Pravin Anand is the Managing Partner and Head of Litigation at Anand and Anand.
Awarded the AIPPI Award of Merit, INTA’s President’s Award, recognised as the “Most Innovative Lawyer” by FT and inducted in the IAM IP Hall of Fame 2022, Pravin has appeared in over 2500 cases in over 43 years of his practice as an IP lawyer.
- Patent lawsuits transforming Indian pharmaceutical and bio-technology enforcement regime-Merck Vs. Glenmark;Roche Vs. Cipla;the Monsanto case; large number of suits on behalf of Pfizer, BMS, AstraZeneca, etc.
- India’s Ist Anti-anti-suit injunction (InterDigital v Xiaomi); Software Patent lawsuit (Ferid Allani case); Nokia-Lenovo multi-year, multi-technology agreement; development of damages culture in cases recognizing compensatory, exemplary, and aggravated damages (Philips Vs. AmazeStore); India’s first post-trial SEP judgment; unique remedies such as “Tree Planting Order” (Merck case); and order benefitting adolescent girls (Hermes case).
He is the co-author of Halsbury’s Laws of India on IP and a large number of chapters in leading IP publications.
Spreading Message of IP:
- Raj Anand Moot Court Competition since 1997;
- ‘Anaryst’-IP Board Game;
- ‘Brainchild-First IP-themed play;
- ‘Adventures of Mr. IP’–IP Comic
- Coffee Table Book ‘IPONOMICS’
- Chairman of Confederation of Indian Industry’s sub-committee on IPRs
- Chair of National Council on IPRs at Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India.
- Technical Committee Member, Legal Services Sectional Committee Bureau of Indian Standards
- Honorary Member to Managing Committee PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
- Past President of AIPPI, APAA and FICPI (Indian Groups)
- Ex-member INTA Board of Directors.
- Induction in the IAM IP Hall of Fame – 2022
- Induction in the Legal 500 Hall of Fame – 2020-2022
- IAM Global Leader 2022
- IAM Strategy 300 (2016 – 2022)
- IAM Patent 1000 (2014 – 2022)
- Elite Practitioner – Asia Law Leading Lawyers (2017 – 2022)
- WTR 1000 (2015 – 2022)
- Leading Patent Lawyer – Leaders League 2022
- Leading Trademark Lawyer – Leaders League 2022
- Top Ranked in Intellectual Property (2017-2022) - Chambers and Partners
- IP Star (2013-2022) - Managing IP
- Litigation Star Asia Pacific 2021 & 2022 – Benchmark Litigation
- IP Lawyer of the Year (2021-22) – Legal Era
- IBLJ Legal Icon
- IBLJ A-List Lawyer (2016-2021)
- INTA President’s Award – 2021
- Asia IP Expert (2014-2021)
- Leading IP Lawyer of the Decade (2019-2020) – Legal Era
- Dispute Resolution Star 2020 – Benchmark Litigation
- Financial Times Most Innovative Lawyers – Asia Pacific Award 2015
- AIPPI Award of Merit – 2012
- Legal Era – Lifetime Achievement Award for Law Firm Partner (2013)
- National Law Day Award – 2010 by Indian Council of Jurists