Pravin Anand has been a counsel in several landmark IP cases involving the first Anton Piller order (HMV cases); the first Mareva injunction order (Philips case); the first Norwich pharmacal order (Hollywood Cigarettes case); moral rights of artists (Jatin Das case); recognition for pro-bono work for rural innovators at the grass root level (National Innovation Foundation Award – government of India); India’s first framing case (TATA diamonds case); first order under the Hague Convention (Astra Zeneca case) and the most recent big ticket patent litigation cases filed against Novartis, Pfizer and Roche.
He is the chairman of the IPR promotion advisory committee (IPAC) constituted by the government of India, and IT committee set up by FICCI. He is the past president of the Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA India) and was director on the board of INTA from 2006 to 2008. He is currently president of both AIPPI and FICPI (Indian group). He has appeared as an expert witness before parliamentary committees to give evidence on amendments to trademark, patent and copyright laws.
He is a co-author of the two volumes of Halsbury’s Laws of India on Intellectual Property and serves on the editorial board of several international IP journals. Author of the India chapter in Copyright Throughout the World-WEST (Thomson Reuters).
He has spoken extensively at various forums including WIPO, AIPPI, INTA, LES, IBA, LAW ASIA and the UN Conference on LDCs in the Digital World.
The prominent awards and accolades accorded to Mr Anand recently include Best of the Best – Legal Media Group Expert Guide; ILO Client Choice Award – India, 2012; IAM Patents1000 Gold (2013) Category Lawyer; “star litigator” – Benchmark Litigation Survey (2013); “highly recommended leading lawyer” in intellectual property – Chambers & Partners (2013); “leading individual” for intellectual property – Legal 500 (2014).
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