Heritage Matters

We know the value of knowing who we are. Vision for our role as an organization is borne of our heritage.

The beginning could perhaps be described as humble yet it had the makings of the institution to come.

Late Mr. L.S. Davar

Founder in 1932

Late Mr. G. S. Davar

Former Chairman

Dr Joshita Davar Khemani

Managing Partner & Principal Attorney

  • 1932

    Started Our IP Journey

    Founded and Head Quartered in Kolkata, L.S. DAVAR & Co. a Full-Service Intellectual Property Law Firm was established in the year 1932 by Late Mr L. S. Davar, an Attorney at Law.

  • 1966

    Invited to The Parliament of India

    Late Mr. L.S.Davar was Invited as a witness to the joint/select committee constituted to present report on The Patent Bill, 1965 to the Parliament of India during the year 1966.  Based on the recommendation of the committee, The Patent Act, 1970 was enacted which still remains the basis for putting in place a balanced patent regime in India. 

  • 1975

    Rich Legacy of the Firm

    The firm’s former Chairman, Late Mr. G. S. Davar a Patent Lawyer has successfully carried forward the rich legacy of the firm.

  • 2010

    Current Managing Partner

    Dr Joshita Davar Khemani and her team who have been relentlessly offering world class legal services within the IP domain and helping their clients build a strong IP portfolio & always ensured a competitive advantage.

  • 2015

    Formation of Departments

    Skilled in Client relationships, Litigation, Management, Intellectual Property, and Trademarks, Dr Joshita Davar Khemani has dominated the Indian legal space for more than 30 years. With zonal offices in Delhi and Bengaluru and associates in over 145 countries, Dr Joshita Davar Khemani significantly increased its legal services wings.

  • 2016

    Great Place to Work

    Being a great place to work, several Attorneys have been with the firm for more than 25 years, and their dedication has made client retention for more than 30 years, possible.

  • 2017

    World Class Legal Services

    Dr Joshita Davar Khemani & her team have been relentlessly offering world class legal services within the IP domain and helping their clients build a strong IP portfolio & ensure a competitive advantage.

  • 2018

    Fair Policy

    Under her direct supervision the team consists of IP Professionals and support associates at large including all the three offices situated in the Tier-I cities of India. The firm has evolved as a trusted IP partner of Global, Large and Mid-size companies and foreign IP law firms. Her active monitoring and involvement at every stage renders the services to the clients at Fair and Transparent Pricing policy.

  • 2019

    Superior IT Infra

    To maintain such superior service standards, the firm operates on a strong IT backbone, implementing a world class comprehensive ERP system based on the latest cloud platform for timeline recordings, document management and case management. With her strong vision the in-house IT experts have developed a number of tools and resources for businesses to help them tackle departments to work more effectively for enforcement at home and abroad.