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Dua Associates

No. of Partners :  75

No. of Lawyers : 175

Languages : English, Hindi, Bengali, Tamil, Gujarati, Marathi, Telegu, Kannada, Japanese

Offices : New Delhi, Gurugram, Bangalore, Mumbai, Chennai, Pune, Chandigarh


Established more than 35 years ago, Dua Associates has honed its strengths and reputation as a leading full-service law firm. The firm is widely recognised for the  depth of experienced legal talent and knowledge of its 250 legal professionals, including 75 partners and counsels. The practice areas are fully orientated to give clients seamless access to holistic advice and strategies in sectors as diverse as manufacturing, real estate, infrastructure, banking, project finance, telecoms, data privacy and cyber security, as well as defence and aerospace, among others.

Dua Associates has a well-honed IPR practice consisting of specialized professionals with significant experience in advising clients in the entire ambit of Intellectual Property laws globally. The services offered by the IPR team include:


Patent : The Firm’s patent attorneys offer a wide array of services including end-to-end solutions with regard to patent filing and prosecution, conducting novelty and patentability searches, conducting opposition searches, designing, drafting, filing, registration of patent applications, handling portfolios and patent management, patent landscaping, licensing, dispute resolution and litigation in patent related matters.


Trademark : The value added trademark services cover the entire lifecycle right from brand creation and trademark registration to licensing, due diligence and sale. These include: • search on trademark availability • analysis of the trademark proposed to be applied for • advisory on the proposed trademark • drafting of forms, applications and replies to the registry for trademarks • filing and prosecuting trademark applications • renewals and maintenance of registered trademarks • portfolio management for trademarks registration of assignment of trademarks • drafting license agreements, franchisee agreements, assignment deeds and legal notices • appearance at the registry for trademark related disputes and hearings • trademark related dispute resolution and litigation management, advisory and litigation for instances of trademark infringement etc.


The above services are also offered under the Madrid Convention.


Copyright : The Firm’s copyright attorneys provide a host of advisory services that include : • conducting searches, drafting reports and opinions on copyrights • drafting, filing and prosecution of copyright applications • assisting in copyright clearance, enforcement and protection • handling licensing and transfers for copyrights • reviewing, drafting and negotiation agreements • risk assessment for copyrights assisting in copyright monitoring and compliance • management of digital rights, advisory and management with respect to copyright litigation matters etc. • advising media and entertainment companies including print and digital on various copyright contract and litigation.


Address202-206, Tolstoy House, Tolstoy Road, New Delhi - 110001
Tel91-11-2371 4408
Contact PersonShiraz Patodia - Senior Solicitor