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Dr Mohan Dewan

Designation: Advocate, Patent & Trademark Attorney | Principal

Location: Mumbai & Pune

Dr Mohan Dewan is the principal of R K Dewan &Co, with over 48 years of experience in the field of Intellectual Property Rights.Dr Dewan is a practicing advocate and jurist. He is a registered Patent & Trademark attorney.

Dr Dewan has the unique distinction of being an exceptional litigator along with being an expert in patent & trademark prosecution. Having drafted and successfully prosecuted several thousand patent specifications, he has come to be acknowledged as a specialist in patent specification drafting. Dr Dewan has obtained over 5000 patents for various Indian and foreign clients in almost every sphere of technology. His firm represents over 4000 clients worldwide.

Dr Dewan pioneered anti-counterfeiting strategies and litigation in India. His areas of expertise also extend to negotiating technology transfers and IP valuation.

He is also extensively involved in IPR teaching and training. Between the years 1988-1993, he was Head of the Department of Intellectual Property Law at Howard College, University of Natal, where he also taught private international law.Currently, Dr Dewan is actively involved in seminars & workshops on IPR for training students, executives, IP professionals and patent office examiners.

Dr Dewan has several publications to his credit. He has co-authored a book titled “Intellectual Property, Innovation and Management in Emerging Economies” that was launched at the Warsaw University, Poland. He frequently writes for various journals and magazines.

Dr Dewan regularly advises the Indian Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Information Technology, the National Research & Development Corporation of India and other governmental institutions for their IP matters.

Dr Dewan is a member of the following IP organizations:


He has been appointed to serve on the Academic Committee for the 2014 – 2015 Committee Term at INTA. He has previously served on INTA’s Emerging Issues Committee.

He has been recognized as a Leading IP lawyer in India by various organizations including Chambers & Partners and AsiaLaw Profiles.