Abhishek Sharma is the managing partner at Sharma Abhyanker LLP and heads the India operations of the firm. He advises a number of Indian and U.S. based clients on protecting their intellectual property globally and assists leading venture capitalists and multinational corporations on international trademarks, copyright and design prosecution, enforcement, transfer, and licensing. He represents a variety of businesses including software companies, kite flying thread manufacturers, video gaming companies, manufacturers of household goods, paint manufacturers and financial service providers. He actively offers pro-bono legal advice to entrepreneurs and small businesses on identifying their intellectual property, creating effective in-house IP incentive and protection programs.
Abhishek has also assisted LegalForce Trademarkia (one of the largest legal websites on the Internet) in creating its trademark process flows and manages the international operations of the company. Being a legal enthusiast, he has also addressed students at various law schools including Christ University, Bangalore and Deeksha Bhoomi Law School, Nagpur on intellectual property laws and has partnered with them to provide internship opportunities and placements in the Firm. He passion for teaching law has driven him into his new venture KruxLaw.com, a video based tutorial website for law exams in India. Prior to establishing Sharma Abhyanker, LLP, Abhishek was a partner at KK & Associates, a law firm based in Delhi where he successfully represented clients in their corporate and intellectual property matters.
Abhishek holds a Masters of Law degree LL.M. in intellectual property, Commerce and Technology from the University of New Hampshire School of Law (formerly known as Franklin Pierce Law Center) and an LL.B. degree (with honors) from Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University in Delhi, India. He also studied towards a certificate in intellectual property management and administration at FICCI (Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry) in New Delhi, India.
Abhishek is a licensed attorney in India enrolled with the Bar Council of Delhi.