Lex Excel is the leading firm in providing services under Intellectual Property Rights. IPR refers to the protection of creations of the mind, which have both a moral and a commercial value. IPR law typically grants the author of an intellectual creation exclusive rights for exploiting and benefiting for their creation. However, these rights, also called monopoly right of exploitation, are limited in scope, duration and geographical extent.
LEX EXCEL is dedicated to delivering the highest quality legal services and support to our clients. We as a full-service firm offer a comprehensive array of IPR services, including searches, prosecution, licensing and litigation and focus on trademark, copyright, patent and design related litigation and advisory work. Our team conducts prosecution, searches and portfolio management on the non-contentious side, and litigation on the contentious side. The firm follow holistic and commercial stance on these matters including searches, commercial strategy and enforcement.
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are among the most valuable intellectual property assets for traditional,
brand-driven, consumer product companies and technology businesses alike. With
the globalization of potential markets and the continued expansion of the
Internet marketplace, more and more businesses recognize that their corporate
and product names, logos and slogans are essential for communicating product
value, establishing a solid reputation and building brand loyalty in each of
their key business jurisdictions. We handle all aspects of trademark practice
from conducting trademark searches to filing application for registration of
trademark, drafting and filing reply to objections and representing our clients
at hearings. We assist clients in registration of Trade Marks and Service
Marks. We have a great deal of experience working with the Trademark Examiners
at the Controller General of Patents, Design and Trade Marks, India. Our law
firm routinely advises large and small businesses, corporate, firms and
individuals in a wide variety of industries on the maximization of their
current trademark portfolios and selection of new marks for products and
services including trade dress. In addition, our law firm conducts
international trademark searches and coordinate worldwide trademark
availability opinions for clients seeking to adopt new marks. Our trade mark
attorneys have a great deal of experience in representing clients in all types
of trademark disputes including domain names. Our trade mark attorneys have
expertise in drafting agreements for trade mark licensing, assignment and sale
and purchase, technology transfer, valuation of intellectual property of the
client etc . Our law firm deals in
litigation pertaining to trade mark infringement and passing off.
team advises and assists clients on:
and prosecution of IP rights (including patents, trademarks, design rights,
copyrights, geographical indications, domain names, proprietary knowhow and
and opposition of trademarks;
due-diligence and audits;
acquisition, transfer and related agreements;
and negotiating various IP agreements including license agreements, assignment
deeds, IP development agreements, etc.
before various authorities, courts and forums on issues relating to
registration and protection of IP rights;
name registrations and maintenance
We are experts in copyright analysis and registration, and one thing
that makes our group distinct is that we work with copyrights in action – in
other words, we know how real-world transactions work. We counsel our clients
in a wide range of matters, including copyright registration and enforcement,
and copyright licenses and agreements. The firm deals extensively with the
copyright laws in India. Our firm’s copyright practice covers all aspects of
copyright law. We provide clients with assistance in registration, licensing,
policing and enforcement of their copyrights. We are equipped to advise,
negotiate, and draft all types of copyright licenses and agreements. We
negotiate, draft and vet copyright purchase, sale and license agreements,
software licensing agreements and other related documents. Our Advocates have a
solid technology and engineering backgrounds to their legal practices,
therefore, the firm’s copyright practice is particularly well-suited to solve
technology related copyright issues arising in the context of trade secrets and
computer software. Our law firm represents clients before copyright boards and
the courts for copyright infringement and passing off proceedings.
licensing and transfer.
and validity advice.
opposition, rectification, appeals, civil suits for infringement.
The firm deals extensively with Patent laws in India. Our law firm
provides assistance to domestic as well as foreign clients in conducting patent
search, assisting in filing patent application (new application/PCT
application/divisional application) and provides full assistance for grant of
patents in India. Our law firm also provides referral service to foreign
clients for registration of patent in India. Our patent attorneys have great
deal of expertise in drafting patent licensing, patent assignment and patent
security agreements. We also specialize in providing opinion on pharmaceutical
patents. We also provide legal advice and opinion relating to infringement of
patents. Our law firm represents its client in infringement cases. We assist
clients in filing and prosecuting patent applications including pre-grant and
post grant oppositions, revocations, and represent clients before the Appellate
Tribunal. Our law firm has filed patent applications for many of international
clients and has obtained patents for their inventions.
provisional and complete specification.
Indian and PCT applications.
of Patent applications before the Indian Patent Office and WIPO.
specifications and applications for filing at patent offices throughout the
world in co-operation with our foreign associates.
validity and infringement opinion.
Opposition and cancellation.
and defence of patent rights.
and transfer of technology.
searches for novelty, prior art, validity and infringement.
The firm offers comprehensive services on ‘Designs’. The Designs Act
2000 defines designs to mean the features of shape, configuration, pattern,
ornament, or composition of lines or colours applied to any article, whether in
two or three dimensional, or in both forms, by any industrial process or means,
whether manual or mechanical or chemical, separate or combined, which in the
finished article appeal to and are judged solely by the eye; but does not
include any mode or principle of construction.
Our law firm’s practice includes conducting due diligence, registration
of designs, renewal, reinstatement, opposition petitions, negotiating,
drafting, vetting design assignment & license agreements and related
documents with respect to designs.
Our law firm represents clients in design infringement proceedings and
passing off actions before the Tribunal, High Courts and the Supreme Court. We
also deal in designs portfolio maintenance and management and designs rights
enforcement and execution services.
prosecuting applications for registration of designs.
and validity opinion.
opposition, rectification, appeals, civil suits for infringement.
(5) Intellectual Property (IP) Management
also assist companies in IP management and conduct IP due diligence and audits. The services provided by us in the field of IP Management
management of IPR including timely renewal, journal watching services, keeping
track of IPR infringement.
Intellectual Property Rights assets.
(6) IPR INVESTIGATIONS
Excel is dedicated and equipped with a team of legal professionals to combat
counterfeiting and infringement of Intellectual Property Rights of our clients.
The investigation team is regularly engaged in market surveillance in addition
to being watchful and to help us inform our clients about any violation of
their Intellectual Property Rights. Our investigators come across various
counterfeit products for brands that we use to help us devise
anti-counterfeiting industry-wide solutions. We even assist companies in IP
management and conduct IP due diligence and audits.