Practice Areas

Intellectual Property Rights

Intellectual property (IP) refers to creations of the intellect for which a monopoly is assigned to designated owners by law. Intellectual property rights (IPRs) are the protections granted to the creators of IP, and include trademarks, copyright, patents, industrial design rights, and in some jurisdictions trade secrets. Artistic works including music and literature, as well as discoveries, inventions, words, phrases, symbols, and designs can all be protected as intellectual property.

The services of the firm are engaged by renowned corporate houses of the country and Multinational corporations for protection of their intellectual property and brand.

The firm is focused on working against the crime of duplicity and piracy in the market. The companies and reputed names of the industries are defrauded at millions by the infringers and duplicate product manufacturers. The firm renders full length service of brand protection and litigation against the infringers. The firm has successfully represented clients in court proceedings across the country thereby escalating the revenue of the leading companies by multi fold measures.
SLC provides litigation services on the enforcement end through its association with SGS IPR Consultancy, LLP.

Dispute Resolution


  • Litigation
  • The Firm has extensive experience of handling a gamut of cases in original as well as appellate sides relating to civil , criminal, commercial and general litigation, with regular appearances in various Courts, including the Supreme Court of India, several High Courts, Subordinate Courts in several States, Commissions and other quasi judicial authorities, administrative authorities and regulators, including Competition Appellate Tribunal, Central Administrative Tribunal, National Company Law Tribunal, National Company Law Appellate Tribunal, National Green Tribunal, National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, various State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commissions and District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forums, Debt Recovery Tribunals, Income Tax Appellate Tribunals, etc.

    The firm is also proficient in areas such as Bankruptcy and Insolvency Laws, Competition Laws, Consumer Disputes, Income Tax, Service Tax, GST matters, Employment laws, etc.

  • Arbitration
  • The Firm have broad experience of handling Domestic and International Arbitrations, both Ad hoc and Institutional, including arbitrations under the institutional rules of Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC), Singapore Council of Maritime Arbitration (SCMA), London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Paris, Indian Council of Arbitration (ICA), International Centre for Alternative Dispute Resolution (ICADR), etc.

    Bankruptcy, Insolvency & Restructuring

    SLC, with its staunch understanding of different sectors and commercial spheres, have advised as well as litigated in the matters of Insolvency, Bankruptcy & Restructuring matters. The team has represented both debtors as well as creditors. The team with its strategic approach have rendered its advice and legal solutions to its client keeping in view the holistic approach of the respective sectors. With a sharp eye to the nuances of transactions, the team has effectively contributed in the interests of our clients. Team SLC have represented our clients in different forums such as NCLT, NCLAT, etc

    Employment & Labour Laws

    Labour law & employment issues, primarily being arduous in nature needs utmost attention. At SLC, the expertise and hawk eye approach of our team makes the for our clients at much ease and with effective results. We have advised, attended and litigated matters pertaining to labour issues at ground levels as well as in institutions such as Labour Commission and various courts in India including the Hon'ble Supreme Court & Hon'ble High Court of India.

    Pharma, Health Care & Life Sciences

    Pharmaceuticals and health care sectors being held upon in entangles of both IPR issues and commercial transactions litigations, we at SLC, advise and aid our client to get through their difficulties, keeping in mind not only the prime beneficiaries but also the ultimate beneficiaries i.e. the Public. Therefore our team have represented and contested our clients: private clients, start ups, MNCs in this area before different institutions such as IPR Registries, NCLAT, NCLT and different courts in India.

    Taxation

    SLC team has an integrated practice in direct as well as indirect taxation. The Team has successfully represented our clients before many forums including original appellate forums in India. The team has extensive experience in handling tax matters in various spheres from Customs, Central Excise, GST, Regulatory taxes, Governmental taxes, etc.

    Customs

    In India, we have laws that provide for custom protection against suspected duplicate products that enter the country through port/cargo and the owners of the IPR are eligible to claim such protection by following a simple procedure. SLC has a dedicated team which is specialized in aiding our clients at this sphere from facilitating the procedure as per the IPR (Imported Goods) Enforcement Rules, 2007 before the Commissioner, Assistant Commissioner, Deputy Commissioner, etc. Our services would include assistance in registration, sending samples of our clients, inspection, examination, verifying, representing the client, aiding in disposal etc.

    Competition & Anti-Trust Laws

    SLC strives to assist its clients by advising and assisting in matters relating to competition laws. The approach of the firm is strategic, which ensue in our client's benefit as well as keeping in mind the intentions of legislatures, and therefore striking an apt balance between the two.

    Intra & Cross-Border Debt Recovery

    Our a dedicated and experienced team that deals with matters relating to recovery of debt resulting from commercial transactions/ other recovery or dispute with respect to contracts within India and across the world

    Real Estate

    The firm has extensive expertise in handling large scale real estate assignments, including due diligence, preparation of title reports, drafting of commercial documents, negotiation and assisting the clients in closing the deals. It has dealt with transactions including those involving FDI in the real estate sector and has in the past provided advisory with respect to township, SEZ and other residential and commercial real estate projects in India. The firm has advised on complicated joint development arrangements involving issues relating to sharing of FSI, sharing of revenue etc.

    Start-Ups/ E-Commerce & Franchisee Laws

    SLC pacing with the generation deals with various cases relating to the start-ups, e-commerce, etc, therefore exploring various avenues and interjecting various laws at a time, which involves correlations, interconnection and much cognition.

    Cyber law

    With digitalization of the economy, the threats and costs of e- revolution are well capped and realized by the legal community as a whole.

    The firm has a focused cyber law team working in the area of data protection, cracking, data privacy, security, e-licensing, filing of complaints with the cyber cell, e- discovery, ethical hacking and legal assistance in digital audits of the companies.

    Risk management and compliance

    The Firm has an extensive experience of conducting legal due diligence with a focus on risk management and compliance for prospective mergers and acquisitions deals and real estate investors. We deal with the matters involving high-stakes issues in a confidential manner by immediately deploying a team to reach the area in question, control the situation on-the-ground, prepare a strategy to reach the desired solution and de-escalate, as required. The firm have successfully conducted due diligence for multi-crore real estate & power projects and investment avenues across the country.

    Corporate Advisory

    The firm provides advisory under the Companies Act 2013, Companies (Foreign Interests) Act, 1918, The Foreign Trade (Development and Regulation) Act, 1992, Indian Contract Act, 1872, Prevention of Money-Laundering (Amendment) Act, 2005, The Partnership Act, 1932, The Securities Contract (Regulation) Act, 1956, The Sale of Goods Act, 1930, Special Economic Zones Act, 2005, The Securities and Exchange Board of India Act, 1992.

    The firm successfully provides consultancy in the area of entity formation, registration, start up law, regulation, compliance, licensing, drafting of vendor agreements and legal due diligence.

    Other Practice Areas

    The Firm has extensive experience in traditional practice area of civil law, criminal law and constitution law in addition to many verticals in which the firm provides reliable and responsive services to the clients. several practice area of the firm include Consumer Protection and Product Liability, Corporate/Commercial Advisory, Employment, Environment, Infrastructure, Mining and Energy, Pro bono, Philanthropy and Trusts, Societies, Regulatory and Public Policy.