Raja Selvam

Raja Selvam

Mr.Selvam is the founding attorney of the IP law firm Selvam and Selvam. He practices Intellectual Property law with special focus on protection and enforcement of trademarks and domain names. He has extensive experience in advising clients such as TripAdvisor LLC, ADP Inc, Citrix Online, Fromageries Bel, World Triathlon Corporation, Cartier, Linux Foundation on branding strategies, clearance searches, filing, prosecution of trademarks and internet domain name disputes; intellectual property transactions including IP audits, policies and procedures, due diligence, trademark acquisitions, licensing, assignments, settlement, consent and coexistence agreements.

Mr.Selvam also enjoys his experience as a visiting faculty, Department of Journalism, Madras University where he teaches Copyright and Trademark law.

His clientele include both individuals and companies ranging from small start-ups to multi-national corporations in a wide variety of industries, including technology, consumer goods, pharmaceuticals and confectionary.

Selvam is a member of the International Trademark Association and serves on the INTA Subcommittee.

Prior to starting the law firm Selvam and Selvam, he was an associate with Lall and Sethi, an IP firm based in New Delhi where he had the opportunity to work with the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) on issues relating to copyright infringement of Hollywood movies and has successfully conducted enforcement actions against piracy of Hollywood blockbusters.

Mr.Selvam is also passionate about technology and often spends his free time developing and improving various tech tools for effective management of his client’s IP portfolio.

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About Raja
Raja's key practice areas:
Intellectual Property
Entertainment Law
Internet and Technology
Patents
Trademarks and Copyright
Raja's flat fee services
  • Professional fee for filing to registration of one trademark in one class ($150.00)

    Preparing and filing of the application Reporting filing confirmation Follow up every 3 months until registration Reviewing and forwarding registration certificate Possible additional expenses if applicable: Responding to any objections if raised at the time of examination – US $250/class Preparing and filing affidavit of usage if usage is claimed – US $ 250/class Attending hearing if appointed before the examiner – US $ 250/mark Stamping of documents – US $60/document

  • Professional fee for filing to registration of a copyright application in one class ($100.00)

    Preparing and filing of the application Reporting filing confirmation Follow up every 3 months until registration Reviewing and forwarding registration certificate Possible additional expenses if applicable: Responding to any objections if raised at the time of examination – US $150/work Attending hearing if appointed before the examiner – US $ 150/work Stamping of documents – US $60/document

  • Professional fee for filing to grant of one patent ($470.00)

    Preparing and filing of the application Reporting filing confirmation Follow up every 3 months until registration Reviewing and forwarding registration certificate Possible additional expenses if applicable: Responding to any objections if raised at the time of examination – US $550/class Attending hearing if appointed before the examiner – US $ 550/mark Stamping of documents – US $60/document

  • .in domain name recovery ($150.00)

    Prepare and file an application with the .in registry to recover the .in domain name.

Raja's articles
  • How to register a trademark in India?

    This is one of the many questions I am often asked regarding trademarks whenever I discuss IP law with a group of young budding students, entrepreneurs or startup companies. There are several artic... Read More