Ranjan Narula

Professional Qualification

B.Sc (Industrial Chemistry) from Delhi University,  LLB, Post graduate Diploma in Business Administration

Practice focus

Ranjan founded the specialist IP law firm, RNA, Technology and IP Attorneys, in 2004, and is now its Managing Partner. He has more than twenty years’ post qualification IP experience (PQE), both contentious and non-contentious, working in-house with the legal department of Burmah Castrol (now BP) for more than three years, and as a partner of leading international IP consultancy, Rouse, for 10 years, heading its India practice. This combination of in-house and international experience has given Ranjan both an acute awareness of the need for commercial solutions and an understanding of the highest levels of international IP service. He has worked on over 500 civil and criminal matters for clients in various industries including the IT, telecom, apparel, FMCG, confectionery, beverages (alcoholic and non alcoholic), and finance industries.

Currently, he advises a wide range of IP holders on IP management issues, providing strategic advice in relation to IP clearance, acquisition, protection, exploitation, and enforcement.

Ranjan is a regular contributor to various IP journals and has served on the editorial board of the leading international trade mark publication, Trademark World. He is also a panelist for the ‘.in’ domain Registry.

Ranjan is also active within INTA and currently chairs India IPO Subcommittee of Trademark Office Practices (TOPC).

Membership

INTA, APAA, , IPO, AIPLA, IPPA

Personal interests

Travel, Spiritualism, Reading