You’ve got great ideas. Let’s embark on a journey to secure them.
What We Do
Our copyright services are specifically tailored to meet the unique needs of the entertainment, tech, and content driven industries. With a deep understanding of these dynamic sectors, our experienced team provides comprehensive copyright protection and management solutions. We assist clients in registering their creative works, such as music, films, software, and digital content, ensuring they receive the full benefits of copyright protection. Our services encompass advising on licensing agreements, royalty negotiations, copyright infringement disputes, and digital rights management. Whether you’re an artist, filmmaker, musician, software developer, or content creator; our expertise in copyright law enables us to safeguard your intellectual property rights and maximise the value of your creative endeavours in this dynamic era of constant change.
Dodd & Co. stands out in the legal industry by offering innovative solutions that enhance the client experience. Our unwavering commitment extends to providing high-quality, accessible, and cost-effective business and intellectual property related legal services across South Asia, encompassing India, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and the Maldives.
What truly sets us apart is our core Partner team of Pooja (Nicky) Dodd, Sanjeeth (Sunny) Hegde, and Satyapal Arora, renowned for their exceptional and international experience and expertise. Their profound knowledge in intellectual property and affiliated areas of law, makes a significant difference in delivering unmatched results.
Through our transparent process, we address budgets, concerns, and the need for accountability, maximising the value of your investment. We understand the intimidating nature of the legal system, which is why we prioritise creating a comfortable and well informed environment for our clients. At Dodd & Co., we empower you to make informed decisions and grasp the intricacies of the process. Our no-surprise policy places you in control, allowing you to define parameters and scope of work, ensuring that we achieve your goals on your terms. Your idea, your business let us embark on this journey together.
One doesn’t undo the other. In fact, when you do it right (like us), both are complementary to each other.
Our team embodies “big firm” sophistication while delivering the personal touch of “small firm” culture. We work hard, play harder and aren’t afraid of showing our commitment to you and our craft.
We’re a flexible, focussed, and forward thinking legal team ready to bring solutions to your toughest problems.
Our Core Team
Pooja Dodd brings to the table a wealth of expertise in diverse realms of intellectual property, including enforcement, prosecution, litigation, and transactions. Dodd has cultivated her professional acumen through extensive work experience in the UAE, USA, and India. Previously she has held a partnership position at one of India’s largest full-service law firms and a boutique IP firm, while also venturing into the realm of entrepreneurship as the founder of IP Gurus and now Dodd & Co..
Dodd’s educational background showcases her dedication to the field of IP. A Campus Law Center, Delhi University graduate, she further honed her skills with an LL.M from Franklin Pierce Law Center in Concord, NH. Beyond the legal realm of Dodd & Co., her zest for life extends to thrilling travel and daring
escapades. From riding a rickshaw all the way from Jaisalmer to Cochin, while raising funds for charity, to embarking on a Mumbai-to-Goa cycling expedition, and even traversing the famed Camino de Santiago in Spain, she embraces adventure with an unwavering passion.
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SANJEETH (SUNNY) HEGDE
Sanjeeth “Sunny”, is a versatile attorney fuelled by a passion for entrepreneurship and innovation. With his extensive experience in filing, prosecution, licensing and enforcement of IP, he has earned a reputation as the go-to legal advisor and problem solver. He actively advises both multi-national and startup clients across tech, manufacturing, and entertainment domains in India and abroad.
Sunny holds a master’s degree in Intellectual Property, Commerce, and Technology, along with a Juris Doctorate from Franklin Pierce Law Center (University of New Hampshire). His professional background includes working for renowned Fortune 500 companies like EMC2 – Dell and ADM in the US. He also regularly lectures on IP and business laws at leading universities in India.
Beyond his legal pursuits, Sunny engages in social service, particularly in the realm of education and empowerment, demonstrating his commitment to making a positive impact. He also shamelessly indulges his passion for food as a dedicated foodie!
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SATYA PAL ARORA
Satya Pal Arora is an accomplished Patent Agent, and an advocate enrolled with the Bar Council of Delhi. His expertise spans across US, EU, and Indian IP Laws, and is very well-versed in the international PCT Patent filing system.
Over the last two decades, he has successfully filed and prosecuted numerous patent applications in India, covering a diverse range of technological domains such as telecommunications, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, and more. He also serves as a visiting professor at National Law University, Delhi teaching intellectual property subjects.
Satya Pal holds an LL.M. degree in Intellectual Property Law from Franklin Pierce Law Center (University of New Hampshire), and a Ph.D. in Patent Laws from National Law University, Delhi, India. Besides IP, he is also active in fund raising and donations for the education of underprivileged children and enablement of girl child. He can be found playing TT and practicing yoga to relax.
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“For it is in giving that we receive.”
St. Francis of Assisi
At Dodd & Co., we believe in the power of channeling our knowledge and resources, in a meaningful and socially responsible way. We wish to build good karma through our work and approach pro bono clients with utmost passion and commitment. Our team works diligently to protect the legal rights of all pro bono and paying clients alike.
We understand that the legalities of creative work can be complex and counsel in a simple and accessible manner, allowing our clients to pursue their creative endeavors’ with our support and legal expertise.
Our pro bono services are based on the principle of reciprocity. As we offer our knowledge to those without a legal voice or commercial resources, it gives our attorneys the opportunity to sharpen their skills and feel a sense of personal as well as professional fulfilment.