Shailendra is a Partner in the Intellectual Property (IP) Practice Group at the Mumbai office. With over fifteen years of experience, Shailendra has advised on various aspects of IP law including prosecutions, enforcements, contentious matters, management and transactional work. He is also actively involved in International Trademark Association’s (INTA) policy/advocacy initiatives in India and is the past: Chair and Member of INTA’s Trademark Office Practices India Subcommittee, and INTA’s India Global Advisory Council, respectively.
- Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa
- Bombay Bar Association
- The Trademark Registry and The Patents Office, India
- International Trademark Association (INTA)
- International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI)
- Intellectual Property Lawyers
- Practitioners’ Association (IPLPA)
- Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA)
Recognitions and Accomplishments
Shailendra has been recognised in various rankings including IP Stars, Legal 500, WTR 1000, WIPR Leaders, IAM 300 and Indian Business Law Journal’s- Indian Law Firm Awards Report.
Shailendra Bhandare has represented and advised the following clients
Advised on the IP due diligence as part of the transaction involving Temasek’s investment in Intas Pharmaceuticals.
Advised on the peculiar trademark issues arising out of the conflict with competition law in a merger transaction with Ranbaxy.
Meiji Seika Pharma
Advised on the IP due diligence as part of the transaction involving acquisition of Medreich Limited and its subsidiaries.
Aamir Khan Productions
Advised on drafting film contracts in respect of the film Delhi Belly.
Advised on several IP licensing arrangements with international brands.
Advised on copyright registration of concept notes of television programmes.
House of Anita Dongre, Merck KGaA and Shaze
Advised on registration of domestic and international industrial designs registration.
Procter & Gamble, Drums Food and VT Corp
Advised on suits to prove groundless threats for infringement.
Godrej Consumer and Procter & Gamble
Advised on the issue of disaparagement and slander of goods.