Practice Areas: Patent, trade marks, copyright, designs, geographical indications, domain name disputes, prosecution of patents (including drafting of specifications), trade marks, copyright and designs, infringement of IP rights and passing off, opposition to registration of trade marks and grant of patents, cancellation of registration of trade marks, design and copyright, revocation of patents, assignment/ licensing of IP, valuation and due diligence of IP, anti-piracy and anti-counterfeiting, technology licensing and technology transfer, dispute resolution and arbitration.
Professional Memberships: Bar Council of Maharashtra and Goa, Bombay Incorporated Law Society, Bombay Bar Association, APAA, AIPPI, IPLPA.
Career: Mr Himanshu Kane, the Managing Partner of W.S. Kane & Co. heads the Intellectual Property Law and Dispute Resolution practices of the Firm. Mr Kane has been practicing as an Advocate, Trade Mark and Patent Attorney since 1973 and as a Solicitor since 1975. He appears as an arguing Counsel in IP matters before various courts including District Courts, High Courts and the Supreme Court of India and also various Tribunals including Intellectual Property Appellate Board, Copyright Board, Registrar of Trade Marks and Controller of Patents and Designs. Mr Kane was also examined as an expert witness on Indian Patent law in a dispute initiated against a leading Indian Software Company in the District Court of Texas, U.S.A.