K&S Partners (K&S) is an Intellectual Property boutique. Founded in 1994 under its erstwhile name 'Kumaran & Sagar' as a three member team, today it has over 120 professionals and an overall strength of over 270. K&S has offices at Gurgaon, Bangalore, Mumbai, Chennai and Hyderabad.
The “Patents, Designs & Plant Varieties” team has practice areas which include Biotechnology and Biosciences; Pharma and Chemistry; Computers and Electronics; and Mechanical Engineering. Each practice area in the patents group is led by partners with a team of highly specialized professionals in the specific field of technology besides being advocates and patent agents. The “Trade Marks, Copyrights & Geographical Indications (GIs)” group includes seasoned IP lawyers besides being highly specialized in the domain of GIs. K&S litigation practice covers all the aforesaid areas with experienced litigators to handle all kinds of contentious matters.
Besides serving clients, K&S is recognized for its outreach in areas of policy making and active participation in and contribution to drafting of legislation in various areas of Intellectual Property Rights.
K&S also helps clients obtain and enforce IP rights in India’s neighbouring countries such as Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Myanmar, Nepal and Pakistan through a network of trusted associates in these countries. K&S also has one of the largest portfolios of foreign patent filings for Indian clients in foreign countries including in the United States Patent and Trademark Office, European Patent Office and Japanese Patent Office.