Bharucha & Co. was founded seven decades ago and is amongst the leading Intellectual Property law firms in Pakistan. The firm is a one stop solution for all Intellectual Property and related matters and is one of the oldest firms of Pakistan in this profession. It has a long history going back to 1948, founded by Mr. Abdur Rehman Bharucha (1909 – 2001), a pioneer IP professional in Pakistan, upon his migration from India after independence of Pakistan (August 1947).
The firm gets its strength from collective excellence of highly qualified legal minds and technical experts having the experience of several decades as well as the ever increasing fresh blood. It is a destination for officers of IP offices in Pakistan post retirement. In its 70 years of existence in the IP profession, Bharucha & Co. has excelled in its main areas of practice involving all aspects of patents, trade marks, designs, copyright, domain names, licensing, franchising and litigation. In addition, it has developed an extensive and dynamic network of law firms in neighbouring countries, mainly South Asian and Gulf countries in order to assure its clients of reliable assistance in the said countries as well.
The firm takes pride in being a client oriented service provider catering to the needs of individuals to large domestic and international corporations predominantly from the US, Europe and Asia as well countries in the Middle East and Far East Asia. It represents clients involved in business, trading, services, industry, etc. mainly in automobile, chemical, education, financial services, food & beverage, healthcare, engineering, pharmaceutical & life science, software & computer service, technology, hardware & electronics, telecommunication sectors and many more. It is fortunate to have a handful of clients belonging to the Fortune 500 companies. The firm significantly invests in maintaining its own extensive database of IP matters in Pakistan on one of the world’s renowned IP management software which not only handles internal workflow of the firm but also provides for instant searches for its clients and other needs. The firm also works in collaboration with an investigation agency specializing in the field of IP which ensures quality and reliability of the investigative work.
The firm is proud to be highly commended consistently by some of the most prestigious legal referral guides such as The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, Managing Intellectual Property, Chambers Asia Pacific and handful of other publications which vouch for its high standards, discerning clientele and impressive performance. Bharucha & Co. and/or its members hold memberships in INTA, CITMA, AIPPI, APAA, CIPA, AIPLA, IBA, IPBA, PTMG, MARQUES, ECTA, LES besides local IP association PIPRA and the local Bars.