Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan has around 390 employees in seven offices across India, with the head office being located in New Delhi. The firm has three main practices, which are IPR, indirect taxation and corporate law.
The IPR practice division of Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan provide end-to-end services in the domains of patents, designs, trademarks, copyright, plant variety protection, litigation, opposition, IP enforcement, biodiversity, etc.
It employs around 45 technical team members, including engineers and scientists, several of whom are also registered patent agents with the Indian Patent Office. In total, there are around 25 patent agents and patent attorneys at the firm.
Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan has a unique combination of strong technical knowledge and legal capabilities, which make it ideal for partnering with its clients in all IPR matters, especially patent protection. Due to its focus on excellence, continuous learning and responsiveness, the firm has been able to consistently exceed expectations. It invests around 30% of its time in professional training, development and updating its knowledge. It uses state-of-the-art IT infrastructure to provide 24/7 availability, data security and confidentiality. Its case management and docketing system is automated to ensure that job progress can be tracked, allowing action to be taken in time to achieve agreed deadlines.
Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan is the only firm in India to draft patent applications for major multinational corporations for direct filing in the US, Europe and India.