Copyright

Copyrights in India are governed by the Copyright Act, 1957. Copyright is a right given by law to creators of original literary, dramatic, musical and artistic works and producers of cinematographic films and sound recordings. The statutory protection under the Act gives the copyright owner a number of exclusive rights including the exclusive right to reproduce the...

Digital Space

RNA has rich experience and expertise in helping IP owners prevent online brand abuse and erosion through areas such as counterfeiting, copyright infringement, false association and cyber-squatting. Our team can monitor and where necessary, take down stand alone websites and listings on market places. RNA has successfully carried out several investigations against sellers of counterfeit...

Domain Name Disputes

Our team has extensive experience in advising on domain acquisition & dispute resolution through UDRP and INDRP. We have successfully handled various domain disputes and regularly advise clients on their domain strategy. Resounding our success in this space, two RNA team members have been appointed by National Internet Exchange of India as an Arbitrator to...

Enforcement

Qualified lawyers and experienced professionals at RNA, come together to meet client requirements and in each case providing the most appropriate means to enforce rights or resolve disputes. In addition to litigation in the Courts, the team makes full use of administrative and other bodies, including Customs and alternative forms of dispute resolution. IP Investigation...

Geographical Indication

SEARCHES India has an official, searchable, Geographical Indication Register. The Register can be searched to ascertain whether or not the intended Geographical Indication has already been registered. In addition to searches of the Register, we conduct common law searches which include searches of the internet, trade directories and publications, and market surveys, to ascertain whether...

Industrial Design

We provide an inclusive range of services in the field of Designs including filing and prosecution of applications, cancellation proceedings, searching services, drafting of various licenses and assignments and pursuing actions. The firm has longstanding experience and expertise in successfully guiding clients through the design registration process. COMPREHENSIVE SEARCHING AND ANALYSIS We conduct a range...

Investigation

IP Investigation As the global economy develops, Intellectual Property theft is escalating and becoming increasingly sophisticated. In order to tackle the problem, IP owners need both access to detailed and reliable information and the ability to track infringing activity to its source including identifying intermediaries in the distribution chain. The scope of our IP investigations...

Other IPs

We regularly advise our clients on protection of geographical indications, traditional knowledge, bio-diversity laws, rights over plant varieties and semi conductors. We have successfully obtained registrations for a number of clients and understand the nuances within this gamut. India has specific legislation for protection of plant varieties. The Protection of Plant Variety and Farmers Right...

Patents

The patent practice of the firm encompasses a fully packaged offering starting from searching, drafting and filing of the Patent application to its prosecution followed by pre grant and post-grant proceedings, dispute resolution, portfolio management and renewal of patents. Our Patent group is the perfect fusion of technology and proficiency in patent law, with a...

Trade Secrets

RNA assists clients in all areas of trade secrets protection including prevention of trade secret theft or misappropriation, violations of non-competes, computer fraud as well as trade secret audits. The firm has successfully obtained preliminary injunction for its clients against former employees stealing company’s trade secrets and starting independent ventures. Other actions have been against...

Trademark

RNA’s business had its roots in trademarks before it branched into other forms of Intellectual Property. We are highly sought after firm for our trademarks practice which has been accredited with several independent recognitions over the years. RNA proudly represents several Fortune 500 companies covering diversified goods and services and manages a portfolio of more...