Pro Bono

Anand and Anand is committed to protecting critical Intellectual Property assets and improving access to justice for each of its clients. Hence  the firm has made pro bono representations for artists and authors, scientists and spiritual leaders with regard to protection and enforcement of their intellectual property rights.

Our major pro bono representations

Amar Nath Sehgal, an internationally acclaimed sculptor and artist, was represented by the firm in the highly publicised Vigyan Bhawan Mural case. The case involved a moral rights dispute over a  bronze mural commissioned by the Government of India which was destroyed during renovation of the building where the mural was displayed.

Bandit Queen Phoolan Devi, who complained that her right to privacy had been violated by the UK Channel 9 film "Bandit Queen".

Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Bhagwan Rajneesh (Osho) Trust and Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's Art of Living Foundation, which are large spiritual movements originating in India.

The Indian Software Industry was represented by Anand and Anand before the Core Group entrusted with the amendment of the Copyright Act, 1957.