BananaIP (BIP) Counsels, formerly Brain League IP Services is a renowned, premier intellectual property (IP) firm in India. The firm started out of IIM-B in 2004 as Brain League IP Services, and was re-structured as BananaIP in 2014. BananaIP’s mission is to help clients maximize business value from their IP/Patents, and gain competitive advantage in the market place. In its evolution from Brain League, BIP carries forward the firm’s core values – Merger of Technology, Business and Law, Swift Adaptation to Changes in a Competitive Environment, and a Business-Driven Approach to IP/Patent Services.
The firm has worked with more than 600 clients across diverse industries including: Electronics, IT, Manufacturing, Automotive, Life Sciences, Entertainment and Academia. These clients are located in India, US, Europe, Japan and other countries. BIP distinguishes itself as the best new-age Intellectual Property firm in the country.
BananaIP is led by its founder Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala, a recognized national IP expert. Over the last fifteen years, he has helped many companies move up the IP/Patent value chain and gain business/financial value from their intellectual assets. Senior Partners, Somasekher Ramakrishna, Nitin Nair, Vinita Radhakrishnan and Sanjeeth Hegde bring long term experience in IP/patent filing, prosecution, management, commercialization and valuation to the firm.
BananaIP’s technology experts and attorneys bring both expertise and the experience of working with Fortune 500 companies, Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), international governmental agencies, educational/research institutions, and start-ups. A blend of industry experience and domain expertise, along with a keen understanding of business dynamics, give BIP the edge in helping clients maximize business value from their intellectual assets.