Ajay Sahni

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The WTR 1000 focuses exclusively on trademark practice and has firmly established itself as the definitive 'go-to' resource for those seeking world-class legal trademark expertise

Silver - Individuals: enforcement and litigation

“The team at Ajay Sahni & Associates is a pleasure to work with. It is responsive, extremely knowledgeable, and provides easy-to-follow assessments and recommendations. The lawyers there demonstrate a great degree of commitment; they instinctively understand their service users' brands and goals and work proactively and strategically to achieve them. The firm is adept at putting together teams of lawyers to solve any trademark challenge effectively.” Creative solutions to complex challenges are the calling card of Ajay Sahni and Associates. In the 40 years since its inception, the outfit has built a strong reputation for both contentious and non-contentious work. Tech-savvy and innovation-driven, it employs cutting-edge solutions – it was the first legal practice in India to implement blockchain-enabled IP protection services. The set has also been working on expanding its regional footprint and has recently entered into cooperation with Guangdong Overseas Intellectual Property Protection and Promotion Association. The leading light – founder Ajay Sahni – has 40 years of experience in courtrooms of all levels across India. He is a honorary adjunct professor at the National Law University, and a regular speaker at various institutions. Principal Ankit Sahni is similarly well reputed. A contentious and portfolio management expert, he is often sought out by Fortune 500 companies to protect their IP rights. He was recently appointed to serve in INTA’s task force for the UK-India Free Trade Agreement, which includes consultations on each country’s IP framework. “He understands the commercial implications of the matters at hand, and he has helped to successfully guide me and my clients through many IP matters in India over the years.” Meanwhile, principal Kritika Sahni has vast experience encompassing all aspects of trademarks, and is adept at liaising with various government departments in India. She previously served as a panel counsel to the government for eight years.

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