Mohammad Fazil Bharucha

PARTNER

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Related Practices

  • Trade Marks
  • Patents & Designs
  • Copyright
  • Counseling
  • Litigation
  • Franchising & Licensing

Education

  • B.Sc. (Electrical Engineering)
  • Oklahoma State University, USA

  • LLB
  • S.M. Government Law College, Karachi, Pakistan

Membership

  • AIPPI
  • AIPLA
  • IBA
  • IPBA
  • INTA
  • CITMA
  • CIPA
  • APAA
  • Marques
  • ECTA
  • Eta Kappa Nu Electrical Engineering Honors Society
  • LES
  • FICPI
  • PIPRA

Recognitions

  • Recognized as ‘Patent Star 2020/2021 and Trade Mark Star2020/2021’ in IP Stars 2021 ranking by Managing Intellectual Property
  • Recognized as ‘WIPR Leader 2021’ for Patents and Trade Marks in the 2021 edition of WIPR Leaders  

Overview

Mohammad Fazil Bharucha is the Managing Partner at Bharucha & Co. and is an advocate of the Sindh High Court. He has been with the firm since 1986.

He focuses on patent, trade mark and copyright prosecution, a range of contentious and non-contentious IP matters, including litigation, intellectual property due diligence and strategic intellectual property portfolio management. He has been involved in patent and trade mark disputes before High Court. He has also acted as a Pakistani Law Expert on IP matters in courts in foreign jurisdictions.

He is profes­sionally active in various IP forums both locally and internationally. He has been involved in the committee for which drafted the curriculum for introduction of IP law courses in colleges and universities across Pakistan and has also been involved in conducting training sessions for judiciary in relation to IP laws.

He is currently serving as a Legal Resource from Pakistan for International Trade Mark Association’s (INTA) “International Oppositions Practice Guide” and has recently been appointed to INTA’s Unfair Competition Committee for the years 2022-2023, previously he was on Parallel Imports and Geographical Indications Committees of INTA. Since 2018, he is a member of standing committee on Commercialization of IP of International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI). He has also served as the “President Pakistan Group of Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA),” from 2010 till 2012 and has been an active member of Patents Committee for many years. He was the Delegate of Independent Members of Pakistan and Kazakhstan of AIPPI from 2011 till 2015.   

Chambers & Partners recognizes him with many accolades such as a “visible” partner with a “potent background” in the intellectual property market, covers all areas of IP law and is best known in the market for his work and they also stated “professional at all times” and “very commercial in the way he deals with things”.

Publications

2021 Pharmaceutical Trademarks 2021
Lexology-Getting The Deal Through
2019 Patent Litigation-Pakistan
Chambers Practice Guide – 2019
2018 Comparative Legal Guide – Intellectual Property – Pakistan
The Legal 500 & The In-House Lawyer
2018 Pharmaceutical advertising-Law and Practice-Pakistan
Chambers Global Practice Guides
2011 Industry Update: The Competition Act of Pakistan
Corporate INTL – October 2011

Recognitions