Representative Partner

Indian Patent Agent Lawyer









Kshitij Malhotra



Kshitij Malhotra holds a degree in Chemical engineering and is a registered Indian patent agent. He is also a lawyer from University of Delhi, and enrolled at Bar Council of Delhi and authorized to practice law in courts of India. He has prior experiences of working in the Indian, Japanese, and US patent systems. He has helped many Indian and foreign clients in obtaining patents at major patent offices. He was received as a trainee in JPO program for patent experts held in Tokyo in 2013.

Kshitij focuses on advising clients on various IP issues including drafting patent applications, prosecuting applications, PCT filings and IP strategy. He also specializes in non-contentious & contentious work, such as drafting agreements, IP negotiations, patent & trademark dispute resolution & representations at patent office, courts and IP Appellate Boards.



Core Patent Agents & Lawyers

Indian Patent Agent
Ram Naresh Patyal



Ram Naresh received his LL.B. degree from University of Delhi, master’s degree in chemistry with major in organic chemistry from D.A.V.V. Indore and he is a registered Indian patent agent. He is also a legal IP facilitator appointed by government of India. He has several years of experience in IP prosecution and IP management. He focuses his practice on Indian IPR laws especially patent, trademark and design prosecution. Beside IPR prosecution he is proficient in technical and legal drafting, patent searching and analytics, developing competitive technology intelligence, strategizing IP portfolio management, technology valuation and licensing.

He has prior experience of working in the Indian, Japanese, American and European patent systems. He has assisted many Indian and foreign clients in obtaining and securing their patent rights in these jurisdiction. He likes to closely work with the innovators from the conceptualization of idea till the stage of IP commercialization.



Indian Patent Agent
Garima Rai



Garima Rai holds an engineering degree in Information Technology and is a Registered Indian Patent Agent. She focuses her practice on patent filing, prosecution and drafting Indian as well as International patent applications. She has varied experience in Indian Patent System as well as in other jurisdictions such as US, EP, PCT etc. She is essentially responsible for carrying out filing & prosecution work across jurisdictions at GIP India. She also handles the Trade Mark filing and prosecution at the Indian TMR as well as Madrid Applications at WIPO. Design filing with prosecution work is also handled by her at GIP India. She is also a legal IP facilitator appointed by government of India.

She was received as a Trainee in JPO program for Patent Experts held at Tokyo in 2015.


Indian Trademark Attorney, Associate
Moumita is an Indian lawyer and trademark attorney. Her experience spans all aspects of trade mark counselling, prosecution and litigation. She is experienced in handling trademark work in a wide variety of industries.




JP Corporate Advisor

Corporate Advisor
Tatsuzo Higashikawa


Tatsuzo Higashikawa plays his role as a Corporate Advisor for GLOBAL IP India. His activities have been making important contribution on the stronger mutual relationship among the member offices of United GIPs, and GLOBAL IP India is one of the member offices of United GIPs.

Tatsuzo Higashikawa holds a BS in Agricultural Science from Kinki University and an MBA from the University of Wales, and has also received 1-year academic training at the University of Kiel (CAU), Germany. Mr. Higashikawa had worked for two Kyoto-based companies specializing in Japanese traditional handicrafts, before joining Shinjyu Global IP in 1991 as the General Manager. Mr. Higashikawa has been involved in the establishment of all member firms of United GIPs, and he is currently in charge of management matters within United GIPs, in the cities of Tokyo, Osaka, Washington, DC, Beijing, Seoul, Munich, Singapore and New Delhi. He speaks English, Japanese and German.





Off Counsels & Other Staff Members

Our staff includes a group of dynamic, dedicated and like-minded individuals that bring together quality intellectual property and patent consulting experience, knowledge and technical expertise. Most importantly, our team is sensitive towards business and strategic needs of overseas companies, especially Japanese companies, which we believe makes us different.

US patent attorney (Off-Counsel) – We have a US patent attorney on board who files our US cases and advises us with US prosecution related matters.


Other Staff Members

Of Counsel
Shalini is a registered Patent Agent with the government of India and holds a master’s degree in Biotechnology. She is actively involved in advising and dealing with various legal matters.

Patent Associate
Vijeth is a Software Engineer. He is involved in drafting and filing of Patent applications. He is also involved in patent search.

Patent Associate
Ranjeev is a Mechanical Engineer. He specializes in Patent drafting, filing and prosecution in India and overseas.

Patent Associate
Chandan is an Electrical Engineer. He specializes in Patent prosecution, drafting and filing in India and overseas. He is also actively involved in various patent search.

Paralegal and Technical activities
Alka works on patent and trademark matters under the supervision of licensed patent and trademark attorneys & help them in many aspects of legal matters.

Human Resource
Vinuta is responsible to manage day to day management of HR opertaions and also manages recruiting, screening, interviewing and placing workers.

Accounts and Administration Manager
Sheikh heads Accounting and Adiministration Dept. and has considerable experience in the handling of Accounts and Administration related works.