Essenese Obhan

Essenese Obhan

Key Details

Essenese Obhan
Managing Partner Patent Attorney
Obhan & Associates

  • Electronics
  • Mechanical
  • Patents
  • Software
  • Trademark
  • Trademark infringement


recognised-leaders.jpgEssenese Obhan is a managing partner at Obhan & Associates. Mr Obhan is an IP lawyer, patent agent, and has a degree in mechanical engineering. While he has drafted, prosecuted and litigated cases in the mechanical, chemical, pharmaceutical, software, telecommunication and agricultural sectors, he has also been at the forefront of several high stakes IP licensing and litigation matters in India. He advises many companies, including some from Fortune 500, and India’s leading businesses on developing and maintaining their patent portfolios and IP strategy and licensing.

Mr. Obhan represents India on committee’s of various national & international IP forums including APAA, INTA, AIPPI and FICPI.

Professional Highlights

Essenese Obhan has been constantly recognised as leading lawyer for Intellectual Property by

  • Asia Law Leading Lawyers as Distinguished Practitioner for Intellectual Property 2021
  • IAM Global Leaders in 2020
  • IAM Strategy 300-The World’s Leading IP Strategists since 2019
  • Who’s Who Legal-Patents in the year 2017 and 2018
  • The Legal 500 Asia Pacific as Leading Lawyer since 2016
  • IAM Patent 1000-The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners since 2013
  • Asia Law Profiles in the year 2012
  • Managing Intellectual Property-IP Stars since 2010
  • Chambers Asia-Asia’s leading lawyer for business since 2009 


Key IP clients include:

  1. TATA Chemicals
  2. Oppo Mobile Telecommunications
  3. AGFA Group of Companies
  4. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
  5. Steer Group of Companies
  6. Pine Labs
  7. G4S Plc. And G4S Security Solutions (India) Pvt. Ltd.
  8. The Doon School 

Professional Affiliations

Essenese Obhan is a member of the Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA), Federation Internationale des Conseils en Propriete Industrielle (FICPI),  International Trademark Association (INTA) and the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI) and German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR).