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Mr. Swarup Kumar

Mr. Swarup
 Kumar
Remfry & Sagar Attorneys at Law

Remfry House at the Millenium Plaza
Sector 27
New Delhi National Capital Region
122 009

remfry-sagar@remfry.com

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

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

Biography

Swarup Kumar is an IP Attorney and a registered Patent Agent with experience of over a decade and a half in the profession. He works 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. Swarup counsels 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 on critical IP matters.

Swarup’s specialization lies in handling and/or supervising, inter alia, drafting of patent specifications, filing and prosecution of patent applications across all technology verticals, working of patents, renewals etc. He regularly renders 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. He is 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, Swarup has also dealt with TM opposition matters including drafting legal notices, arbitrating towards a fruitful settlement etc.

Swarup is the Chair of CET 7 (Enforcement and Alternative Dispute Resolution) Group of FICPI. He is also the elected Secretary as well as the Delegate of FICPI-India. In the past, he acted as the elected Executive Committee Member of FICPI-India for two consecutive terms.

Swarup has published several research papers, articles, pieces about Indian patent law and practice in leading IP journals, publications, magazines such as LSIPR, Intellectual Property Magazine (IPM), Intellectual Property Watch, SCRIPTED etc. He attends/has attended various IP conferences including INTA, FICPI, APAA, AIPPI, MARQUES, AIPLA etc.

Swarup speaks quite regularly on IP as well as practice management related issues on national and international platforms such as LES, FICPI, FICPI-China, BIPF, FICPI-India etc.

Regional Qualifications

Advocate, Bar Council of Delhi

Patent Agent, Indian Patent Office

Academic Qualifications

Master’s Degree in Chemistry, Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Delhi

Master’s Degree in Law, Bachelor Degree in Law from the University of Delhi

Diploma in IP from 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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