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Managing Partner at SS Rana & Co
Vikrant Rana is the managing partner of SS Rana & Co, a premier IP law firm in India. An advocate on record with the Supreme Court of India (2006) and registered as a patent agent in 1998, Mr Rana’s practice includes litigation at the Supreme Court of India, high courts across the country, the Trademarks Registry, the Patent Office, the Intellectual Property Appellate Board and the Copyright Board of India.
Enrolled as an advocate with the Delhi Bar Council since 1996 and an experienced IP practitioner, Mr Rana manages the firm’s IP practice with a team of qualified advocates and patent attorneys and engineers. For over 23 years he has been providing practical legal advice to many Indian and Fortune 500 companies and some of the world’s most esteemed corporations on securing, protecting, enforcing and exploiting their IP assets in India and worldwide.
His clients come from the food and beverage, IT, e-commerce, health and fitness, electronics, chemicals and pharmaceuticals industries. In the past couple of years Mr Rana has strategised IP protection and enforcement strategies in India and the SAARC region for several clients, including a global hospitality brand, a global fast-moving consumer goods leader, a global luxury brand, a nutraceuticals leader, a heavy machinery manufacturer and an automotive industry global leader.
Mr Rana has devised successful patent protection and enforcement strategies for his clients, including successful actions in pre and post-grant opposition for patent prosecution at the Indian Patent Office in the field of electronics and communication, mechanical engineering and IT and IT technologies.
Mr Rana’s clients mention him as an attorney who consistently exhibits great skills and knowledge combined with a friendly and direct approach, and recommend him for all industries, especially in hospitality, IT and IT technology and IP-based ventures.
Mr Rana has been ranked in the TOP 100 A list lawyers in India by Indian Business Law Journal 2017 and 2019.
He is actively involved in sensitising awareness of IP rights in India and is associated with several government organisations, including the Technology Information Forecasting and Assessment Council, the Department of Science and Technology, the Patent Facilitating Centre, the Patent Information Centre, the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry, the Ministry of Small-Scale Industries, the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India, the Confederation of Indian Industry, WIPO, the Energy and Resources Institute, the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad and Banaras Hindu University, and is a frequent speaker and panellist in seminars and conferences conducted by these organisations. In the quest to foster and promote innovative ideas and innovation in India, Mr Rana is also an IP facilitator for start-ups in India.
Mr Rana has been a member of INTA since 1996 and has been active on various committees including the Non-traditional Trademark Committee (2013), the Bulletin Committee (2007-2012, 2014-2015). He has also been chair of the Famous and Well-Known Marks Committee’s MEASA region Subcommittee for the term ended 2019.