Practice AreaPatents, Trademarks, Designs & Copyrights

GLC’s Intellectual Property (‘IP’) practice is one of the most process driven verticals in the legal industry.

We offer the following services under our IP practice vertical:


GLC’s patent practice focuses on delivering comprehensive advice on protecting and enhancing the value of an innovative patent portfolio. Our services extend from ensuring adequate and proper patent related documentation such as patent drafting, patent drawings and the corresponding filing, all the way to patent licensing and enforcement. We also help our clients develop a world-wide patent strategy, as well as maintain a world-wide patent portfolio. We focus almost exclusively on technology related patents, healthcare, medical device and manufacturing patents. Our patent lawyers are qualified to represent you in multiple jurisdictions, specifically USA and India.


GLC’s trademark practice focuses upon creating an effective brand strategy for the client, and thereafter developing savvy and practicality necessary trademark filings to assist brand owners protect current and future products and services. The foundational pillars of our trademark practice revolve around creating cost-effective strategies for filing, enforcing, defending and licensing trademarks, both in India, the US and throughout the rest of the world.


GLC’s copyright practice focuses upon providing comprehensive legal advice on all types of copyright issues, including ownership rights, copyright renewal and termination rights, moral rights, assignment, acquisitions, sales, licensing and enforcement strategies, fair use, safe harbor protection, infringement, damages, portfolio management and the interplay of available IP protections, such trademarks, designs and patents. GLC has developed its experience in counseling media houses that rely on copyrightable works as their stock-in-trade and representing buyers and sellers in complex licensing and acquisition matters. We assist clients with registering copyright applications in a number of verticals, but we especially focus on registering media works (e.g., short films, feature films, ads, OTT content, animated logos etc.) and literary works (e.g., software, story, script, screenplay, story board etc.)


GLC’s design practice centers around providing clients with legal advice on various aspects of the Designs Act, 2000, as well as the filing of designs in the US, before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. GLC routinely assists clients in filing and registration of designs, and protecting of such designs through various licensing and assignment agreements (as well as defending designs through suits in various forums). Although we worked with clients in many verticals, we have come to specialize in designs for medical instruments, software/GUI, and the fashion industry.