Our Departments

BananaIP has structured its practice areas based on client industry requirements and current legal developments. We are the only firm in India with this high degree of specialization

Patents

Patent Filing, Prosecution, Search, FTO, Licensing, and Litigation Management.

Copyrights

Copyright Registration, Licensing, Enforcement, Dispute Resolution & Take Down.

Trademarks

Trademark Registration, Opposition, Litigation Management & Licensing.

Industrial Designs

Design Filing, Prosecution, Registration, Search, Licensing, and Dispute Resolution.

IP Consulting, Opinions & Agreements

IP Mining/Audit, Legal Opinions, Contract Drafting/Review, Reports and Advisory.

Open Source Software (OSS) License Advisory

License Analysis, Policy Advisory, Compliance & Legal Opinions

eCommerce Law, Entertainment Law & Technology Law

Compliance, Licensing, Domain Name Disputes &Legal Advise.

Corporate IP Training & Culture Development

Basic IP Training, Master Class, Skill Development Program, and IP Culture Development.
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CONTACT US

write to us at contact@bananaip.com

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    CLIENT TESTIMONIALS

    BananaIP has an excellent team with an ability to understand complex technical aspects of innovations and, advise innovators on patentable claims. I am very impressed with their expertise.

    Dr. Abhay Karandikar ,

    Director - IIT Kanpur

    We at NSRCEL and IIMB have called upon Dr. Kalyan for professional support in a variety of ways and on numerous occasions. What has struck me in each of those instances is the readiness with which he has responded: Willingly, professionally. … We feel privileged and fortunate to know Dr. Kalyan and that we are able to draw on his knowledge, experience and insight freely.

    Professor Sabarinathan G. ,

    Chairperson, NSRCEL, IIM Bangalore

    A ‘personalised’ local support, understanding of nuances of different IP laws and a global operational reach make BananaIP, earlier Brain League, the guys to work with.

    Mr. Prakash ,

    Senior Advisor – Sun Mobility, Former R&D Head - Mahindra Reva

    Yash Raj Films has had excellent experiences working with BananaIP Counsels. They have been a source of insightful opinions for all legal matters, end-to-end copyright and trademark registrations, and other IP matters. The team brings to the table, unparalleled legal expertise and business acumen in the entertainment field. YRF sees BananaIP as an organization with great dedication and commitment to their client’s cause.

    Rohit Sobti ,

    Founder & CEO - BrandMonk, Former Vice President - Yash Raj Films

    Dr. Kalyan Kankanala and BananaIP team were instrumental in helping the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) and the International Center for Advancement of Manufacturing Technology (ICAMT) devise innovative IP programs for SMEs. The strategic IP Audits, Best Practices, and business driven IP Filings of Dr. Kalyan have helped many of our cluster companies move up the IP value chain.

    M.S. Dhakad ,

    Former Programme Director, UNIDO

    Essilor, a world leader in the plastic ophthalmic lens business, must protect its innovative brands in every country. BananaIP, has supported Essilor India in registering its Indian brands. The best parts of the service provided by the firm are its transparency and not requiring any follow ups. We feel privileged to have the services from BananaIP, led by Dr. Kalyan.

    Dattatri H. M. ,

    Head - Legal & Secretarial, Essilor India

    Our Clients

    Many of these clients have been with BananaIP since our inception. This longevity is testament to their trust and value in our work. And as their business needs have evolved, so too has BananaIP’s approach to the services we provide to meet those needs.

    Clients choose to work with BananaIP because of our ability to merge their current needs with advancements in law, policy, business and technology. The firm is IP attorney/advisor to leading organizations in diverse industries at the forefront of IP in India. Some of these include:

    SAMSUNG

    TOYOTA

    MAHINDRA & MAHINDRA

    PEPS

    FORGOTTEN FOODS

    EUREKA FORBES

    SUN MOBILITY

    ADITYA BIRLA

    SCRIPBOX

    INDIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT (IIMB)

    GODREJ

    NIKAI

    MUNIYAL AYURVEDA

    BAL PHARMA

    ANAND AUDIO

    DHARMA PRODUCTIONS

    SKIPPER

    FASHION PANDA

    INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, BOMBAY (IITB)

    CENTRAL MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE  (CMTI)

    Intellepedia - IP News Center

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    Draft IT (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules Published for comments by MeitY

    On 6th June, 2022, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeiTY), released a press note inviting public feedback and comments on the ‘Proposed draft amendment to the IT Rules, 2021’. Comments/suggestions on the draft amendment may be shared via email to dhawal.gupta@meity.gov.in and notan.roy@meity.gov.in  in either MS Word (or compatible format) or machine readable PDF format by 6th July, 2022. A formal public consultation meeting is expected to be arranged by Mid-June, the details of which should be notified… Continue Reading Draft IT (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules Published for comments by MeitY

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    Draft National Policy for Persons with Disabilities – Comments and Suggestions

    Draft National Policy for Persons with Disabilities – Comments and Suggestions

    Background The Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD), Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India published a Draft National Policy for Persons with Disabilities (hereinafter referred to as “National Disability Policy” or “Disability Policy”) for comments from the general public. The proposed policy is expected to replace the prior policy of 2006, and bring India’s policy for persons with disabilities in line with the UNCRPD, the RPwD Act, and other developments in the country. One of… Continue Reading Draft National Policy for Persons with Disabilities – Comments and Suggestions

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    Weekly News Updates: Copyright and Entertainment Law

    This is a weekly news update on Copyright and Entertainment Law. Makers of “Top Gun: Maverick” sued for Copyright infringement A suit for copyright infringement has been filed against Paramount Pictures, the makers of the movie “Top Gun: Maverick”. This suit has been filed by the widow and son of Ehud Yonay, whose 1983 article ‘Top Gun’ inspired this movie’s prequel, “Top Gun”. They have claimed for damages including profits on grounds that Paramount Pictures failed to re-acquire the rights… Continue Reading Weekly News Updates: Copyright and Entertainment Law

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