Adv. Anand Mahurkar is a Partner and head of the Pune branch office of Krishna & Saurastri Associates which is a leading law firm in India. He is member of the Bar Council of Maharashtra and Goa. He is has more than 13 years of overall experience including Legal industry, academics and manufacturing. His goal is to generate Intellectual Property worth 2000 Cr through protection and licensing of creative works, brands, innovations, inventions and intellectual creations of people from India till 2025. He has already achieved a substantial part of it.
Adv. Anand Mahurkar is also a Mechanical Engineer from B. N. College of Engg., Pusad. He pursued his masters’ degree in Manufacturing Systems from BITS, Plain (Raj). He pursued LLB degree from the University of Pune (M.S) India and has done several courses of the WIPO Academy, Geneva in IP Management to his credit with impressive grades. He holds a PG Diploma in Cyber Forensic, Cyber Crimes, Cyber Security and Cyber Law from International Forensic Sciences (IFS), Pune India.
The practice areas of Adv. Anand Mahurkar include IPR law, Commercial Law, Corporate Law, Cyber Law, Consumer Protection including corporate/techno-legal transactions, patents prosecution, industrial designs protection, brand protection, trademarks registration, copyright registration, technology transfer, technology commercialization, brands/technology acquisition, brand franchise, technology licensing, IP enforcement, Cyber law, Cyber Crime, Online Privacy Issues, Civil/Criminal matters in IPR and Cyber/IT Laws. He is a legal consultant of a number of SMEs. He is also involved in Legal counseling of Joint Ventures, Commercial Contracts, Brand protection, Startup Strategy, Innovation management, Consumer Protection, and IP portfolio management for some of the fortune 500 companies. He is on impaneled on the advisory boards of several universities, academic institutes and companies as IPR Lawyer, Corporate Lawyer or Legal Adviser. He has has been involved in acquisition/purchase of companies, brand transfers, brand franchisee of several famous entities.
He has been a Visiting Faculty at I Square IT- Deemed University, Hinjewadi, Pune for a Masters course in IPR Courses. Currently he is a visiting faculty of Off Campus Division, Pune of BITS- Pilani (Raj.), and New Law College, Pune of Bharati Vidyapeeth (Deemed University), Pune.
Adv. Anand Mahurkar has conducted more than 100 awareness programmers on Legal Aspects in Business, IPR (Intellectual Property Rights, Patent Lifecycle Management, Brand protection, Cyber Law, Consumer Laws, Labour Laws in India etc. He has been an resource person of several national level conferences and workshops. He is a life member of Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE), IIIE, and Society for Information Sciences (SIS) India.
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