Fidus Law Chambers

India

Analysis

Overview

IP boutique Fidus Law Chambers is led by four partners, including managing partner Shwetasree Majumder. All leaders are IP litigation specialists and peers have recognised its growing prominence in the contentious space. Its litigation prowess pertains to trademarksdesigns, copyright, patent, trade secrets and geographical indication. It assists clients in civil as well as criminal proceedings in courts across the country. In addition to handling court matters, the firm offers the full range of IP prosecution and commercial servicesLast year, the firm successfully won the trademark portfolio of Yum brands from a more established peer and acquired NBC Universal as a client. The GSK Group has consolidated much of its India IP work with the firm. In the past year, the firm featured in several landmark cases such as Snapdeal v. Amway India, GSK Consumer Healthcare v. EG Pharmaceuticals and Steelbird Hi-tech India v. Asia Fibre Glass Products.  

Client feedback 

They have an excellent team with the most capable managing partnerI appreciate the practicality and timeliness of solutions. – Intellectual property 

Shwetasree Majumder 

She is extremely approachable, has excellent business understanding, and always gives practical and implementable solutions. She is a keen listener. 

Intellectual property

Work highlights 

Advised fantasy sports platform unicorn Sporta Technologies on the infringement of its broadcasting rights 

Filed three composite suits for patent, designs and trademark infringement on behalf of Maschinenfabrik Rieter and Retier Holding and obtained and ex-parte ad interim injunction and an Anton Pillar order during the pandemic.  

Obtained interim and permanent injunctions for GSK Group in relation to six infringing products in three different lawsuits.  

Key clients 

Merck, Yanka Industries