Obhan & Associates


N - 94, Second Floor, Panchsheel Park
New Delhi, 110017

Telephone:+91 11 40200200

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Managing Partner: Essenese Obhan
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Quick facts:

Number of lawyers: 49
Number of partners: 8
Network memberships: Fédération Internationale des Conseils en Propriété Intellectuelle (FICPI), Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA), International Trademarks Association (INTA), German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR), Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle (AIPPI), MARQUES, American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), & European Communities Trade Mark Association (ECTA)
Languages: English

The dispute resolution team at Obhan & Associates has advised clients on various landmark matters in India, especially in the area of Intellectual Property, equity and debt investment, corporate laws and defamation laws. The team regularly appears before the Indian Supreme Court, the various High Courts and lower courts, Company Law Boards.

The team includes qualified and ranked attorneys who work along with specialists in various technical areas to devise clear litigation strategies. The team is known for its practical and efficient litigation advise and for the quick turnaround times.

  • Civil litigation
  • Commercial and transactions
  • Commercial arbitration
  • Corporate governance
  • Insolvency
  • Intellectual property
  • International arbitration
  • Labour and employment
  • Litigation
  • Patent contentious
  • Privacy and data protection
  • Trademark contentious
  • White-collar crime

Intellectual Property
Essenese Obhan
Managing Partner

The firm is representing Wieden + Kennedy India Private Limited in the enforcement of its copyright against Jindal Steel & Power Limited, that launched an ad campaign, "Steel of India", using W+K’s copyrighted works that were shared with Jindal Steel & Power Limited, in the form of concepts, presentations, scratch films, etc., and has obtained a favourable order before by the Delhi High Court that has found that prima facie, the "Steel of India" campaign is substantially similar to that of our client's copyrighted works.

Corporate Law
Ashima Obhan

The Firm is representing two journalists (of the UK-based Financial Times) in a criminal writ petition before the Supreme Court of India. The petition seeks to quash a police notice issued by the Crime Branch, Ahmedabad to the two journalists calling them to appear in person in connection with a preliminary inquiry into an article pertaining to the Adani Group of Companies published by the Financial Times. The Firm successfully secured interim relief for the two journalists, and the case is presently under review before the Supreme Court of India.

  • Agriculture
  • Automotive
  • Aviation
  • Consumer goods and services
  • Energy
  • Financial services
  • Food and beverage
  • Healthcare
  • Industrials
  • Investment management
  • Media
  • Pharm and life sciences
  • Tech and telecoms

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T: +91 11 40200200
F: +91 11 40200299
E: email@obhans.com
W: www.obhanandassociates.com