Rahul Chaudhry & Partners
Rahul Chaudhry & Partners is a leading full-service law firm in India with a dynamic practice aimed at providing clients with comprehensive legal advisory services and solutions in multiple practice areas across all industry sectors. The founders Amar Raj Lall, Monisha Lahiri and Anuradha Salhotra established the firm in 1983 as Lall Lahiri & Salhotra (LLS). In July 2007 Rahul Chaudhry took over the management and went on to acquire 100% ownership rights in March 2013. As part of the transition, the firm’s name was changed to Rahul Chaudhry & Partners. The team, including its composition and structure (ie, partners and support staff), continues to be the same as that of LLS.
Rahul Chaudhry & Partners has a reputation for providing exceptional legal services and is renowned for its commitment to excellence. The firm offers detailed and individual advice for protecting its clients’ ideas, innovations, complex development and know-how. It supports its clients in obtaining protection by handling all facets of IP-related work, including creation, management and protection of large-scale IP portfolios, enforcement, transactions such as licensing, assignments, acquisitions, monetisation, strategy and planning for long-term IP optimisation.
The firm’s comprehensive legal services are custom-designed to meet clients’ needs and exceed their expectations. Over the years, the firm’s professionals have developed a unique skillset specialising in prosecution, enforcement and litigation of IP rights in India, as well as several other jurisdictions, offering reliable legal counsel to both national and international clients. The firm has been responsible for the IP portfolios of some of the most famous names among Fortune 500 companies and assists many clients before judicial and quasi and non-judicial forums. The firm’s commitment to providing legally and strategically sound advice is what sets it apart.
With a rich 35-year legacy, the firm is one of the most distinguished and recognised law firms in India. Its approach to every case is business-centric and it avoids the risks of adopting a one-size-fits-all methodology to protecting IP assets. With an experienced and proficient team of around 71 lawyers, including 10 partners and a support staff of around 110 people across two locations, Rahul Chaudhry & Partners is swiftly expanding to become one of the foremost legal advisory practices in India.
Mr Chaudhry, managing partner at Rahul Chaudhry & Partners, is one of the most pre-eminent names in IP law in India. His reputation stems from his strong grasp of the law and the provision of innovative solutions in line with legal realities. His expertise in the management and enforcement of his clients’ IP rights spans a wide range of practice areas and industries. He has advised a number of Indian and overseas clients on a variety of issues and transactions in the context of IP prosecution, litigation strategies, IP portfolio audits, due diligence for acquisitions or divestitures, developing strategies for acquiring, enforcing, maintaining and assigning IP rights, international registrations, design patents, copyright, unfair competition, investigations and negotiations regarding prior third-party rights, as well as implementing global filing strategies and agreements for related corporate IP transactions. He considers business sensitivities and goals while crafting comprehensive IP protection and enforcement strategies, both short and long term, so that clients can secure and maximise the value of their critical IP assets. This has earned him the deep trust of global industry giants in assisting them in protecting and furthering their business goals.
Mr Chaudhry’s commitment and dedication towards achieving maximum growth, ambitious vision and able leadership has earned him and the firm numerous accolades over the years.
Rahul Chaudhry & Partners
RCY House C-235
New Delhi 110024
- Rahul Chaudhry, Managing partner