Qualifications : LL.M, M.Sc. - Advocate & Registered Patent Agent
Professional Experience : 1997 to till date
Position : Managing Partner
Memberships/Affiliations : APAA, INTA,AIPPI, Supreme Court Bar Association, Kerala Bar Council
Jyothish heads Indicia Legal and the Firm has in its fold a dedicated team of lawyers who have experience and expertise in various fields of law including but not limited to intellectual property rights.
Jyothish started his professional career as lawyer in the year 1997 and has more than two decades of professional experience. He began his practice as a lawyer in District Courts in Kerala and shifted his practice to Delhi in 2000. Thereafter, he expanded his practice to various other Courts and Tribunals including the Supreme Court of India and High Court of Delhi.
As a Patent Agent and Trademark Attorney, Jyothish became associated with a well reputed law firm specialising in intellectual property rights mainly Patents and held a senior position in the said Firm for almost 15 years. He has secured vast experience in patent and trademark prosecution and IP litigation and has been involved in matters before various courts and forums including the Intellectual Property Appellate Board.
Attendance in various conferences and meetings as a speaker as well as attendee in a number of foreign countries has added to his international exposure tremendously.
Jyothish's professional memberships include those in Asian Patent Attorney Association (APAA), International Trademark Association (INTA) and The International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI), Bar Council of Kerala, Supreme Court Bar Association, Calicut Bar Association.
He previously served as the “TREASURER” of APAA (Indian Group) and has also served as member of the executive committee in the years 2013 to 2015.
Plant Varity Protection
Filing and Prosecution of Patent
Trademark and Designs
Patent and Trademark Searches
IP Protection in
Bhutan, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka
General – Supreme Court of India – Various High Courts and District Courts – Execution Proceedings – National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission- Employees Provident Fund Appellate Tribunal (EPFAT)- Debt Recovery Tribunal (DRT)- Debt Recovery Appellate Tribunal (DRAT)- Various other Tribunals in India;
Conducting and involving domestic as well as International arbitration proceedings under the Arbitration and Conciliation Act. 1996, ICA rules and UNCITRAL and ICC Rules.
Enforcing and challenging enforcement of Arbitral Awards
Drafting and Vetting of arbitration agreements.
M&A, joint ventures, structuring of deals, foreign investment, technical collaboration, external commercial borrowings, security regulations, banking & labour laws, commercial contracts, compliance audit and regulatory & corporate secretarial support.
Regulatory laws – RERA ACT
Regulations governing acquisitions and sale of property;
Construction Contracts and agreements etc.
Tax related matters