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Mr. Swarup Kumar

Mr. Swarup Kumar
Remfry & Sagar - Attorneys at Law

Remfry House at the Milenium Plaza
Sector 27
Gurgaon
122 009

swarup.kumar@remfry.com

Tel: (+91) 124-280 6100
/ (+91) 124-465 6100

Fax: (+91) 124-280 6101 / (+91) 124-257 2123

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Biography

An experienced IP Attorney and a registered Patent Agent with almost a decade and a half of stint in the profession. I have worked closely with Fortune 500 multi-nationals as well as start-ups building their IP portfolio (Patent, Trademark, Design etc), protecting, defending and enforcing their IP rights. I have counselled clients, associates, as well as in-house attorneys of reputed chemical, pharma, biotech and telecom multi-national companies including from India, EP, US, JP, AU, China etc on critical IP matters.

My specialization lies in handling and/or supervising, inter alia, drafting of patent specifications, filing and prosecution across all technology verticals, working of patents, renewals etc. I regularly render opinion and/or advice on various patent related matters including on patentability of inventions, freedom to operate (FTO) matters, assignments and licensing of inventions, searches, oppositions, revocations as well as patent litigation etc. I am experienced in dealing with high-stake Appellate Board (IPAB) and Court matters – filing appeals, writs etc, acting as briefing counsel, appearances as arguing counsel before requisite forums etc.

Besides supervising searches, preparation, filing and prosecution of Design and Trademark applications, I have dealt with TM opposition matters including drafting legal notices, arbitrating towards a fruitful settlement etc.

I have acted as a Council Member of International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI), India until June, 2015. Currently, I am the Secretary of FICPI, India as well the Exco Delegate.

I have published several research papers, articles, pieces about Indian patent law and practice in leading IP journals, magazines, blogs such as LSIPR, Intellectual Property Magazine (IPM), Intellectual Property Watch, SCRIPTED etc. Attended various IP conferences including INTA, FICPI, APAA, AIPPI, MARQUES, AIPLA etc.

I speak regularly on IP and practice management related issues on national and international platforms including in LES, FICPI, FICPI-China, BIPF, FICPI-India etc.

Academic Qualifications

​I have a Bachelors of Science degree from University of Delhi followed by a Masters degree in Chemistry. To add to this, I have a Bachelors Degree in Law from University of Delhi, a Masters degree in Law and a Diploma in IP from revered Indian Law Institute, Delhi.

Country of practice

IndiaIndia

Professional Experience

  • IP counselling
  • Patent litigation
  • Patent prosecution
  • Registered design prosecution
  • Trade mark counselling

Country/Region of residence

IndiaIndia

Technical Specialisms

  • Biochemistry and pharmacology
  • Biotechnology; plant technology
  • Chemistry
  • Industrial chemistry and chemical engineering
  • Software; computer-implemented inventions

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