Mohandas Konnanath

Professional Qualification

Mohandas Konnanath is a Senior Associate with RNA, Technology and IP Attorneys. He is a dual qualified lawyer, India and England and Wales and has obtained his Masters in Intellectual Property Law from Bournemouth University, UK, in 2006. He enrolled as an Advocate with the Bar Council of Kerala in 1995, and has more than 23 years of post-qualification experience and joined RNA in 2008.

Practice focus

He heads the Chennai operations of the firm and handles litigation, opposition, prosecution matters, attends hearings before the Trademark Registry, Intellectual Property Appellate Board, Registrar of Companies, Regional Director, etc. In his current role, he advices clients on a wide range of IP matters such as brand clearance, enforcement action, opposition matters, infringement proceedings, online infringement and counterfeits, domain name disputes, negotiating settlement with infringers. He also regularly writes and lectures on IP issues.

Membership

Mohandas is a member of the Bar Council of Kerala and High Court Advocates Bar Association, Kerala.

Personal interests

Travelling, listening to music, ardent lover of sports and games.