Anuj is a partner in the Intellectual Property practice, head of Trademarks, and a member of the International Initiative. As an intellectual property lawyer with a hybrid practice encompassing both transactional matters and litigation, Anuj is trusted to manage, safeguard, and resolve disputes involving a variety of intellectual property assets. He delivers strategic and practical advice to develop, protect, and enforce intellectual property rights in both the U.S. and abroad. He also provides effective guidance on technology transactions, creative review, advertising laws and standards compliance, licensing, and dispute resolution to companies ranging from start-ups to multibillion-dollar international corporations. Additionally, Anuj is a member of the Life Sciences industry team and has a particular focus on advising and representing companies in that sector.
As part of his dispute resolution practice, Anuj regularly appears in state and federal courts throughout the country in complex commercial and intellectual property litigation matters, and also handles cross-border litigation matters. He is also well versed in leading and coordinating inter partes trademark proceedings worldwide, including trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings, before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
Anuj’s experience in complex commercial and intellectual property matters includes managing large worldwide trademark portfolios in the consumer products, software, restaurant, entertainment, utility services, pharmaceutical, and industrial technology market sectors. Likewise, his background in software and e-commerce implementations gives him the upper hand in transactional matters involving technology and cloud services.
Anuj is a co-chair of the firm’s Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Committee and is fluent in Hindi and Gujarati. As a longstanding member of the International Trademark Association (INTA), he often serves on its committees and regularly presents at INTA events.