PEOPLE

Birendra Kumar

Group Head
Bengaluru

M: +91 99534 79490
E: birendra.kumar@foxmandal.in

Birendra brings in over 16 years of experience as a Patent Attorney and handles clients from various industries, including Telecommunication, Software, Automobile, etc. His clients range from MNCs, Large Indian companies to SMEs, Startups and Individuals. He provides continual advice and assistance to the R&D teams of several clients with respect to new and ongoing research projects.

EXPERTISE

Birendra’s expertise spans conducting Patent searches such as Prior art search, Infringement search, and Invalidation search. He specializes in drafting patent specifications, preparing, filing and prosecuting Indian patent applications, including all stages of prosecution. He also helps prepare responses to foreign office actions as well as drafting and filing PCT application.

He further attends hearings before the controller of patents. He is also skilled in preparing and filing pre-grant and post-grant oppositions. His positive outlook, teamwork, problem-solving capabilities and strong work ethics have been his strong points in gaining the trust of his clients.

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor of Engineering, Institute of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers, 2002

ADMISSION

  • Registered Patent Agent

PUBLICATIONS/WEBINARS

  • Why filing of Provisional Patent Application keeps you ahead in the Patenting race?, 21st September 2020, Fox Mandal Blog, https://www.foxmandal.in/why-filing-of-provisional-patent-application-keeps-you-ahead-in-the-patenting-race/
  • Developments In The Indian Patent Law In 2019, 26th February 2020, Fox Mandal Blog, https://www.foxmandal.in/developments-in-the-indian-patent-law-in-2019/
  • A Brief Analysis of the Patents (Amendment) Rules, 2019, 10th September 2019, Fox Mandal Blog, https://www.foxmandal.in/a-brief-analysis-of-the-patents-amendment-rules-2019/
  • Proposed Patents (Amendment) Rules, 2019, 6th June 2019, Fox Mandal Blog, https://www.foxmandal.in/proposed-patents-amendment-rules-2019/

PRACTICE AREAS

Patents

SECTORS

Automotive
Consumer Goods & Retail
Healthcare & Life Sciences
Information Technology
Start-ups
Textiles, Apparels & Accessories
Education

PEOPLE

Banumathy R

Group Head
Chennai

M: +91 80564 14799
E: banumathi.r@foxmandal.in

Banumathy has over 20+ years of professional experience and works in the real estate division of the firm’s Chennai Office. She is regarded by her clients for her astute commercial awareness and industry outlook. She focuses on complex real estate matters, especially pertaining to the agriculture sector.

EXPERTISE

Banumathy started her career as a litigating attorney and later shifted her focus to the real estate division. Her key skills include conducting due diligence, documentation, vetting of agreements, deeds, contracts, ensuring transactions involving immovable properties, facilitating registration of documents, and providing Legal Opinions/Reports, advising clients on various issues and Conveyance etc. Banumathy is a hardworking and dedicated individual who demonstrates exceptional communication skills in her interaction with her teammates and clients.

EDUCATION

  • M.L., (Master of Law), University of Madras, 2002

ADMISSION

  • Bar Council of Tamil Nadu & Pondicherry

PRACTICE AREAS

Residential
Commercial & Township Development
Corporate Real EstateData,Center Warehousing & Logistics
RERA
Logistics & Warehousing

SECTORS

Agriculture