In a global era where the importance of innovation is growing, protecting Intellectual Property has become an important determinant in securing and promoting innovative techniques. Economies around the world are realizing the value of IP protection, and are taking every possible measure to strengthen IP creation, utilization, management, and protection. The intellectual property business is now an essential one. The big business firms who are spread diversely across countries are leading the way. Some of them are already outsourcing their patent filling needs. From a neutral perspective, IP procedure in India has always been cumbersome. However, the regulatory laws are in transition with the advent of the new government. The new laws are working out benefits for the IP industry. Drawing positives from the new laws, the number of law firms specializing in IP has multiplied rapidly in the past year. To deal with IP-related issues, firms have developed methodologies in order to put greater focus on trademark, copyright and patent matters. The advisory services are now extended to Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate Matters including Due Diligence, Joint Ventures, Partnerships, Private Equity, Media Law, Human Resource Compliance, Foreign Collaborations, Local and International Arbitration, Labour Laws, and various other forms of legal work. Additionally, for ensuring success of the "Make in India" campaign, the Indian government has taken crucial initiatives towards protection of intellectual property rights of innovators and creators by bringing about changes at legislative and policy level. The US industrial sector has also welcomed the initiative taken by the Indian Govt. in making a serious case for IP protection.
The current edition of Consultants Review brings you the "15 Most Promising IP Copyright, Patents and Trademark Consultants in India." The list features some of the prominent consultants in the industry who are capable of helping clients by catering to their IP-related issues in a cost and time-effective manner. The proposed list aims to help entrepreneurs and corporate leaders to choose their felicitous consulting partners, who suit their specific requirements and help their enterprise, devise strategies to safeguard innovation, build brand value and provide full-scale legal assistance in protecting their intellectual property rights.