Rahul Chaudhry & Partners


RCY House, C-235
Defence Colony
New Delhi 110 024

+91 11 435 000 00

+91 11 435 000 03/4

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Managing Partner: Rahul Chaudhry
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Quick facts:

Number of partners: 15
Number of lawyers: 68
Languages: English, Hindi
Practice areas: Intellectual Property Rights, Trademarks, Copyrights, Patents & Design, Dispute Resolution
Firm Memberships: INTA, APAA

Rahul Chaudhry & Partners is a leading Intellectual Property Rights law firm with a distinguished reputation of providing trusted legal solutions and comprehensive advisory services to its clients for almost 40 years. Previously known as Lall, Lahiri & Salhotra (LLS), the Firm offers comprehensive legal solutions to clients across all industries. Over the years, the Firm has received recognition from esteemed peers from the industry and the clients, which is a testimony to the Firm’s capabilities.

With a dedicated team of experienced and proficient Attorneys, patent agents, scientific and engineering experts, life sciences experts, in two locations, the Firm advises a diverse and large set of domestic and global clients towards contentious and non-contentious matters relating to various IP assets such as trademarks, copyrights, patents, geographical indications & design, plant varieties & biodiversity. Our services include IP analytics, strategy, innovation management and protection, IP and Non-IP litigation, operational strategies and data protection, domain name disputes, third party negotiations/investigations, due diligence for acquisitions/divestitures, anti-counterfeiting and anti-infringement actions, global filing strategies and corporate IP transactional agreements. Apart from Indian IP laws, the Firm also advises and assists its clients re protection of their IP rights in other neighbouring jurisdictions such as Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Bhutan, Myanmar etc.

Mr. Rahul Chaudhry, the Managing Partner of the Firm, has carved a niche for himself by becoming a leader in the practice of IP in India, due to his strong grasp of law and ability to provide innovative solutions in-line with legal realities. Mr. Chaudhry’s expertise in the management and enforcement of IP rights of his clients spans a wide range of practice areas and industries, relating to intellectual property. Under his leadership, the expansion of the firm has been all-encompassing, covering a tremendous increase in the client base, revenues and profits, as well as the size of the firm.

  • Competition/antitrust
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Dispute resolution
  • Intellectual property

IP Enforcement and Litigation:
Anuradha Salhotra

Patents & Designs:
Sunaina Koul

Trademarks Prosecution:
Veena Poolakal


Recent case highlights:

  • Successfully obtained ex-parte injunction for Purple Innovation, LLC in a copyright infringement and passing off suit restraining the Defendant from using certain advertisements which utilise the Plaintiff’s copyrighted work.
  • Successfully assisted Walmart Inc., in a lawsuit against Indian entities operating big-box format stores using WMART similar to WALMART.
  • Successfully assisted Reckitt Benckiser Healthcare India Limited, in transfer of their IP rights in brand Dermicool to Emami Group, an Indian multinational conglomerate company.

  • Aviation and shipping
  • Banking and financial services
  • Consumer goods and services
  • Energy
  • Industrials and manufacturing
  • Infrastructure
  • Insurance
  • Materials
  • Media and entertainment
  • Mining
  • Oil and gas
  • Pharmaceuticals and life sciences
  • Real estate
  • Technology and telecommunications

RCY House, Plot No. B-28,
Sector-32, Institutional Area,
Gurgaon, 122 011

T: +91 124 403 68 21/2 / +91 124 238 22 02/3
F: +91 124 403 68 23