Kapil Batra

Professional Snapshot
Overall Experience:

Carrying over 9 years of experience in handling diverse & complex assignments spread across domains such as Intellectual Property Rights (IPR), Planning and Monitoring Enforcement Actions, Liaison with Enforcement Authorities, Tax Laws, Compliance, Research & Analysis, Business Ethics/ Compliance Violations with respect to provisions of FCPA, UKBA & POCA.

Educational & Professional Background:

Started the career with a law firm. Handled multiple clients on litigation matters in the courts of quasi-judicial authorities like tax commissionerate and special courts like tax tribunals. Worked with a telecom firm to expand its market share in Central & Western India. Briefly worked with an HR consulting firm, designing investment portfolio, payroll consulting & management, compensation & benefits management and general HR practices.

Worked with a Hong-Kong based risk mitigation firm & one of the Big 4s, extensively in the field of Brand Protection (Anti-counterfeiting program) i.e. handling assignments on infringement of Trade Mark / Patents / Copyrights. Opining on resistibility and availability of brands to various national and international clients. Conducting in-house trainings and seminars on awareness of IPR laws and international treaties protecting the intellectual property on global basis. Market Survey (Primary & Secondary (Online)). Assessing Scale of Operations/Activities (Category of Violation, Seizure, etc.). Coordination with Enforcement Agencies & law firms in procuring court orders. Coordinating Civil & Criminal Action/Raid, Market Sweep for various clients facing counterfeiting issues in & outside India.

Graduated in Commerce & Law. Completed MBA specializing in Finance & Marketing. Certification from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. Actively participated in various seminars & workshops (nationally & internationally) on issues related to growth of IPR laws & growing menace of counterfeiting.