AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • IP advising, strategizing, portfolio management and IP due diligences

  • Trademarks and patent clearance searches 

  • IP Investigations related to intellectual property 

  • Preparing and filing of trademarks, patents (including PCT), designs, copyright, geographical indications, integrated circuits and layouts.

  • Prosecution of trademarks, patents, design, copyright, geographical indications and integrated circuits and layouts before the relevant offices 

  • Drafting provisional and complete specifications for patents 

  • Assignments and related issues including drafting deeds of assignment and their recordal 

  • Licenses related issues including drafting agreements

  • Protection and enforcement of intellectual property

  • Intellectual property oppositions, rectifications, complaints, passing-off and infringement actions.

  • Appearing before Courts, Tribunals and Intellectual Property Appellate Board 

  • Domain names registration and renewal

  • Domain name disputes 

  • Arbitration and other alternative dispute resolution

  • Transactional work including advising, drafting and negotiating agreements

  • Civil and commercial litigation.

  • General advisory 

PEOPLE

Vaibhav Vutts

Vaibhav is the founder partner of Vutts & Associates LLP with over 18 years practice in intellectual property rights. He holds an honours degree in Chemistry and is a practicing attorney admitted in Bar Council of Delhi and qualified patent agent. 

 

Vaibhav has been speaker in several conferences in relation to IP including INTA, CII and GIPC. He is also a visiting faculty to Indian Law Institute, a Deemed University and Craft Development Institute, Ministry of Textiles, GOI. In addition to intellectual property, Vaibhav has been actively involved in transactional work such as drafting and vetting of agreements. 

 

  • Chair INTA Asia Pacific Amicus Committee 2020-21

  • Committee member on International Trade Mark Association (INTA) International Amicus Committee 2012-13, 2016-2017, 2018-19, 2020-21

  • TradeMark Committee Member in Asian Patent Attorney Association (APAA) 2019-2022

  • Patent Committee Member in Asian Patent Attorney Association (APAA) 2015-2018. 

  • Contributor for INTA for Bangladesh TradeMark Opposition Guide since 2015

Prabhakar Mani Pratap 

Prabhakar is a Partner in the Firm with over 15 years of practice. 

 

He focuses on patent and design prosecution including searches, drafting, filings and prosecution. He has been particularly focused in the last few years on patent conflicts around the world. 

 

He received his bachelor’s degree with honours in chemistry from University of Ranchi and graduated in law from faculty of law, University of Delhi. He is a practicing attorney enrolled with Bar Council of Delhi. He is a patent attorney and a registered patent agent. Prabhakar is a member of Asian Patent Attorney Association (APAA).

  • Speaker at Lovely Professional University in 2018

  • Speaker on “Introduction to Patent Drafting” for TIFAC, 2019 

Aamna Hasan

Aamna is a Partner at Vutts & Associates LLP. Aamna heads the trademark and copyright department. She also focuses on conflicts and litigation. Additionally, Aamna has been increasingly advising, drafting and negotiating contracts for her clients. 

 

Aamna is a practicing attorney enrolled with Bar Council of Delhi, registered advocate with Bar Council of India and member of Delhi High Court Bar Association. She is also a member of International Trade Marks Association (INTA), a body of Fortune 500 companies.  

 

  • Committee member on International TradeMark Association (INTA) Legislation & Regulation Committee 2020-2021

  • Chair for International Amicus - Asia Pacific Amicus Sub-Committee of INTA (2018-19)

  • Committee member on International TradeMark Association (INTA) International Amicus Committee 2016-2018

  • Member of Women in IP 

  • Women in Law & Litigation (WILL)

Shilpa Priyadarsini 

Shilpa is a Senior Associate at Vutts & Associates LLP. She is part of patent prosecution department. 

 

Shilpa focuses on patent prosecution, searches, drafting and filings. Shilpa is a practicing attorney enrolled with Bar Council of Delhi. Shilpa specializes in biochemistry, biotech, medical devices and mechanical cases.

 

Shilpa has LL.B. with Honours in Intellectual Property Law, Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur; P.G. Diploma in Clinical Research, Department of Bioinformatics, University Of Pune and B.Tech. in Biotechnology, ICFAI University, Uttaranchal. Shilpa is a member of Asian Patent Attorney Association (APAA).

Rubina Afzal

Rubina is an Associate at Vutts & Associates LLP. She is in the patent prosecution department and is involved in patent prosecution, searches, drafting and filings pertaining to patents. Her specialization includes electronics, software and mechanical inventions.  

Shruti Verma Biswas 

Shruti is an Associate at Vutts & Associates LLP and is part of the trademarks department. She takes care of trademark and copyright prosecution. She is a practicing attorney enrolled with Bar Council of Delhi since 2015 and is a registered advocate with Bar Council of India.

Kriti Sood

Kriti is an Associate at Vutts & Associates LLP and is part of the trademarks department. She takes care of trademark and copyright prosecution. Kriti is a practicing attorney enrolled with Bar Council of Delhi and is a registered advocate with Bar Council of India. 

Tushar Parasramka

Tushar is an Associate at Vutts & Associates LLP. He is in the patent prosecution department and is involved in patent prosecution, searches, drafting and filings pertaining to patents. 

Sreyashi Sinha 

Sreyashi is a Senior patent assistant in the office helping and coordinating patents and designs related aspects from client reporting, client interactions and deadline management 

Manaswinee Raut

Manu is a trademark assistant in the office helping and coordinating mostly in trademarks from client reporting, client interactions and account management.

Poornima 

Poornima is a patent assistant in the office helping and coordinating patents and designs related aspects from client reporting, client interactions.

Deepak Dhami 

Deepak is the Senior Accountant at Vutts & Associates LLP. He is involved in the accounts department of the office.

Mahendra Singh

Mahendra is the court clerk at Vutts & Associates LLP. He helps, and handles matters in the Supreme Court, High Court, District Courts, IPAB and Indian Patent and Trademark Office.

Raman Tiwari

Raman is a support staff at Vutts & Associates LLP. 

Rajan Thapa

Rajan is a support staff at Vutts & Associates LLP.

 
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