is a partner at the firm and leads the firm’s intellectual property practice. He represents international and domestic clients in a host of Intellectual Property matters involving patent prosecution, patent litigation, trade marks, trade dress, names, goodwill, copyright, designs, and Internet and technology, strategic counselling and advice. Dev advises a number of clients on licensing issues including cross-border transactions such as technology licences and M&A with an emphasis on the outsourcing sector. His practice includes structuring and negotiating transactions for clients based in India and abroad on issues relating to outsourcing. He has acted for clients based in India and abroad on technology and intellectual property driven transactions. A significant amount of his practice is in dealing with issues arising out of cross-border outsourcing of data and the implications under Indian intellectual property and information technology laws.