No. of Partners: 2
No. of Lawyers: 95
Languages: English, Hindi, Other Regional Vernaculars, French and German
Offices: Kolkata, Delhi, Bengaluru
Founded and Head Quartered in Kolkata, L.S. DAVAR & Co. a Full-Service Intellectual Property Law Firm was established in the year 1932 by Late Mr L. S. Davar, an Attorney at Law. We are proud to be one of the Oldest and Largest IP law firm of the Indian origin. The firm’s present Chairman, Mr G. S. Davar a Patent Lawyer has successfully carried forward the rich legacy of the firm. Dr Joshita Davar Khemani, the current Managing Partner has been honoured as one of the Top 100 Powerful Women in Law.
With nearly 90 glorious years of experience and expertise in the domain, we offer professional as well as quality services in handling, protecting and enforcing multi-faceted portfolio of Patents, Trademarks, Designs, Copyrights, Domain Name and Geographical Indication.
With international presence and zonal offices in Delhi and Bengaluru and with associates in over 145 countries, worldwide, we cater to a broad range of industries in India and in the neighbouring countries.
We cater to many Fortune 500 Companies also to Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises, Start-Ups, Government-Funded Industries, Universities etc., ensuring that all their legal IP needs are fully met. From developing intellectual property portfolios worldwide to handling infringement & litigating disputes, we offer a 360-degree solution to all legal IP requirements. We also assist in Advising, Handling, Protecting & Enforcing their Diverse Portfolio of Patents, Trademarks, Designs, Copyrights, Domain disputes, and Geographical Indication.
We have a dynamic team of over 200 members and growing steadily which includes Patent Professionals including Engineers, Lawyers and Technical Advisers who are experts in various practice areas relating to IP and beyond.
To maintain our superior service standards, the firm operates on a strong IT backbone, implementing a world class comprehensive ERP system based on the latest cloud platform for timeline recordings, document management, case management which are handled by seasoned team of Systems Engineers’, Docketing Professionals and Paralegals. Our in-house IT experts have developed a number of tools and resources for businesses to help them tackle IP protection more effectively for enforcement at home and abroad.
Under the leadership of Dr Joshita, the firm has received several accolades, awards, and recognition by prestigious and globally recognized organisations at various international platforms.
- Top Managing Partners of India by Forbes India with above 10 years-experience.
- Certificate of Recognition by Hon. Shri Suresh Prabhu, Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha for her contribution in the field of IP.
- She has been recognised as the IP Experts from India by Asia IP.
- Top 100 Powerful Women in Law.
- She has been – Ranked under Individuals: Prosecution table in the India chapter by IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent 2021 edition.
- Recognized as The IP Boutique of the Year in the year 2020 by the Asia IP.
- “IP Star - Ranked Firm” consecutively for the years 2018, 2019 & 2020 by the renowned IP Stars.
- Recognized as The Most Trusted IP Law Firm for last three consecutive years i.e. 2018, 2019 & 2020 by The Economic Times (ET).
- IPR Leadership Award 2020 by NITI Aayog.