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.
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News and Events
Shailendra Bhandare has featured in the following news and webinars
Times Now secures injunction against use of NEWSHOUR mark by ex-employee’s TV channel
As Royal Enfield sets its sights on EU and US markets will the Indian company revitalise the vintage UK brand
McDonald’s and Amul continue trend of successful hybrid actions against fake websites
Ex parte order issued during covid-19 lockdown restrains foreign owner from using domain name internationally
Travel portal to face trial in criminal proceedingsfor trademark infringement
Delhi High Court: vacancies at Intellectual Property Appellate Board should not affect its functioning
Delhi High Court: passing-off action relating to registered design used as trademark is maintainable
Delhi High Court directs drug authorities to regulate misuse of similar brand names
Delhi High Court remands single judge’sdismissal of Louboutin’s claim for exclusivity