Pravin Anand
Pravin AnandManaging Partner,
Anand and Anand

Pravin Anand, Managing Partner of Anand and Anand, completed his law studies and was admitted to the Bar, India, in 1979. Since then, in a career spanning almost 4 decades, he has become a leading figure in intellectual property law and as well as representing many of the World’s leading companies and institutions he has worked tirelessly to create one of the most innovative and forward thinking law firms in India.

Under the leadership of Mr Anand the firm has taken on board a series of creative approaches to promote and increase the awareness of IP law among legal students and the wider business community. The firm was amongst the first in India to employ professionals (non-lawyer) in management roles, along with significant investment in advanced knowledge management technologies

Mr Anand has been counsel in a large number of landmark IP cases including the first Anton Piller order (HMV cases), the first Mareva Injunction Order (Philips case), the first Norwich Pharmacal Order (Hollywood Cigarettes case), first order under the Hague Convention (Astra Zeneca case) and many significant cases for pharma clients such as Novartis, Pfizer and Roche.

In addition to his busy practice and co-authoring the two volumes of Halsbury’s Laws of India on Intellectual Property Mr Anand serves on the editorial boards of several international journals. He has also spoken extensively, and continues to do so, as a thought leader at key forums including WIPO, AIPPI, INTA, LES, IBA, LAW ASIA and the UN Conference on LDC’s in the Digital World.

Prominent career highlights, awards, achievements and accolades include:

  • Winner FT Asia-Pacific Innovative Lawyers 2015 Awards – Pravin Anand was described as having ‘arguably done more than any other individual to advance intellectual property law infrastructure in India’.
  • Co-authored Halsbury’s Law of India – Intellectual Property, Vol 20 (1) and (2)
  • Past President of FICPI India, AIPPI Indian National Group, APPA India and Asia Euro Forum
  • AIPPI Gold Medal recipient
  • Lifetime Achievement Awards – the prestigious National Law Day Award 2010 and the Legal Era Magazine IPR Award 2014


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