Clients Appreciate Our
JOSHI-IP.LAW is a modern, fresh thinking and commercially minded full-service Intellectual Property Firm. We deal with all aspects of IP (Trade Marks, Copyright, Patents and Designs) and work closely with some of the most famous brands in the world who find our problem-solving nature both refreshing and efficient.
Our specialism as a boutique firm is to provide clear professional advice delivered in an easy to understand and practical form.
We are a multi-dimensional and proactive firm. Our realistic commercial approach sets us apart from our peers. Being small and resourceful we can deal with issues quickly and we pride ourselves on providing a personalised service.
As a result we have built long standing relationships with our clients and partners. Above all we believe that people do business with people that they like.
Branding is more than just a name! We help you protect the unique identity of your business, product or service anywhere in the world. Guiding you carefully all the way.
Where would we be without inventors? We make sure that your inventions are protected correctly so that you can benefit from your brilliance.
The world would be boring without creators. Let us advise you on the best way to be recognised and reap the benefits of your original creativity.
Shapes, configuration and patterns are protectable as 3D and 2D Works. Your creative ingenuity combined with our expertise will get you the protection you need.
Managing your Intellectual Property is just as important as protecting it. We use state of the art systems to monitor and maintain your portfolios.
You should be free to use IP without issues or disputes. We will guide you to avoid potential problems; making sure you are protected in territories relevant to you.
Passionate about perfection
Our Founder and all round reliable and confident guy who is a safe pair of hands. He also heads up International division of our practice.
The lady who heads our UK and the European Operations and is calmness personified.
Tatiana is a Spanish lawyer and based in Barcelona. She deals with all things commercial and IP.
Louise is our senior Paralegal and is the glue that keeps us together. She has over 15 years experience in IP.
We Really Enjoy What We Do
JOSHI-IP.LAW provides a level of service and attention that is like no other. We are fully confident that our portfolio and ongoing matters are being handled by true experts and professionals in the field, a team that understands the full scope of considerations, whether legal or business, for every decision.
“Everyone has been exceptionally helpful and they have now become an integral part of our business strategy in relation to our design and trade mark activity. They are part of our Team and we would be happy to recommend them to anyone with an Intellectual Property issue.”
We were delighted that JOSHI-IP.LAW wholeheartedly took up the cause of our NGO on a pro bono basis and managed the entire process of registration of trademark, advisory and all other aspects of the process well beyond our expectations.
We rely on JOSHI-IP.LAW for advice and support on trade mark matter in relation to some of our business interests on a global/multi-jurisdictional basis. Our experience of dealing with JOSHI-IP.LAW has been nothing but positive; we receive great commercial and pragmatic strategic advice in a timely manner.
“Dynamic character” Manish Joshi “understands exactly what clients need and is good at coming up with proposals that are attractive – he speaks their business language.” He is the director of JOSHI-IP.LAW.
JOSHI-IP.LAW founder Manish Joshi runs a “young and dynamic” practice with a refreshing attitude to trademarks, patents and designs. Reliable and confident, he has some outstanding international links.
”Manish Joshi of JOSHI-IP.LAW is a “good lateral thinker when it comes to client service”
“An entrepreneurially minded and bold decision maker, he has excellent substantive trademark knowledge and is exceptionally responsive”.
A company set up by the creator of the TV sitcom Only Fools And Horses has won a High Court Copyright case against the operators of an “interactive theatrical dining experience”. There are a few interesting points in this case, particularly for those who own copyright OR those who may wish to use the format, […]
Adidas v H&M Hennes & Mauritz UK B.V. The Hague Court of Appeal Case No: C/09/512/HA SAT 16-714 – 28 January 2020 The level of protection a logo can expect to receive can be limited if it’s made up from relatively indistinctive simple geometric shapes (stripes, dots, squares etc.). Disputes regarding the Adidas stripes […]
Supreme People’s Court China – 09 April 2020 Michael Jordan’s history with Qiaodan Sports isn’t a pleasant one, with more than 80 lawsuits and counter lawsuits over the last eight years. This is no surprise to those who are familiar with Qiaodan Sports (Chinese rough transliteration of Jordan), who are known to register variations […]
Witch’s Cheese B.V. v Kuhlmann Netherlands Case No: C/05/364119/Kg SAT 19-528 – 12 March 2020 Heksenkaas BV worked with Kühlmann to develop an important ingredient for the original HEKS’NKAAS cheese dip. After this collaboration ended, Kühlmann developed a similar cheese dip, with similar packaging called Dip & Smeer’m. Both products have a cardboard strip […]
BMW AG v Om Balajee Automobile (India pvt. Ltd High Court of Delhi Case No: CS (COMM) 292/0217 – 23 March 2020 Bayerische Motoren Werke AG is a German automobile company, and is known for manufacturing and selling cars and motorcycles under the brand name BMW. BMW has been selling automobiles in the Indian market […]
Protecting your ‘brand’ Branded merchandising and celebrity endorsement is big business today. It is believed that almost two-thirds of total marketing spend of UK companies is on sport related marketing. Sports clubs and the individual players particularly have increasingly become aware of the commercial value of their images and are selling clothing, computer games, […]
The first thing is that Britain won’t officially leave for at least two years, so nothing is going to happen overnight. That said, IP owners need to be prepared and have strategies in place now. We therefore propose to set out the main points of impact for trade marks, patents and designs. We are […]
I’m honoured to have been appointed ‘Co-Editor‘ of the European Union Trade Mark Handbook (formerly the Community Trade Mark Handbook). Already ‘Co-Editor’ of the UK Trade Mark Handbook, and the only person who is Co-Editor of the two main texts on UK Trade Mark Law, this is especially humbling.
We Contribute In Other Ways Too
We are strongly commited to issues that are beyond business. Our people share the firms values to assist wherever possible that benefit individuals, society, the planet or cases we feel make a difference. This starts with our own working environment where we have a fair and diverse working culture and are always looking at ways of reducing our carbon footprint.
We want to give something back into the community and do so by working with various charities around the world. It is intrinsic in our nature to make sure we can help wherever possible. If you would like us to consider helping or assisting with any cause we will always consider your request so always feel free to get in touch to see what we can do.
We value, support and respect many perspectives.
We are committed to diversity and inclusion (D&I) by example, where all of our people can be themselves and feel empowered to succeed. We believe that diversity makes us a better law firm and helps us to attract the best talent, drive innovation, and deliver the best experience for our clients.
Our aim is to deploy our strategies on D&I with effective monitoring on progress, and clear accountability across our regions.
We are fostering a respectful and supportive work environment in which women are able to advance in their careers and where all colleagues feel supported in balancing their work and life responsibilities.
We believe our firm should reflect the communities in which we operate and the clients we represent. We have established programs to support the recruitment, retention, and advancement of our racially and ethnically diverse lawyers and business services colleagues.
We are committed to LGBT+ inclusion.
We believe that no one should be held back at work or in their personal lives because of their sexual orientation or gender, their race, or their ethnicity.
JOSHI-IP.LAW is the only firm in the world with a footprint in UK, India and The Middle East and their associated markets. This places us in a unique position to help you manage your Intellectual Property in these markets. In addition we have a comprehensive partner network in most countries and jurisdictions with our partners which is important.
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