United Overseas Patent Firm

Editorial analysis
    • Established: 1992
    • Offices: Hyderabad, Mumbai, New Delhi

    Tracing its origins back to the creation of Delhi Registration Services in 1954, United Overseas Patent Firm was established as a stand-alone entity (alongside its sister concern United Overseas Trade Mark Company) shortly after liberalisation and deals exclusively with national and international patent prosecution matters. Combining the expertise of lawyers with that of patent agents and technical experts from the research, technology and management industries, the firm offers services in a range of specialised areas, including biotechnology, bioinformatics, biodiversity and plant genomics.

    PEOPLE & PRACTICES

    Sudarshan Kumar Bansal is a patent agent and lawyer with 25 years’ experience in IP law, which is complemented by further “excellent” knowledge of India’s commercial, media and competition laws. Shravan Kumar Bansal meanwhile is praised for his “long and distinguished” disputes record.