Managing Partner at SS Rana & Co
Vikrant Rana is the managing partner of SS Rana & Co, a premier Indian IP and corporate law firm. Mr Rana obtained his law degree from the University of Delhi in 1996 and has been enrolled as an advocate with the Delhi Bar Council since the same year. He is an advocate on record with the Supreme Court of India (2006) and a registered patent agent (1998).
He has litigated in courts all over India, primarily before the Supreme Court of India, various high courts across the country, the Trademarks Registry, the Patent Office, the Intellectual Property Appellate Board and the Copyright Board of India. As an experienced attorney, he spearheads the IP team at the firm, which includes specialists in law, chemistry, biotech and electronics.
Having majored in economics, Mr Rana has an in-depth understanding of the micro and macro factors influencing businesses. With this business understanding and acumen, for over a decade he has provided practical legal advice to many Fortune 500 companies on securing, protecting, enforcing and exploiting their IP assets in India and around the world. His clients are drawn from a diverse range of sectors, including food and beverages, information technology, e-commerce, health and fitness, electronics, chemicals and pharmaceuticals.
He is actively involved in raising awareness of IP rights in India and is associated with several government organisations. He is a frequent speaker and panellist at seminars and conferences conducted by these organisations.
Mr Rana has authored several articles in leading law magazines and journals, including Managing IP, World Intellectual Property Review and Legal Era. He was nominated by esteemed clients for the 2012 Client Choice Award for Intellectual Property in India and was also nominated in the category of Managing Partner of the Year by Legal Era and Asian Legal Business for Southeast Asia. He is also recommended by Global Law Experts.
Mr Rana has successfully mentored many aspiring lawyers and IP practitioners, and their success bears testimony to his guidance.