Adheesh Nargolkar

WTR Research

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Bronze - Individuals: prosecution and strategy

One of India’s oldest full-service law firms, Khaitan & Co provides “professional, quality services at competitive prices”. Through a “thoroughly connected international network of associates”, it offers IP assistance across the globe. Foreign associates have a high opinion of the side’s IP practice: “They are fantastic to work with – flexible, reliable and offering quick turnaround and comprehensive advice”. Amazon Technologies, Novartis and Tata Group Companies have sought it out for its “strategic and tactical advice” and “customer centric” approach to trademark prosecution and enforcement. The feedback from happy customers speaks to the outfit’s success: “Their service delivery is among the best in India and comparable with leading IP firms across the globe.” “Khaitan are unusual in that they are set up on very modern lines and have a good strength and depth in their team represented by Adheesh Nargolkar, Shailendra Bhandare and Nishad Nadkarni.” Double-qualified practice leader Nargolkar is “fast and responsive” and offers “clear and constructive advice”. Bhandare has been involved in several high-profile transactional and prosecution matters, earning him a reputation as a “wonderful practitioner particularly in the trademarks arena – commercially astute, proactive and knowledgeable”. With 20 years of experience in the field, Nadkarni effortlessly navigates both contentious and non-contentious matters.

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