Kanu Priya

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Ms. Kanu Priya

Senior Partner

Landline: +91-11 4377 6666,
Extn. No.: 207

E-mail id : kanupriya@kankrishme.com


B.E. (Electrical & Electronics Engineering), Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Visvesvaraya Technological University, Bangalore.
LL.B., Law Centre-II, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi
Master of Laws – LL.M. (Intellectual Property Laws), University School of Law & Legal Studies, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University
Registered with Bar Council of Delhi as an Advocate (D/4073/2016)
Registered Patent Agent (IN/PA-2112) & Trademark Attorney

Certificate course in IPR from Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI)

APAA – Asian Patent Attorneys Association
INTA – International Trademark Association


Kanu Priya is a Partner in the Firm with an extensive experience in handling Intellectual Property Laws, Advertising & Marketing matters for domestic as well as international companies. She helps companies in strategizing their IP portfolio and facilitates Landscape Analysis and Freedom to Operate Opinions. She handles drafting, prosecution and litigation of Patent, Trademark and Design applications. She routinely provides opinion to clients on various aspects of Intellectual Property Laws. She has handled filing and prosecution of over 1000 Indian patent applications and has appeared in hundreds of hearings at various branches of Indian Patent Office. She has also drafted hundreds of patent specifications belonging to various fields of technology.

She routinely handles drafting, filing, prosecuting and defending of pre-grant and post grant oppositions. She also handles drafting, filing and prosecuting appeals before the Court of Law and drafting, filing and litigating patent infringement suits and defending the same.

She also handles revocation applications, infringement and passing off suits in Trademark matters.

She routinely advises clients on a wide variety of advertising, media and marketing laws related matters, including sweepstakes, promotions and contests. She specializes in contract review and commercial disputes. She also counsels clients on issues related to influencer marketing, native advertising, comparative advertising, bait advertising, puffery, surrogate advertising, advertisements targeted at children, celebrity and expert endorsements. She develops and reviews clients’ social media and influencer policies and reviews clients’ social media campaigns, websites, apps and privacy policies to ensure compliance with relevant Indian laws. She also counsels clients on right of privacy and publicity, telemarketing, direct mail, email marketing and copyright matters. She actively engages with Government and Patent Office in policy formulations.


Member of Engineering Division of the Firm with domain specialization in Electrical, Electronics, Telecommunications, Semiconductors, Automation Tech., Automotive Electronics, Opto Electronics, Data Processing Tech., Electro-mechanical, Instrumentation, Network and Software related inventions, Display technology, Mechanical, Material science, Automobiles, Nanotechnology, Textiles and Plastics, Fibre Technology, Nonwoven Technology, and allied fields.

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