Advocates IP Law Alliance

Full-Service Intellectual Property Law Firm in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Advocates IP Law Alliance

35/A Purana Paltan Line
VIP Road

Dhaka 1000

Phone+880 (179) 7589335
Fax +880 (2) 913-1977

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Law Firm Overview

Advocates IP Alliance is a leading intellectual property law firm in Dhaka, Bangladesh, providing brands, entrepreneurs, and businesses worldwide the expertise and skill required to protect and care for the names, trademarks, and patents that comprise their livelihood.
The firm maintains several offices throughout Asia, a full staff of skilled employees, and memberships in intellectual property associations around the world, habits that enable the firm to provide the widest possible net of protection for Bangladesh's diverse business clientele.

Advocates IP Alliance has devoted itself exclusively to the protection and maintenance of intellectual property, quickly winning the loyalty and gratitude of clients across the globe, from single entrepreneurs to business and brands recognized all over the world. The firm's five proven and tested lawyers are kept well-ahead of any necessary qualifications and enrollments with regulating local and international authorities, and each has a wide-ranging series of specialties that provide protection and security for the copyrights and designs that comprise each client's business and means. The firm's office in Dhaka is conveniently located near the Bangladesh Department of Patent, Design, and Trademarks, a short journey those in the firm make daily on behalf of the clients they serve with aggression and commitment.

Few things are more important to a business than its intellectual property, the means by which it grows and develops a customer base and through which it communicates to any and all markets throughout the world. Advocates IP Alliance has proudly given its many years of success to the service of corporations, entrepreneurs, and businesses across the globe, providing all with the protection and security required to grow and thrive in Dhaka, Bangladesh and throughout southern Asia. The firm was selected as the "2014 and 2015 IP Law Firm of the Year in Bangladesh" by Corporate Intl Magazine".

Year this Office was Established: 1995

Languages: Bengali, English

Areas of Law

Additional Areas of Law: Domain Registration; Domain Protection; Business Investigations; Document Verification; Corporate Crimes; Occupational Fraud; Intellectual Property Infringement Investigations; Business Background Investigations; Public Documents Verifications; Corporate Crime Detection and Investigations; Occupational Fraud Investigations; Information of Legal Proceedings; Surveillance Observations; Project Launching Verifications; Real Estate Examining; Due Diligence Investigation; Fraud Investigations in Insurance; Verification of Document.

Areas of Law Description

Bangladesh IP Law Office provides a wide range of intellectual property services, including but not limited to:

- Intellectual Property

Intellectual property infringement, Intellectual property licensing, Intellectual property litigation, Intellectual property protection, Intellectual property rights to protect patents, copyrights and domains

- Trademarks

Trademark arbitration, Trademark infringement, Trademark litigation, Trademark prosecution, and Trademark registration

- Designs

Design rights; Industrial models and designs; Industrial property; Industrial property protection; Industrial property rights

- IP Risk Investigation, Detection and Management

* Intellectual property infringement investigations
* Business background investigations
* Public documents verifications
* Corporate crime detection and investigations
* Occupational fraud investigations
* Information of legal proceedings
* Surveillance observations
* Project launching verifications
* Real estate examining
* Due diligence investigation
* Fraud investigations in insurance
* Verification of documents


Delwar Hossain
Managing Partner
Domain Names, Intellectual Property, Patents, Trademark


Mr. Ashek Ali
Intellectual Property

Mr. Mohammed Sohul Hussain
Business and Industry, Intellectual Property, Litigation

Mr. Khondker Mahbubuddin Ahmed
Civil Rights, Energy

Dr. A.K.M. Masudul Haque
Business and Industry, Intellectual Property


  • Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys
  • Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA) Japan
  • European Communities Trade Mark Association (ECTA) Switzerland
  • International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI) Switzerland

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Articles Published by Advocates IP Law Alliance

 Criminal Action in Bangladesh against Infringement of Hewlett-Packard (HP)

Infringement of IP rights is a common problem in Bangladesh. However, the brand owners prefer to protect their rights at any cost to minimize the violation. The renowned American Company, Hewlett- Packard (HP) engaged Bangladeshi Law Firm, Advocates IP Law Alliance for taking legal action for such aggressive violation.

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 Rectification of Register or Imposition of Limitation of Trademarks in Bangladesh

The Hon'ble High Court Division of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh has rejected the Rectification Case No. 3 of 2009 filed by a Bangladeshi Trader, IBN SINA Food Limited.

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 Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights - Bangladesh

The development of the IP system depends on the effective enforceability of IP rights. Bangladesh present IP enforcement mechanisms are well organized and the agencies are now well coordinated and their effective measures can limit the number of violations.

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 Bangladesh, Registration of Patents, Designs and Trademarks

It is encouraging that the Government has taken initiative to update the Department and started the automation process.

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Videos Provided by Advocates IP Law Alliance

Live TV Programme on Intellectual Property Rights in Bangladesh

Mr. Delwar Hossain, Advocate, Supreme Court of Bangladesh and Managing Partner of Advocates IP Law Alliance in a live Television Programme on November 30, 2014 at 16: 20 hours discussed various issues of Intellectual Property Rights in Bangladesh that includes, how to protect Intellectual Property Rights: How can stop infringement of Intellectual Property Rights; What is Infringement of Intellectual Property Rights; What is passing off and how can we stop it; Protection of Intellectual Property Right under common law; Penal Provisions for Protection of Intellectual Property Rights, and How to Minimize the Violation of Intellectual Property Rights.

Legal Action for Infringement of Trademark in Bangladesh

Trademark infringement is a common problem in Bangladesh. The renowned company HEWLETT- PACKARD (HP) has assigned a Malaysian Company Hill Risk Consulting (M) Sdn. Bhd. to take appropriate actions against the infringers in Bangladesh infringing different products of HP. Hill & Associates engaged Bangladeshi Law Firm, Advocates IP Law Alliance to investigate the markets to identify the targets for taking necessary legal action. Bangladeshi Law Firm investigated the market and found aggressive violations in the open markets. The firm initially lodged formal complaint with the District Magistrate to form Mobile Court for taking action. The District Magistrate engaged Begum Shahnaj Sultana, Metropolitan Magistrate to conduct Mobile court vide Memo No. 05.41.2600. dated January 24, 2012 and accordingly asked assistance from Rapid Action Battalion and Police Commissioner to assist the Metropolitan Magistrate. At this stage the local distributor of HP declined to come forward to assist the Mobile Court.

The Bangladeshi Law Firm lodged another complaint to the local Police Station at Motijheel being General Diary No. 1162 on June 13, 2012 to conduct raids upon the targets infringing HP products. On the basis of the complaint the local police station conducted raids in Motijheel Area and found infringed items in some shops trading with computer accessories. The police taken necessary action for such unlawful trading against the infringers.

35/A Purana Paltan Line, VIP Road
Dhaka 1000, BANGLADESH
Phone No. 880-1199-864967

Bangladesh IP Law Office: Enforcement of IP Rights (Patents, Designs & Trademark) in Bangladesh

This is an enforcement action for protection of Intellectual Property Rights in Bangladesh. The brand, SAMSONITE is a popular brand in Bangladesh but some dishonest traders are trading with the mark unlawfully. The local agent of Samsonite Corporation has initiated a criminal action for such violation. The Rapid Action Battalion-3 arrested three person with huge numbers of counterfeit products. The local Police started a criminal case against the traders.

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