Intellectual Property

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Anti-Counterfeit & Brand Protection

The protection of intellectual property is ranked high amongst the list of services we provide at Sudath Perera Associates and the firm is well equipped to advice our clients on any form of Intellectual Property Violations.

Sudath Perera Associate’s Founder and Managing Partner, Sudath Perera, has earned a reputation as Sri Lanka’s “counterfeit buster” for his success in brand protection and anti- piracy suits. Sudath has won notable victories for many top international brands, including Microsoft, Victoria’s Secret and Ralph Lauren.

Sudath Perera Associates has a specialized unit dealing with Brand Protection and Anti-Piracy matters. We employ every legal tool on behalf of brand owners from civil litigation to criminal actions, through law enforcement agencies or private prosecutions. The expertise include initiating action on behalf of a right holder, advising clients in relation to their IP related issues, and assisting law enforcement officers with regard to seizure actions. Globally, Sudath Perera Associates has established strong relationships with leading law firms and corporations. Sudath Perera Associates offers innovative strategies for the successful protection of IP rights while adapting to suit the specific needs of a broad range of domestic and international brand owners.

Sudath Perera Associates also works with other organisations that lobby the Sri Lankan Government and its agencies to implement effective statutory changes to enable brand owners to tackle the counterfeiting problem more effectively.