm formed in 1993 and based in Singapore. As agents, they file and prosecute trademarks, patents and designs at the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore and other registries around the world; as solicitors, they draft agreements and provide opinions on intellectual property matters and as advocates, they plead in the courts including the highest court of the land, the Singapore Court of Appeal.
Manav Kumar, partner at K & K Associates has been leading on IP related issues for the last 14 years. The firm has represented a range of international and national corporations before courts and tribunals in India in industry sectors including pharmaceuticals, food and beverages, garments and sports and automobiles.
The firm’s expert enforcement wing regularly deals with complex counterfeit issues on behalf of a number of high profile brands by liaising and initiating actions through the courts or Police across India. The firm prides itself on maintaining the highest standards of ethics in its legal advice to clients. As a result of this, the firm has been able to deliver successful and pragmatic outcomes for its clients in all legal services rendered by the firm.
Pakharenko & Partners is a full-service IP and law firm founded nearly 25 years ago and is one of the largest and most experienced intellectual property law firms in Ukraine. We are keen to develop successful protection and enforcement strategies for our clients, covering the development of IP portfolio, acquisition of IPRs, commercialization of IPRs, identifying, prosecuting and litigating IPRs both on the national and international level and across various industries. We assist our clients with IP-related matters not only in Ukraine, but in other post-Soviet states, particularly in Russia, Belarus, Moldova, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan.
SCHMITT & ORLOV (S&O) is a full service IP boutique firm working throughout Russia & CIS, Greater China, Mongolia and South East Asia.
We assist clients with all aspects of their IP from registration to enforcement, commercialization, litigation, internet, transactional work, market research and data privacy. S&O specializes in strategic and cost-effective IP solutions throughout the region. With our international level of service and deep cultural understanding S&O is able to provide clients with a one stop IP firm on the ground.
Guangzhou Explorer Commercial Consultant Co., Ltd. (ECC) was established at the beginning of 2007. After years of exploration and unremitting efforts, ECC has developed into a distinctive intellectual property agency, which can provide high quality services for domestic and foreign clients.
ECC has been focused on providing anti-counterfeiting services concerning brand maintenance and IPR protection for well-known brands all over the world. ECC now has established long-term cooperation with dozens of well-known Chinese, European, American and Japanese companies, Intellectual Property Agencies and Law Firms. ECC has the capacity to provide clients with quality services regarding IPR protection. ECC is highly experienced in investigation of infringement, administrative and criminal raid actions, lawsuits and claiming for compensation.
The headquarters of ECC are located at Guangzhou City of China and several branch offices have been set up in many important cities in Mainland China with contacts in a dozen cities. ECC’s clients mainly come from cosmetics, clothing, automobile accessories, electromechanical device and other fast-moving consumer product industries. ECC will make every effort, constantly improve professional quality and actively expand domestic and international cooperation to provide more professional intellectual property services for its clients.
Netrika Consulting & Investigations
Netrika Consulting & Investigations is a premier risk mitigation & Integrity Management company. Headquartered at Delhi NCR & Regional offices in Mumbai, Hyderabad, Chennai, Kolkata & Bangalore and international offices at UAE, Singapore & Sri Lanka.
We specialize in brand protection, intellectual property consulting, corporate fraud investigations, background verification, cyber security, etc.
Having handled Anti-Piracy and Anti-Counterfeiting cases over a range of international and national clients in industries like Apparels, Pharmaceuticals, FMCG, Healthcare, IT, Hospitality, Ecommerce, Infrastructure etc. Netrika conducts +500 Enforcement Actions PAN India annually.
Our comprehensive & integrated suite of professional services help organizations manage risk & enhance value for both shareholders & stakeholders alike.
Kimtec Consulting Company Limited
Founded in 2010, Kimtec is a highly regarded professional IPR consultancy firm of investigators based in Guangzhou, China. Kimtec operates in the brand protection space, carrying out investigations, enforcement actions, research and analysis of markets, successfully delivering consultancy assignments and IP protection for well-known brands all over the world.
Kimtec is dedicated to providing practical information, advice and high quality services.
The Legist stands in steadfast commitment to excellence and ethics in IP practices. Founded by experienced and inspired IP Attorneys – Kirat Singh and Pramod Kumar Singh, the firm promises to make business easier, optimized and more productive for its clients.
The firm caters to an expansive spectrum of clientele from Asia, USA and Europe ranging from luxury, lifestyle, sports, technology and telecom to FMCG.
With offices in Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru and Colombo, the Firm offers services in Anti Counterfeiting, Online Brand Protection, Cross Border Product Security, IP Litigations and Track & Trace Services.
The firm has an experienced team of IP attorneys lead by its Founding Partner offering a range of IP litigation services in Supreme Court, High Courts and principal courts in India and Sri Lanka. The firm also offers Registration of IP with Custom Authorities, Attending Custom seizure notifications, Participation in all Judicial Proceedings before Customs, Coordinating with enforcement and administrative agencies for enforcement of IP, Conducting multi-jurisdictional Civil and Criminal anti-counterfeiting actions in India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.
Having conducted more than 50 IP Customs trainings the firm has prioritize Cross Border Product Security and has seized counterfeit goods worth millions at different international borders. With an experience of more than 2000 civil and criminal IP infringement cases, the firm has created a niche for itself in IP litigation.
The firm is associated with an In-house investigating company with operations in India and South-East Asia catering exclusively to its investigative needs. The investigation team is led by the experienced personnel who strictly adhere to the principles set by its clients. The team has delivered more than thousand criminal enforcement actions across India and has lately engaged itself in intelligence gathering from its international counterparts in order to check cross border smuggling and trade in counterfeit goods.