ESTABLISHED IN 2007
Total number of professionals: 6 lawyers and 6 patent agents
Principal office: New Delhi
Other office: Faridabad
Key practice areas
Patents; trademarks; copyright; geographical indications; industrial designs; plant varieties & other IP; biodiversity compliance; licensing & franchising.
Founded by Advocate Sunita K Sreedharan in 2007, SKS Law Associates is a professional organisation of lawyers and patent agents providing services in the area of intellectual property law. The practice specialises in the prosecution, litigation and licensing of patents, trademarks, copyright, industrial designs, geographical indications and plant variety protection. The SKS team has expertise in life sciences, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, robotics, the internet of things, artificial intelligence and telecommunications. The firm is well-known for conducting IP audits and competitive intelligence. The book An Introduction to Intellectual Asset Management, authored by Sreedharan and published by CCH-India, Wolters Kluwer, has become a necessary addition to IPR law libraries. The firm is presently handling a number of biodiversity litigations and has successfully defended clients before the high courts, the National Biodiversity Authority and the State Biodiversity Boards. The firm is listed in the world-class IAM Patent 1000 rankings.
Independent intelligence on this law firm
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Clients speak highly of founder Sunita Sreedharan. Muhammed Majeed, founder and managing director at Sami-Sabinsa Group, notes Sreedharan’s “prompt responses and brilliant analysis”, along with her “exemplary knowledge of national biodiversity laws and patent laws”.
Prabuddha Ganguly, the CEO of Vision-IPR, has engaged SKS Law for advice on the cannabis-based pain reliever cannibidiol, the Nagoya Protocol, climate change, new plant varieties and farmers’ rights, geographical indications and other areas. He says SKS is “a formidable team” that has “been able to carve out creative solutions under the most demanding circumstances”. Ganguly praises Sreedharan for “her insightful knowledge of IPR laws, policy implications of these laws, contextualising the laws to diverse situations, providing solutions, and convincingly arguing and defending them before regulatory bodies, tribunals and courts in India and other jurisdictions”.
A-98 Ground Floor, CR Park
New Delhi – 110 019, India
T: +91 11 40507125 to 27
Sunita K Sreedharan, Advocate