High Technology
  • Electronics & Electrical

    Krishna & Saurastri Associates LLP has counseled clients engaged in the business of radios, television systems, stereo systems, computers, refrigerators, semiconductors, transistors, and integrated circuits, telecommunications, information technology systems and solutions, electrical equipment and systems, transmission lines, transformers, conductors, boilers, turbines, switch equipment, mechatronics, medical electronics, automobile electronics, engineering, power and solar photovoltaic, consumer electronics and appliances, electronic components, instruments, microelectronics, nanotechnology, biomedical devices, advanced sound and video recording and reproducing systems, microwave ovens, cellular telephones, and personal computers. We have advised clients on protecting patents, trademarks, designs, and other forms of intellectual property. We have also advised on technology transfers, licensing and M&As. From time to time, we have also been engaged in litigation matters related to such technologies.

  • Telecom & Networking

    Krishna & Saurastri Associates LLP has counseled clients engaged in the business of telecommunication technology including GPRS, GSM, CDA, EDGE, WCDMA to LTE, LTE-A, 4G, WiMAX, 5G, 5G hybrid FTTN, software-defined networking (SDN), SD WAN, Internet of Things (IoT), Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, NFC, RFID, radar, machine learning (ML), artificial intelligence (AI), augmented reality (AR) applications, virtual reality (VR) applications, Voice over IP (VoIP), IPv6, Voice over LTE (VoLTE), LiFi, RF over Fiber (RFoF), LIDAR, 4K imaging, and web-based communication in real time (WebRTC). We have advised wireless service providers, mobile handset manufacturers, chip manufacturers, telecom regulators, cloud computing solution providers, smart home automation makers, broadband service providers, digital transformation technology providers, etc. Our assignments have included protection of patents, designs, trademarks. We have also handled patent litigation, technology transfer and license agreements in this field.

  • Software & Mobile Apps

    Krishna & Saurastri Associates LLP has counseled clients engaged in the business of development of software solutions, native apps, hybrid apps, web apps, gaming apps, AR and VR gaming apps, location-based apps, social networking and messaging apps, and other educational, lifestyle, and utility apps, cloud and mobile computing, business intelligence and analytics, AI, ML, personal computer applications, operating systems, user interfaces, network management, enterprise software, etc. We have advised on protection of patents, trademarks, designs, copyrights and trade secrets. We have also handled software license agreements, software development agreements, technology transfers, and other commercial transactions. Occasionally, we have also handled regulatory and litigation matters involving software companies.

  • AI

    Artificial Intelligence has revolutionized the way computers and devices are operated. Krishna & Saurastri Associates LLP has handled a variety of matters related to natural language processing, sematic learning, speech recognition, virtual assistants, chatbots, neural network processing, intelligent decision management, deep learning platforms, biometrics, robotic process automation, text analytics, digital twins or AI modelling, cyber defense, compliance, AI knowledge worker aid, content creation by AI engines, peer-to-peer (P2P) networks, emotion recognition, image recognition and image processing. AI being a budding field, the laws and regulations governing such technologies can be tricky, and therefore, both start-ups and multinationals working in this field should consult practitioners having expertise in this field. We offer rich expertise and experience in handling patent, trademark, copyright and regulatory issues relating to AI.

  • Fintech & Smart Contracts

    Fintech is an emerging sector with the potential to disrupt the traditional monetary systems. Bitcoin has been the most discussed crypto currency in recent years due to novelty, price, and the hype around its value. Block-chain and smart contracts provide a transparency to the transactions while also increasing the speed, accuracy, and reliability thereof. At Krishna & Saurastri Associates LLP, we have assisted start-ups, banks, NBFCs, and multinationals in protecting their innovations through trademarks, and patents related to block-chain, smart contracts, distributed ledger platforms, peer-to-peer (P2P) lending marketplaces, digital assets, alternative lending platforms, B2B payments, digital currencies, digital payments, online transactions, foreign exchange trades, and in fintech regulations. We also handle intellectual property matters related to digital identity and records managements, open banking, digital wallets, smart contract application programming interfaces (APIs), and application of smart contracts in art and advertisements.

  • E-Commerce

    Krishna & Saurastri has advised all types of e-commerce businesses including online retail, digital advertising, Business-to-Business (B2B), and Business-to-Customer (B2C) companies. We have handled all types of projects including smart assistants, chatbots, voice recognition systems, voice search, artificial intelligence (AI) assisted e-commerce, consumer data analytics, targeted advertising, mobile payments, personalized user experiences, and headless ecommerce. Our work has been focused on protection of patents, trademarks and copyrights. We have also handled online counterfeits and IP litigation matters involving such companies. Clients have also engaged us on transactions such as M&As, licensing agreements, supply agreements, and other commercial transactions.

  • Internet & IoT

    Internet of Things (IoT) is an extended internet network that encompasses active devices as well as passive objects. IoT has helped develop Industry v4.0 with smart factories, automated assemblies, and deeper IoT penetration in manufacturing and assembly. At Krishna & Saurastri Associates LLP, we have advised various clients in obtaining patents for varied IoT applications such as home automation, fitness trackers, connected contact lenses, autonomous self-healing systems, swarm technologies, Industrial IoT (IIoT), and other smart devices. Internet, itself, is also evolving by development of various efficient protocols, such as Transmission Control Protocol (TCP), Internet Protocol (IP), Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP), File Transfer Protocol (FTP), Secured Shell (SSH), Telnet, Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP), Domain Name System (DNS), Post Office Protocol version 3 (POP 3), Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP), Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP), and HTTPS. We have also advised such companies on patent, trademark and copyright infringement actions and on licensing matters.

  • Information Technology

    With increased digitalization, the information technology industry is currently at the forefront of rapid growth. The evolution has been swift from personal computers to the internet-of-things (IoT). This has made way for better processes, networks and applications which have resulted in the creation and need for protection of intellectual property rights. Krishna & Saurastri Associates LLP is involved in protecting intellectual property in software, business methods and computer technology. This includes areas such as cyber, system and network security, forensics, data management and analytics, digital applications, intelligent devices, embedded systems and smart technologies. These technologies are used for sophisticated operations in business, management of information systems, networking, information and communication technologies. More specifically, we have counseled clients on patents, trademarks, copyrights, software license agreements, litigation and related matters.

  • Semiconductors

    At Krishna & Saurastri Associates LLP, we have advised clients who are engaged in the business of making transistors, integrated circuits, photovoltaics in solar technology, 3D printing machines, various types of LED and LCD displays, microprocessors and microcontrollers, control systems, semiconductor chip designing, and semiconductor fabrication processes and systems. Most of our clients from this industry have sought our assistance in patent protection, license agreements and technology transfers.

  • Robotics & Automation

    Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is used to automate labor intensive processes in order to increase the productivity of the industry. Krishna & Saurastri Associates LLP has advised on matters related to computer aided manufacturing, computer integrated manufacturing systems, factory automation, computerized controllers, robot motion planning, robotic arms, robot manipulators, and computerized controllers. We have also handled matters related to maintenance, programming, and design changes of robotic systems. Our clients in this space utilized our legal services relating to trademarks, patents, designs, copyrights and commercial transactions.

  • Optics

    Optics have now evolved from passive imagining such as mirrors and lenses to active imaging such as lasers and optical sensors. Various industries have grown to apply optics. At Krishna & Saurastri Associates LLP, we have worked with such clients and have advised in the domains of optical communications, optical storage, optical-medical devices, medical imaging machines, optical thin-films, eyewear, and focusing lenses. We have experience in handling matters related to photonics, microlithography or photolithography, fiber optic cables, telescopes and microscopes, spectrophotometry, remote sensing, laser surgeries, photocoagulation, pressure and position sensing, scintillation counting, intravascular pressure transducers and, in-vivo oximeters. Most of our clients in this area have engaged our legal services related to patents, designs, trademarks and transactions.

  • Nanotechnology

    Nanotechnology is primarily the study and application of things at a nanoscale. At Krishna & Saurastri Associates LLP, we have advised clients in various fields and applications of nanotechnology, such as, nanoscale additives, nanoscale particles, nano-engineered materials, nanoscale sensors embedded in smart fabrics, nano-bioengineering of enzymes, nanostructured coatings, thin film membranes, nano-fabrics, nano-technology based filters, nanocomposites, nano-paints, and nano-lubricants. We have provided services relating to trademarks, patents, designs, and advised on agreements and regulatory compliances for such clients.

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