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Damodar Vaidya

Advocate and Patent Agent
Founding Partner of DServe Legal

My Background

Damodar is B. Tech. in Mechanical Engineering and subsequently he obtained degrees of LL.B. and MBA. Damodar is enrolled as Advocate at Delhi Bar Council and registered as a Patent Agent at the Office of the Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trade Marks.

Our Story

Damodar brings a unique combination of having strong experience in multinational companies and a law firm in Tax, IPRs, Business Structuring, Contract Structuring, and Regulation specific to key sectors and emerging technology industries.  He is able to integrate his experience in these fields to provide business solution in strategic consultancy and litigation.     For the last 15 years, Damodar was Executive Partner with Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan, Attorneys (‘L&S’). Damodar established and led the Direct Tax and the IPR Engineering Practice of L&S at pan-India level.  Over the years, Damodar provided strategic consultancy involving business structuring and cross-border transactions, and also handled litigation related cases in the field of Direct Tax and IPRs. 

Apart from the Direct Tax and IPR Services, Damodar was involved in providing strategic consultancy and litigation services in dispute resolution, indirect tax laws, cyber laws, electricity regulations, environment regulations, food and safety regulations, labour laws, and the contract law. Given his strong technical and legal acumen, Damodar has successfully handled complex Customs and GST Classification Assignments.

Contact Information:

Tel: +91 7719866166

E-mail: [email protected]

My Approach

Over the years, Damodar trained, mentored, and developed a competent legal team to deliver the best quality consultancy and litigation services related to IPR, Income Tax, Classification of Goods, Valuation, and other Laws specific to variety of industry sectors, including Automobile, ICT, E-commerce and Digital Economy, Engineering, Manufacturing, Consumer Goods, and FMCG. Especially, in the field of IPR, Damodar has led the team of engineers and lawyers who drafted and prosecuted valuable and complicated inventions and successfully obtained patents in India and other major jurisdictions.

Before entering into in providing full-time legal services, Damodar worked for more than 30 years in electrical, electronics, IT, and telecom multinational and large companies, including Larsen & Toubro, Philips, and Hughes. During his industry career, he was responsible for transfer of technology to India, indigenisation of products, management of supply chain, implementation of strategic projects for customers, management of a CIO and CTO functions, and management of a business unit of a multinational company.

He is a guest faculty at a premier Institutes.  Damodar is a regular speaker in various forums.