Patent Services in India

Patent Services in India

BananaIP Counsels has been ranked as a top patent and trade mark firm in the country. With the finest team of senior partners and highly specialized services offered in different domains such as Automotive, AI, Electronics, Telecom, Biosciences, Software, Pharma, Green Energy, Mechanical, Manufacturing, Chemistry and so on, BananaIP’s patent services stand apart from services offered by other firms. The firm’s patent attorneys are highly qualified in patent law as well as science/technology and bring distinct expertise and experience to the table that makes a difference in patent quality, valuation and commercialization. Over the years, BananaIP has helped more than 600 clients acquire quality patent grants and launch risk free products through their FTO opinions.

Patent Services

BananaIP offers patent services across the entire patent life cycle. We specializes in:

  • Patent Search and Opinions – Novelty Search, Patentability Search, FTO Search, Invalidity Search, and Prior Art Search.
  • Patent Drafting – Provisional Patent Drafting and Complete Specification Drafting.
  • Patent Filing – Indian Filing, PCT Filing, Foreign Filings – US, Europe, Japan, China, African Countries, South East Asia, and close to 100 countries.
  • Patent Prosecution – Response to Office Actions, ER Responses, Hearings, Appeals and Representations.
  • Patent Opposition – Drafting and Filing Pre-Grant and Post-Grant Oppositions, Hearings, and Representations.
  • Patent Grant/Registration
  • Patent Maintenance and Renewals
  • Patent Portfolio Management
  • Patent Licensing and Commercialization
  • Legal Notices and Responses
  • Patent Litigation Management
  • Patent Revocation, Appeals, and other Actions.
  • Dispute Resolution – Negotiation, Settlement Agreements, Mediation, etc.

Contact Us

    Senior Partners

    Finest Team of Intellectual Property Experts

    When strong technology background, specialized legal knowledge, and keen business acumen converge with unparalleled expertise, long term experience and exceptional qualifications of your IP attorneys, your creations, inventions and innovations are in able hands. Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala, Managing Partner

    Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala

    Managing Partner & Chief IP Attorney

    • Recognized among the top IP minds of India.

    • Has advised more than 1000 clients on IP matters.

    • Internationally cited IP attorney and strategist.

    Somashekar Ramakrishna

    Senior Partner

    • Nationally recognized automotive, mechanical, and manufacturing patent agent/attorney.

    • Has significant experience of working with a leading US Patent Firm and United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO).

    • Seasoned patent drafting and prosecution expert for global manufacturing and automotive companies.


    Senior Partner

    • Nationally recognized telecom, electronics, AI and big data patent agent/attorney.

    • Patent agent and attorney for global Fortune 500 clients.

    • Instrumental in helping many companies mine, evaluate, protect, and commercialize patents and inventions.

    Vinita Radhakrishnan

    Senior Partner

    • Internationally recognized life sciences, pharma and traditional medicine patent agent/attorney.

    • Has significant inhouse experience in helping pharma companies strategize, protect and license intellectual property.

    • Works with a portfolio of clients across the world on international patent strategy, filing and protection.


    Senior Partner

    • Nationally recognized entertainment law, IP licensing, and trademark attorney.

    • Has significant US in-house experience in tech licensing with Fortune 500 companies.

    • Advises leading organizations on branding, IP protection, and valuation.


    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