NANAVATI ASSOCIATES
Advocates, Patent & Trade Mark Attorneys


Pranit K. Nanavati

Pranit K. Nanavati, Partner

pranit@nanavatiassociates.com
Mobile Phone: +91 9879106229



PRACTICE AREAS:
IPR, Civil, Criminal, Arbitration, and Environment Matters

BAR ADMISSION:
Gujarat, India

EDUCATION:
LL.B., Gujarat University, 2005
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Wayne State University, 1988
B.E., Gujarat University, 1986

MEMBERSHIPS:
Ahmedabad Management Association
Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry

OTHERS:
Chairman of Legal Advisory Committee,
Gujarat Chamber of Commerce
and Industry during 2008-12 and 2014-15

Visiting Faculty for Patent Law at Nirma University from 2008 to 2020

1989-91 & 1995-04: Worked on Automatic Transmissions Product Engineering in US with General Motors Corporation Powertrain Division

2004: Provided training on Automatic Transmissions at General Motors Technical Centre, Bangalore

2006-08: Provided training on Automatic Transmissions at TCS, Pune



  • Organized Seminars at Ahmedabad Management Association
    • Aug 2006: Hands-on Training to Preparing your own Trademark Registration Application
    • Nov 2006: Intellectual Property Rights and Preparing your own Trademark Registration Application

  • A Speaker at National Institute of Design Seminars
    • Nov 2006: Touching Intangibles: Intellectual Property for Creators & Innovators
    • March 2007: National Workshop on “Intellectual Property Protection and Management for R & D Institutions”
    • March 2008: Sensitization Programme on Intellectual Property Rights
    • Jan 2010: Industrial Design Registration and Protection

  • A Speaker at Rotary Club, Bhavnagar
    • Aug 2007: Trade Mark Registration

  • An Author in World Intellectual Property Review 2008
    • Enhanced Protection, an article on Trademarks

  • A Speaker at a Seminar organized by UK India Trade & Investment
    • Jun 20, 2008: Spoke on Intellectual Property Rights Protection and Enforcement

  • Presented at Gujarat Chamber of Commerce & Industry
    • Nov 22, 2008: An overview of Intellectual Property Rights
    • Sep 05, 2014: Theme Address on International Arbitration

  • Guest Lecturer at Nirma University
    • Dec 04, 2008: An overview of Intellectual Property Rights with focus on Trade Marks
    • Jan 10, 2009: An overview of Intellectual Property Rights with focus on Patents
    • Sep 19, 2011: Patent Specification Drafting
    • Jul 21 & 28, 2012: Patents
    • March 09 & 16, 2013: Patent Claim Drafting
    • Apr 13, 2013: Patent Specification Drafting
    • Jan 03, 2014: IPR Litigation
    • 2016 Semester X IPR Litigation
    • 2017 Infringement cases, designs and copyright overlaps, Domain disputes
    • 2018 Patent Drafting
    • Lectured online on 04.11.2020 at Nirma University on Trademark Litigation in India
    • Lectured online on 20.03.2021 at AURO University, Surat on Registration Process of Patents; Essentials Tips and Tricks
    • Chaired on 18.04.2021 Technical Session on Intellectual Property Rights and Policy at National E-Conference on Intellectual Property Rights: Breaking Conventionalities and Future Prospects organized by ICFAI Law School, Hyderabad
    • Lectured at Navrachana University on 26.04.2021 on Academic Research and Copyright Issues: Balancing Rights of Stakeholders

  • Lectured at Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar
    • March 30, 2010: Claim Drafting for Patent Specifications
    • Sep 18, 2010: Prior Art Search in Patent

  • Presented at Brand Klub, Ahmedabad
    • Jun 12, 2010: Brands & Patents

  • Presented at Workshop on Intellectual Property Management for Biotechnology Industry, Ahmedabad
    • Oct 05, 2010: Issues in IPR protection in case of infringement, strategies to minimize and deal with infringement
    • Oct 05, 2010: Relevance of Geographical Indications

  • Presented at SVNIT, Surat
    • Dec 10, 2010: Patent Awareness
    • Feb 01, 2014: Patent Claims & Interpretation thereof

  • Conducted at Unitedworld School of Business, Uvarsad
    • March 24, 2012: a full-day Workshop on Intellectual Property Rights
    • Sep 26, 2014: a full-day Workshop on Intellectual Property Rights

  • Presented at South Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry
    • May 25, 2013: Basics of Intellectual Property Rights, Protection & Awareness

  • Presented at ARIBAS, Vallabh Vidyanagar
    • Jan 11, 2014: Introduction to Intellectual Property Rights

  • Presented at CII, Ahmedabad
    • Jun 20, 2014: The legal framework and methodologies against counterfeiting and piracy

  • Authored Intellectual Property Rights and Patents, an article published in The Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry Bulletin of April 2015

  • Authored International Registration of Trade Marks, an article published in The Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry Bulletin of July 2015

  • Inaugurated as Chief Guest on Nov 18, 2017 Geographical Indications Exhibition at Institute of Law, Nirma University at Shrujan 2017 even

  • Lectured at Christ College, Rajkot on Jan 21, 2018 on Patents and Trade Marks

  • Member of Program Structure Design Committee for Law Program at Marwadi University, Rajkot in the meeting on Jan 21, 2018

  • Lectured on March 27, 2018 on “Emerging Issues in IPR Related Disputes” at the Training Program for Bangladesh Judicial Officers at Gujarat State Judicial Academy

  • Presided over the Quarter Final Round of the National Moot Court Competition on 21.09.2019 at L.J. School of Law, Ahmedabad

  • Lectured at Navrachana University on 09.11.2019 on Geographical Indications

  • Lectured online on 04.11.2020 at Nirma University on Trademark Litigation in India

  • Lectured online on 20.03.2021 at AURO University, Surat on Registration Process of Patents; Essentials Tips and Tricks



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