Opening a new office in Bengaluru

1 December 2017

We are pleased to inform you that RKD has decided upon expanding its operation in the southern region of the country in view of the increasing demand of our clients and to deliver prompt and speedy service with respect to the Intellectual Property Rights. We shall be shortly opening a office in Bengaluru, which is a Metro and Garden city.

We would be recruiting few Patent Associates and Lawyers shortly. Interested candidates are requested to view the job profile under the tab Full time vacancies (Direct link: and apply for a suitable vacancy or you can send your detailed resume directly to If selected, the next steps will include filling a pre-screening form, telephonic interview, a non-technical evaluation and lastly a technical evaluation.

RKD Opens New Office in China

27 November 2017

RKD is pleased to announce that it has established a new representative office in China to offer enhanced client service and a seamless experience with respect to all intellectual property matters in India & South Asia. RKD’s local Chinese representative, Dr Yanshuang Zou is a qualified patent attorney and lawyer. Together, RKD’s India & China offices will provide real time advice and support to Chinese clients and associates while ensuring they have all the necessary up to date information on the Indian market & IP landscape to take informed business decisions. With the increasing cooperation between India & China in recent years, RKD is pleased to encourage IP rights creation, enforcement and technology transfer to facilitate a bridge of innovation between the two countries.

Insights by Disha Dewan on the India Life Sciences landscape

16 November 2017

Disha Dewan, Patent Attorney & RKD’s Head of Global Business Operations, was invited to speak at the CIPA Life Sciences Conference held at Whittlebury Hall, Towcester, UK on 16-17th November 2017. This conference is known to provide unrivalled expert insight into the latest developments in patents, regulatory and IP law in the global life science industry. With a focus on the pharma, biotechnology & medical technology sectors, Disha’s talk focused on latest developments in India while keeping with the theme “Dispelling Myths about patents in India”.

RKD 75th Anniversary celebrations begin!

7 September 2017

To kickstart its 75th anniversary celebrations, RKD organized an inter-office retreat on 07-09th September 2017 at the beautiful Fariyas Resort in Lonavala, India. Over a 100 team members came together to mark the occasion in a multi-faceted 3 day event. The events included exploring the local sights including the wax museum, scary house & mirror maze, individual/team games & prizes and water park & ziplining adventures. The team was also super enthusiastic about a 7am High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) exercize session on the hotel grounds. Just before the gala dinner & DJ night, about 40 team members performed in a cultural show showcasing their musical, artistic and dance talents. Many team members had very interesting experiences to share about their time at RKD, right from the newest joinee to the seniormost leaders who have been with the firm for over 30 years! Dr Niti Dewan talked about the the history and growth of RKD from a small 120 sq foot office in Mumbai to over 12,000 sq ft offices across 6 cities; while others talked about loving the biweekly yoga classes and team picnics. While addressing the RKD family, Dr Mohan Dewan remembered his father, Raj Kumar Dewan, the founder of the firm and his amazing vision to start an IP firm in India in the year 1942, whose legacy continues to this very day.


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