ESTABLISHED IN 1827
Total number of professionals: 115+ (29 partners)
Principal office: New Delhi NCR
Other offices: Bengaluru, Chennai and Mumbai
Key practice areas
Intellectual property – patents, trademarks, copyright, designs, geographical indications, plant varieties & bi0diversity, customs law, patent drafting, IP litigation, patent litigation, licensing & franchising, technology, media & telecom; fashion law; data protection; corporate law.
Remfry & Sagar has pioneered IP law in India. A team of more than 115 lawyers and 160 professional staff offers services across the IP spectrum with equal competence in prosecution and litigation. Corporate law experts advise on wide ranging commercial matters, and having assisted 8,000 clients from diverse industries across 70 countries is testimony to its leading capabilities. The firm has strong expertise in the Indian subcontinent that complements its close links with associates in diverse geographical locations. This facilitates easy fulfillment of a business’ global IP needs. In addition, the firm’s engagement with policymakers ensures seamless IP solutions for its clients and contributes towards a broader change in India’s IP milieu.
Independent intelligence on this law firm
The following information is sourced directly from India Business Law Journal and/or Law.asia and is not part of the directory listing provided by the law firm.
“Their wealth of experience in trademark litigation and prosecution is remarkable,” says Margret Knitter a partner at SKW Schwarz. “They provide an impressively wide range of IP services [with] an incredible depth of experience. Its lawyers are extremely collaborative, unflappable and a pleasure to work with.”
Terry Kiel, a senior trademark administrator at Activision Blizzard, has worked exclusively with Remfry on trademark matters in India for more than 25 years while at various companies. They are “exceedingly patient”, “totally responsive” and “take ownership in a way that … makes my job easier”.
Norbert Hebeis at Friedrich Graf Von Westphalen & Partner in Freiburg says Remfry & Sagar lawyers “work on a very high professional level as far as their legal knowledge is concerned, as well as their reliability and responsiveness”.
An international client who wished to remain anonymous is all praise for managing partner Ashwin Julka and partner Samta Mehra, whom he says “are both very reliable lawyers and understand the importance of ensuring the highest quality in their legal work, and being available when required”.
Partner Pankaj Soni is singled out for praise by Andrew Zidel, a partner at Botos Churchill IP Law in the US. Zidel says lawyers at Remfry & Sagar have “separated themselves from other Indian counsel because they provide insightful and clear analyses and recommendations, and they are proactive in their communication”.
“I have never heard complaints from our paralegals about Remfry & Sagar (which is not the case with other Indian IP firms),” says Corrado Fioravanti, senior partner at Jacobacci & Partners. He commends partners Ranjna Mehta-Dutt and Samta Mehra for their expertise with patents in the fields of life sciences and trademarks, respectively.
At a New York Stock Exchange-listed company that uses the services of the firm for “almost all” of its patent filing and prosecution in India, the chief IP counsel says that the company has been “happy with their quality services for years”. The counsel, who did not want to be named, commends, in particular, partner Samta Mehra as “always very responsive to my inquiries”.
Recognised by India Business Law Journal as Deals of the Year
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