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

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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CASE BRIEF: FMC Corporation & Ors. vs. Natco Pharma Limited

Facts (with Timeline): i) FMC Corporation and FMC Agro Singapore Pte. Ltd. (collectively referred to as “Plaintiffs”) were assigned Indian Patent No. 298645 (suit patent/IN’645) titled “Method for preparing N-Phenylpyrazole-1-Carboxamides.” ii) The suit patent disclosed a novel method for preparing anthranilic diamide insecticide compounds. The claimed method involves combining: a carboxylic acid compound of Formula 2, an aniline compound of Formula 3, and a sulfonyl chloride, to prepare a compound of Formula 1 (Chlorantraniliprole (CTPR)). iii) The Plaintiffs brought a suit…

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Weekly Anti-Trust and Privacy Updates

Weekly Anti-Trust and Privacy Updates

This week’s Antitrust Updates are as follows: Optus Data Breach – Australian Government Blames the Company over the Breach The Australian telecommunication giant, Optus, was the victim of a large data breach of over 10 million customers. The leaked data included personal details (home addresses, drivers’ licenses, passport numbers) of the customers. An anonymous account ‘optusdata’ appeared online claiming responsibility for the attack, and published data of over 10,000 customers online, with a demand for ransom. The Australian Government blamed…

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Weekly Patent and Industrial Design Statistics – 23rd September 2022 to 30th September 2022

This week’s Patent and Design data has been compiled from the Official journal of patents and designs, published by the patent office on the 30th of September 2022. These statistics are presented to you by the Patent attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s leading Intellectual Property Firm. INDIAN PATENT STATISTICS A total of 1126 patent applications have been published in the 39th issue of the Patent Journal, 2022. Out of the 1126 applications published in the journal, 368 applications…

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