Krishna Grandhi is probably best known as an outside general counsel to companies providing corporate commercial and IP advisory, as well as a litigator specializing in the white-collar defense, corporate commercial litigation, economic offences, and IP litigation.
Litigation and Dispute Resolution
Krishna Grandhi worked on very complex commercial litigation matters both at the High Courts as well as the National Company Law Tribunals. He also worked on contentious IP issues that involved cross-border IP litigation between India and U.S. Additionally, he has advised and represented a number of high profile clients in various judicial forums, administrative forums, and tribunals in India on matters pertaining to white collar crimes and economic crimes (such as Serious Fraud Investigation Office matters [SFIO], Central Bureau of Investigation matters [CBI], and Enforcement Directorate matters [ED]), prevention of corruption, anti-bribery, economic crimes, and complex commercial transactions (including merger schemes) involving the application and interpretation of contract law and company law (including Insolvency and Bankruptcy (IBC) matters, and oppression and mismanagement matters).
Krishna Grandhi has advised on a wide-variety of patent and design applications in cutting-edge technologies such as web 2.0, IoTs, social networks, mobile apps, GUIs, and networked databases. He helped file hundreds of Trademark applications, as well as copyright applications in the media and software space.
Krishna Grandhi has advised companies on formation and regulatory compliance issues, IP commercialization and due diligence activities, provided IP opinions, handled worldwide IP strategy, and advised on a broad range of complex agreements, including technology, licensing, employment, and commercial agreements.